Day: February 27, 2006

Octavia Butler Dies at 58

Truly tragic. She was one of the first and most prominent African American science fiction writers. “She is a world-class science fiction writer in her own right,” Jewell said. “She was one of the first and one of the best…

Be Ashamed.

There’s so much going on here that I don’t even know where to start: From a website called “Modesty Zone,” which is targeted entirely at women (their other products include a t-shirt which reads “Girls Gone Mild” on the front,…

More Law Geekery

You are the Rule of Lenity! You interpret ambiguities in penal statutes in favor of the accused. You’re a laid-back kind of rule and concerned with not being too quick to judge. You’re soft on crime. Which Canon of Statutory…

Well, Gosh.

Polygamist Utah judge gets the boot for violating state anti-bigamy law. Unsurprisingly, godbag judge is pissed: Steed said he was disappointed with the decision. “I had hoped that the court would see my case as an opportunity to correct the…

Fuck.

So I just woke up to use the bathroom, and wandered into the kitchen. Guess who almost set the house on fire last night? Yup, I left a dish of yams in the oven and went to bed. I was…

Feh.

Lauren, who is still with us all in spirit, handed me a link to this post about tranny stuff from Oso Raro’s blog. (No offense to OR, here, who can hardly be expected not to consider all the issues raised…