Day: December 4, 2007

Newspeak

Apparently slicing your throat with your own sharpened fingernail is a suicidal “gesture,” and a simple attempt to spread anti-Americanism. A detainee at the military detention camp here cut his throat with his own fingernail, causing substantial blood loss early…

Praise Bast

The Hello Kitty, uh, “shoulder massager” is back on the market. I now open the comment section for crass and predictable-but-still-funny quips about happily purring pussy [cats].

Celebrating Resilience

This sounds like a fantastic event: Young Women’s Empowerment Project is Proud to Invite you to the First Art Show (In Chicago!!!) Featuring the Original Works of our Youth Membership and Youth Staff Join us Friday, December 14th for Wine…

And it’s Helen for the win

I love this woman. Love. Do watch the video. I’m not sure what my favorite part is, but I do enjoy it when Dana Perino berates Helen Thomas for having the audacity to use her front-row seat in the briefing…

Loud and Clear

“President Bush said Tuesday that Saudi Arabia’s King Abdullah ‘knows our position loud and clear‘ on the punishment of the victim of a gang rape.” Of course he knows our position. Our position is, “Do whatever you want, just keep…

Need.

The product description* is the best part: Protect our troops – from the womb to the war. What if the fetus you were going to abort would grow up to be a soldier bringing democracy to a godless dictatorship? Plastic…

Kiss my larger-than-usual ass

You may or may not be aware that the size 2 Jennifer Love Hewitt was recently the subject of some fat-shaming by lovely gossip site TMZ and others (to whom I won’t link, but if you follow the links here,…