Category Archives: Rant

War Horse

Alternate title for War Horse: Cursed Horse. Because nearly everyone who climbs on that animal’s back, gets dead. War Horse, the movie, is epic. As in epic disappointment. In a picturesque Devon, Albert Narracott (Jeremy Irvine) watches a horse grow … Continue reading

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The Dreaded “P” Word

I’m always late to the party, and by party, I mean Internet kerfuffle. Case in point, the flurry over John Scalzi’s blog post regarding white male privilege. The thesis being essentially (and correctly) that all other things being equal, being … Continue reading

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How to Enable a Murderer

The thing that strikes me about the Trayvon Martin case is that, to some extent, the issue of gun control has been ignored. Make no mistake. I know racism was the cause of this young man’s death. Given that the … Continue reading

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Let’s Talk About Sex

By now everyone knows about Rush Limbaugh’s Lush Viagra Limpballs’s  nasty attack on college student, Sandra Fluke, whose only crime was appearing before Congress to explain that birth control [pill] had essential uses beyond preventing pregnancy and therefore should be … Continue reading

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Black Swan

I don’t think I’ve ever entirely forgiven Natalie Portman for the Star Wars debacle. Of course, I know the real blame lies with George Lucas and his pathological inability to direct anything with a pulse. I also know Portman isn’t … Continue reading

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Save a Manatee, Eat a Teabagger

Though the cholesterol may kill you. Rather than the tricorn hats and tea bags, the official Teabagger (no, not calling ’em Tea Party) symbol should be a helmet.  As in, “they’re so stupid, they should wear one so as not … Continue reading

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Race Cars, Not Dogs

In which I ensure that I never sell any books to anyone in the greyhound racing industry.* (*No, I’m not calling it a “sport.”) Like I give three shits. You would think, given the proliferation of casinos and other forms … Continue reading

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Why Leash Laws Are Awesome (Or Why Certain Dog Owners Are Idiots)

Why leash laws apply to you–yes you–and your precious little doggie-woggie. Continue reading

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