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There's a "Hitting Girls Is Cool" Page on Facebook

Check it out. Here is John Krautzner’s–he’s the creator and self-styled “Alpha Male” on the page–post called “Reasons to Hit Girls:” There are many reasons to hit girls. First of all, it keeps those bitches in line. If a girl … Continue reading

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My fruitless search for the best twitter/facebook client

Here’s what I want: A program which will keep track of both my twitter feed and my facebook feed, with pop-up notifications to let me know when one of my friends posts something new. And that pop-up should have useful … Continue reading

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ABW and FaceBook, Round 2

So something weird happened to the first ABW FaceBook page. Not a clue, and I didn’t have the energy to worry about it at the time (layoffs, life upheavals, you know the drill).  A second ABW FaceBook page has is now live and is more stable. I know a bunch of people became fans before… […] Continue reading

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Facebook photos

I’m not really keen on having photos of myself on facebook and flicker accounts. As in, I’d greatly prefer that people didn’t take photos at parties and such and then post the ones of me publicly, without permission, tagged with … Continue reading

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These Vindictive Responses To Students Saying Awful Things Are Disproportionate And Wrong

Six white seniors at Desert Vista High School in Arizona took a photo of themselves wearing shirts that spelled “ni**er.”1 Understandably, students of color at Desert Vista are appalled at their classmates’ behavior – see the video at the top … Continue reading

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Some Criticism Of That Swedish “Fat And Fit is a Myth” Study

So a new Swedish study has been making headlines: ‘You cannot be fat AND fit’: Study warns obese people still have greater health risks – Mirror Online ‘Fat But Fit’ Is Not Good For Health: Study ‘Fat but fit’ counts … Continue reading

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Paramount and CBS Sue To Stop A Fan-Made Star Trek Movie

Mike Glyer at File 770 writes: Paramount and CBS have filed a copyright infringement suit against Alec Peters and others involved in making Axanar, a fan-produced Star Trek movie project that raised more than $1 million on Kickstarter and Indiegogo. … Continue reading

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Open Thread and Link Farm: Which White Man Was That One? Edition

By the way, I’m going to be in Sarasota Florida over the next week or so, so if you’re in town and want to have lunch drop me a line. An Unbelievable Story of Rape – ProPublica A woman reported … Continue reading

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Hotel Fires Employee For Calling Someone A “Slut” Online. Is This A Free Speech Issue?

Content warning: Misogynistic online harassment, including rape threats. I want to respond to a comment left by Desipis, but to do that, I’ll need to bring in some context. Clementine Ford is a feminist columnist from Australia. Various misogynists have … Continue reading

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Making Fear a Thing of Beauty

A reading and workshop built around strategies for turning what scares you into art. When: December 12, 2015, 2:00 – 3:30 PM Where: QED Astoria, 27–16 23rd Avenue, Astoria NY 11105 To buy $5 tickets click here. Here’s the Facebook … Continue reading

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