Archives: March 2011

links for 2011-03-31

Terrible Pick-Up Lines | The Hairpin Funny but sad. (tags: notsomuchreally love funny) 20 Sad Etsy Boyfriends – Urlesque Guys modeling their girlfriends handmade items for etsy. They're not happy about it. (tags: funny photography crafts) Wonder Woman's Costume: Not As Bad As We Thought! Now that's way better. Not as shiny, and the boots

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links for 2011-03-26

Scott Adams (Dilbert), deleted post • tinysprout Wow, talk about an angry angry woman-hating man. What a sad little douche nozzle Dilbert's creator is. "The reality is that women are treated differently by society for exactly the same reason that children and the mentally handicapped are treated differently. It’s just easier this way for everyone.

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GIRLTRASH All Night Long – official trailer

Another on the list of movies I’m going to see one way or another. It probably won’t come here, so I’ll have to buy the video. Produced by Power Up, the people who made D.E.B.S. Created by Angela Robinson, based on her extremely successful Web series from Showtime.

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It Gets Better: Pearson Employees

This is from my company – an “It gets better” message from some of the LGBT employees where I work. When I first saw that they had put it together, I thought “hey that’s pretty cool” – then I started watching it, and teared up. Damn. I do occasionally get frustrated with my job, but

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links for 2011-03-25

Effing Dykes: Did You Want to Try That On Oh, this is so a convo that I need to have with a friend of mine – the subject of "Sport Fishing" – not actual fishing, but straight girls flirting with gay girls to see if they can get a reaction. Yes this happens. Sometimes it's

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For Those With Vaginas

Transcript: Hello, I am a woman. I am a woman. I’m a woman. A female of the species. You can tell because of the whole vagina having thing. Often American women depend on Planned Parenthood for medical care. It’s like doctors and stuff. Otherwise many women can’t afford basic care. Period. It’s come to my

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Rainbow Noise: IMMA HOMO

I cannot wait for these guys to put out this song as an mp3, because I want to drive around town with my truck windows down blasting this on the stereo. “RainbowNoise is an entertainment company that specializes in marketing lesbian and gay talent to commercial and mainstream audiences without compromising the artists’ individual style

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links for 2011-03-24

The 50 books every child should read – News, Books – The Independent Recommended reading for 11 year olds. There are some great books on this list, and some I need to add to my own reading list. (tags: children literature reading education) Tainted soil is urban gardener's new challenge | The Indianapolis Star |

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Things I totally did not do at work

“The Tiger could be riding atop a firebolt that is dripping blood, while holding a scotch in one hand and a snickers in the other.” The results of a far-ranging discussion about what our team name and t-shirt design should be for the Global Corporate Challenge that our company is participating in at work.

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links for 2011-03-23

50 Unexplainable Black & White Photos: Pics, Videos, Links, News People in the olden days did some crazy shit in photos, too. (tags: funny vintage photography weird) Ceaser – CSS Easing Animation Tool – Matthew Lein (tags: css3 animation development) Tina Fey Submits to a Gay Pop Culture Quiz — Vulture This is the one

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links for 2011-03-19

'Wonder Woman': First look at Adrianne Palicki in costume Holy crap that costume is shiny. Yikes! (tags: comics tv WonderWoman) The HTML5 test – How well does your browser support HTML5? Handy site to test what your browser supports. (tags: tools standards html5 testing) GOP Bill Would Force IRS to Conduct Abortion Audits | Mother

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links for 2011-03-18

Real World Moderation: Lessons from 11 Years of Community at SXSW Interactive 2011 | Lanyrd Excellent info from the founders of metafilter on how to handle moderation on a highly trafficked community website. (tags: community socialmedia toread video) » How Your Coffee Mug Controls Your Feelings (& What You Can Do About It) Johnny Holland

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links for 2011-03-17

Teen Boy Invents Leather And Pizza-Scented Candles For Men I think that's what candles are meant to mask the scent of, actually. #missingThePoint (tags: fail) Mug shot of Nancy Cowman, 21 February 1924, probably Central Police Station, Sydney "Special Photograph no. 1098. Nancy Cowman, 19, and Vera Crichton, 23, are listed in the NSW Police

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links for 2011-03-13

State Senator Jane Cunningham Wants to Put Missouri Kids to Work – St. Louis News – Daily RFT Crazy-ass Missouri Republican wants to repeal child labor laws and put kids to work. Barking mad, I tell you. What is the world coming to? Busting labor unions and putting kids to work – this is outright

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The importance of solitude

I linked yesterday to an article in the Boston Globe about studies on the importance of solitude. I read that article and re-read it and wanted to say some things about my reaction to it, because I’m still thinking about solitude, social interactions and how I relate to loved ones and friends. And I’m thinking

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links for 2011-03-11

The power of lonely – The Boston Globe But an emerging body of research is suggesting that spending time alone, if done right, can be good for us — that certain tasks and thought processes are best carried out without anyone else around, and that even the most socially motivated among us should regularly be

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links for 2011-03-10

How a Web Design Goes Straight to Hell – The Oatmeal So achingly familiar. (tags: webdesign comic funny) Stitch Simply Knitting Aid A knitting tool to help to people with arthritis or problems with their hands – awesome. (tags: knitting arthritis tools awesome) Public Schools Are Damned One Way or Another – Walt Gardner's Reality

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links for 2011-03-09

Autostraddle — Pure Poetry #14: Sady Doyle on the Great Poet Diane Di Prima "And yet, when you refer to “the Beats,” to whom are you typically referring? Kerouac, Burroughs, Ginsberg. Corso and Snyder, maybe. You rarely refer to Diane Di Prima. Which is one of the key things about being a “great woman poet,”

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International Women’s Day/Feminist Coming Out Day

International Women’s Day IWD is now an official holiday in Afghanistan, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Burkina Faso, Cambodia, China (for women only), Cuba, Georgia, Guinea-Bissau, Eritrea, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Laos, Madagascar (for women only), Moldova, Mongolia, Montenegro, Nepal (for women only), Russia, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Uganda, Ukraine, Uzbekistan, Vietnam and Zambia. The tradition sees men honouring their mothers,

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The Flood

As you may already know, Stephanie and I have a rental property on the east side of Indy – we’ve had tenants there for the last two years and they’ve just now moved out, so we went over on Sunday to take a look at the house. The property manager had already done an inspection

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links for 2011-03-08

Gender Differences and Casual Sex: The New Research « An interesting study about casual sex – women say no to casual sex with men not because they're not interested, but often because they don't feel safe from violence and because they don't have confidence the man involved can guarantee they'll have an orgasm. But women

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Do you have the right kind of wife for it?

Ad Copy: Can your wife bake her own bread? Can she get a kid’s leg stitched and not phone you at the office until it’s all over? Find something to talk about when the TV set goes on the blink? Does she worry about the Bomb? Make your neighbor’s children wish she were their mother?

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links for 2011-03-07

First Peek at Downton Abbey, Series Two | Edwardian Promenade Woo hoo! Can't wait for this! (tags: television)

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links for 2011-03-06

Nine Herbs Charm – Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia The Nine Herbs Charm is an Old English charm recorded in the 10th century[1] Lacnunga manuscript.[2] The charm is intended for treatment of poison and infection through the preparation of nine herbs. (tags: folklore charms alchemy) Ninety-Nines – Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia The Ninety-Nines: International Organization of

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links for 2011-03-05

26-Year-Old Writer Makes Millions On eBooks – But How, And Why? Clearly, I need to get to work. (tags: self-publishing) The Disposable Woman – NYTimes.com Why Charlie Sheen's history of abusive behavior should be taken into account in the current media circus about his behavior, and why we should be viewing his antics as disturbing,

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links for 2011-03-03

Amazon.com: Panasonic Lumix 12.5mm f/12 3D G Lens for Micro Four Thirds Interchangeable Lens Cameras: Camera & Photo How on earth did I miss that this existed? A 3-D lens for my camera. Holy shit. Add to wish list indeed. Sadly, I was just assuring Stephanie last night that I wasn't going to buy anything

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