Per the Wills and Kate debate: yes, losing your anonymity can, in fact, suck

I should be writing a new script. So that I don’t fall behind on my student loans (on can dream, anyway), and so the husband and I can stay fed this summer (the baby, presumably, will have the breast – just like in the “Lady Madonna” song). This naturally means that I am busy participatingContinue reading “Per the Wills and Kate debate: yes, losing your anonymity can, in fact, suck”

Jim Fitzpatrick, gender segregation and multiculturalism as two-way street

I follow Jonathan Fryer on Twitter, which is how I found out about MP Jim Fitzpatrick’s wedding debacle at the London Muslim Center. Basically, Fitzpatrick and his wife were invited to a Muslim wedding, walked out when they realized that it would be segregated by gender, and Fitzpatrick later followed up the incident by sayingContinue reading “Jim Fitzpatrick, gender segregation and multiculturalism as two-way street”

Britain and Ukraine, Miliband and Yuschenko, Politics and Posturing

I have to laugh when I see people like Victor Yuschenko stand self-righteously stand against tyranny with David Miliband (i.e. with a representative of the same country that helped illegally invade Iraq, whose politicians will never admit that their idiotic actions have inspired the general lawlessness of today) while the British press laps it allContinue reading “Britain and Ukraine, Miliband and Yuschenko, Politics and Posturing”

Love to Tim Brabants!

Tim Brabants was a 31-year-old British doctor with a dream, competing in a sport, kayaking, where the British have never won a gold medal. He put a helluva lot on the line, sidelining his career and making financial sacrifices, and today, he done made his country proud. He looked so badass in the kayak singleContinue reading “Love to Tim Brabants!”