A Norwegian TV show does “Let It Be.” Succeeds.

When you first watch this, you’re not quite sure what it is you’re seeing – but you know it’s freaking awesome. I mean, Sheryl Lee shows up. And Leslie Nielsen (RIP). AND STEVE GUTTENBERG!!!!!!!!!!!! And they’re all digitally superimposed onto a beach, singing one of the best songs of all time. The TV show, apparently,Continue reading “A Norwegian TV show does “Let It Be.” Succeeds.”

The mandatory feel-good animated gifs post

Because I’ve been in trouble as of late – for serious this time – I thought I’d put together this post, both for myself and for anyone who has wandered by this blog in search of some sort of comfort (I have no idea why you’d look for it here, but it’s true that weContinue reading “The mandatory feel-good animated gifs post”

Monday music: handfuls of goodbye

До свиданья, друг мой, без руки, без слова, Не грусти и не печаль бровей, — В этой жизни умирать не ново, Но и жить, конечно, не новей. – Сергей Есенин Khaled, this is for you, for obvious reasons. Also, real life has walloped me over the head since I got back from Moscow, but IContinue reading “Monday music: handfuls of goodbye”

Late-Term Abortion, Honour Crime…

Please read this powerful account on a late-term abortion from a guest-blogger at bastad.logic. Also, check out my review of Rana Husseini’s Murder in the Name of Honour on Feministe. OK, since all of that was really intense, here’s something to bring a semblance of balance to the Force: (It gets funnier and funnier asContinue reading “Late-Term Abortion, Honour Crime…”

Monday Music: The Cream of Devonshire Edition

I am exhausted from the coolness that was heaped upon me in the last week. I am in thrall to the peculiarities of life and the importance of having friends who know just what kind of beer to order at a crucially emotional moment. Until I am able to sufficiently recover while in London, hereContinue reading “Monday Music: The Cream of Devonshire Edition”