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Radicalizing Love with Mr. Right.

Tuesday, May 12th, 2009

Would that be a Google Ads fail, or win?

(Content soon. Promises.)

Truth in social networking.

Monday, December 1st, 2008

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Context-sensitive advertising.

Friday, November 21st, 2008

Scene: the marketing department.

“We should like to advertise our fine retail establishment on the Google!”

“But we sell so many different products! How will we ever register enough ads to cover everything a potential customer could be searching for?”

“A solution! Google will let us advertise with a template that includes anything a user might search for! Surely, then, whatever someone is trying to buy—be it an object, idea, or person—they will be directed to our store!”

“Brilliant! Nothing could possibly go wrong.”

Things I did not see on TV two days ago.

Thursday, November 6th, 2008

ANDERSON COOPER: Well, we’re here at CNN headquarters, gearing up for a controversial, tight race. Yes, a tight race that could go for days, mired in legal challenges and—what do you mean we just called five states?


Light bulbs, possibly an allegory.

Friday, October 24th, 2008

How many feminists does it take to change a light bulb?

The question is problematic, as it contains a number of coded assumptions that make it both inadequate and harmful as a means of developing social justice.


Unhealthy carnal urges or Even the patriarchy can be delicious.

Friday, August 8th, 2008

My girlfriend and I have been reading Vegan Cupcakes Take Over The World, which is basically the most fucking delicious cookbook you will ever purchase. It even has a foreword by Sara Quin! What more could you ask for?

So we’ve been fomenting cupcake revolution for a few months now, and I just now learned from her blog that V.C.T.O.T.W. has a blog, written by Isa, which is just as delicious as the book.

This is all backstory, of course, for an exciting, erotic tale about graham crackers.


Deleted and altered scenes from Prince Caspian.

Monday, May 19th, 2008

Saw Prince Caspian a couple of days ago. It wasn’t terrible, it wasn’t great, it mostly failed to make an impression on me at all beyond wondering who these people are, and why there is a movie about them. More vodka was clearly necessary.

Oh, and there were bits that irked the hell out of me, which I shall assume were just replacements for scenes that would not have irked the hell out of me. Like these, and all apologies to Maia, who does this better.