On this day in 1937, Canadian participation in the fight against fascism became officially illegal. Here’s a snip from Occupy Canada’s Facebook page: On this day in history, 31 July, 1937, Canadians were banned in the fight against fascism and … Continue reading
Especially not their latest ad: Thank you Jeebus. PS: Awww. In spite of Sarah Fucking Palin and Rick Fucking Santorum shilling the shit out of them, things aren’t going so great for the Chick-fil-A-tors. Maybe they really do need a … Continue reading
Pleasant this is not. But satisfying? Oh, yeah.
According to its Wikipedia entry, this tribute to nautical derring-do (complete with hornpipe in the middle!) is actually a reference to frontman Tim Finn’s time in treatment for a mental breakdown. That lost-at-sea feeling is more than familiar to me … Continue reading
Crappy weekend, everyone! How are we enjoying the Corporate Olympics and their heavy-handed security right now? Freedom and yippee and all that commercial cal. Wake me up when the hype is over. That is, if the drone from these motormouths … Continue reading
Sometimes, it takes an old war veteran to put things in perspective: Harlan Gardner, of Machias, Maine, flew in the last air battle of World War II. And he didn’t do it so that bigotry could go on reigning supreme … Continue reading
Carlos Puebla’s homage to the storming of the Moncada Barracks, the event that kicked off the Revolution, is a song that everyone who loves Cuba should know. (Yes, I’m aware that the anniversary was yesterday. But, as the song says, … Continue reading
A lifelike reconstruction of Simón Bolívar’s face, based on the skeletal remains from his tomb. It looks recognizably close to his many official likenesses. Further to yesterday’s evisceration of Daniel Wallis’s shitty snarkathon at the expense of one democratically elected … Continue reading