Monthly Archive: October 2006

Oct 31 2006

Punkin educement

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Detail of wacky foto originally uploaded at educe me. This pretty much sums up how I feel about Halloween. And all commercial holidays in general. Anne also has a bunch of hideous Halloween costume photos posted. Wait till you see the “free mammogram” one.

Oct 31 2006

Breast Cancer Awareness Month Finally Over: Retailers Descend Into Funk

In these, the final hours of Breast Cancer Awareness Month ’06, it is the fervent hope of thousands of retailers the world over that everyone out there has finally heard of breast cancer, and, most importantly, is willing to buy stuff to prove it. * * * * * * * * * * So …

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Oct 30 2006

Obviously they can’t even walk the walk

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Exhibit A in the case against moron high heels. From the Walk A Mile In Her Shoes® website If you’re one of the many fun-loving Americans who are constantly on the lookout for ‘fun’ ways to ‘raise awareness’ about stuff — usually while traversing short distances on foot with a tribe of like-minded revelers wearing …

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Oct 30 2006

More tales from the Study Institute

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Click the Jack Lord-lookin’ guy to read my hilarious tragic strip wherein Professor Shrike of the Study Institute sets Ted and Lon straight on internet porn. A Tale of Two Academics Blogger David Friedman flits along to a seminar to hear economics professor Todd D Kendall present a paper. The paper is called “Pornography, Rape, …

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Oct 28 2006

A jolly traipse through the whorehouse of antiquity

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AP photo shows modern whorehouse aficionado re-purposing ancient porn for modern applications. How I admire Redneck Mother. I don’t raise lettuce or kids, and I haven’t raised much hell since I was about 12, but it shows to go you how very little the blogular among us really need to have in common in order …

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Oct 28 2006

UK retailer to little girls:”Let’s have a lap dance over here, luv!”

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From the Peekaboo website. The shirt reads “part-time pole dancer.” The rest of the time she’s licking His boots, I suppose. Five-year-old daughters of fun-lovin’ boob-jobbed sex-positive alcoholic moron Brits can look forward to a boffo sexay surprise under the Christmas tree this year. According to the Daily Mail, Tesco — the UK’s über-Wal-Mart and …

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Oct 27 2006

Snapshots from my trip to Dallas

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foto by Twisty As opposed to Condoms For Here. Just in case you’re driving down Walnut Hill and are overcome with the urge to boink.

Oct 27 2006

Public Cans of Austin: Emo’s

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Feast your eyes upon the sink in the can at Emo’s on Red River while you contemplate today’s question. What is “fun”? Because of its early associations — many of which were not without their cheap French whiff of the meretricious (it’s not called ‘tomfoolery’ for nothin) — with practical jokes, cons, and hoaxes, Johnson …

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Oct 24 2006

Packin

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Uploaded by Twisty I’m giving up feminism. In its place I propose to espouse a new dialectic of radical taco enlightenment. But first, here’s what I did this weekend: Drag kings! On Friday I sprinted along to Emo’s, Austin’s premier dudely rock club, to document the open-mic segment of the International Drag King Expo (Stingray …

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Oct 22 2006

Sartorial Sundays: the ‘Slut-o-ween’ Report

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Boston’s Heywood Wakefield, MC of International Drag KingCommunity Extravaganza 8′s open-mike at Emo’s last Friday, shown here not wearing a sexay French maid outfit. Photo by Twisty. I steel myself to open my email inbox — no mean feat, as I have come to despise email even more than I despise written sentences beginning with …

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