Category Archive: Announcements

That which pertains to the blog right this minute

Feb 11 2012

Hugs, Twisty: I may have finally found that guest blogger I’ve been looking for

On Fri, Jan 27, 2012 at 4:27 PM, kelly marsh wrote: Hi, My name is Kelly Marsh and I am a writer and a blogger. I’m just getting in touch to ask if you’re open to reviewing content from freelance. If so, I’d love to put together a high-quality article written specifically for the site. …

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Feb 03 2012

Komen caves

“We want to apologize to the American public for recent decisions that cast doubt upon our commitment to our mission of saving women’s lives.” — Komen press release Crap, now they’ll be forgiven and everyone will go back to pinkness and plucky survivorship and mistaking shopping for philanthropy and looking the other way on the …

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Jan 31 2012

Abandon ship!

You know how I was gonna do this big Facebook experiment? Well, my account got suspended because — here’s a shocker — Facebook is under the impression that Twisty Faster isn’t my real name. Evidently using a nom de bloggue is a capital offense. Unlike the captain of the Costa Concordia, the IBTP page went …

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Jan 29 2012

Savage Death Spring

Some mental floss relating to blaming on Facebook: 1. Over the weekend members of the “I blame the patriarchy” Facebook group were kind enough to humor me by dismantling their group and remantling under the new moniker “We Blame the Patriarchy” (all of this mantling was made necessary by the inability to perform a simple …

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Jan 14 2012

Finally got that audio plug-in everyone’s been talking about

From the award-nominated album “The Touch-Ass Duo Sings the Way Out Club Hits 1990-1999.” The Whiskey I Drink by Fred Friction.

Dec 26 2011

Blamer starts something

Breaking news: blamer Cootie Twoshoes has started a blamer book club at Goodreads. I can but endorse such an endeavor. Apparently what you do is, you go here, create a Goodreads account, and then get jiggy with it. Feminist literary critique is practically a lost art. I urge anyone who reads stuff to give it …

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Nov 17 2011

The Donkey Chronicles, Part 2

Certainly you are on the edge of your seat awaiting some sort of resolution to the Donkey Situation. Here’s the status report: The donkeys’ owner has finally been located, thanks to the expert sleuthing of Sgt. Jimmy of the Cottonmouth County Sheriff’s Dept. Crappily, it turns out that the owner is Mr Classy from seven …

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Nov 12 2011

To whomever is missing 3 donkeys near Rattlesnake, TX

[UPDATE: Donkey mistook pool cover for solid ground, fell in, got trapped in deep end under pool cover. Had a hell of a time -- about an hour and a half -- getting her out. Her best friend paced on the sidelines the whole time in a sort of worried panic, hee-hawing more or less …

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Oct 07 2011

Food channel

I offer you a love pod from my home world. Foto by Stingray.

Sep 01 2011

My heatstroke is your open thread

Blamer Service Announcement: Spinster HQ will be shutting down until the fucking temperature drops below 103F for a minimum of 2 days in a row. The heat from the computer monitor is melting my face. Which is neither here nor there, because I can’t write or speak anyway; as soon as a thought is formed …

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