Dead Wild Roses: The DWR Sunday Religious Disservice – Watch out! – Christian Black Friday Follies

    Imagine if you would a salt shaker on your dinner table.  Now imagine another shaker on your table, only filled with bullshit.  Most of organized religion is this shaker filled with shit that people add (voluntary or not) to the various dishes and activities in their lives.  Our happy thought experiment plays on the ...

Dead Wild Roses: Stupid in Action – Dudely mansplinations of what Feminism is…

Only a taste gentle readers of the abundant multiloquence of pants-on-head-stupid over at “Enlightening Science” – with the ever so ironic tagline ‘with knowledge comes power’.  Dammit, there went the irony meter – again. Prepare yourselves for a sagacious trip into the dark netherworlds of dudely logic and mansplination (line breaks added for readability): “Imagine ...

Dead Wild Roses: In Alberta, some things never change

Somewhat ironic, considering Rachel Notley said “spring is here” last night. Filed under: Canada, History, Humour Tagged: #abvote, Irony, Spring

Scripturient: Blog & Commentary: Abusing quotation marks

What goes through your mind when you see words in a paragraph or a sentence surrounded by quotation marks? Like that sign in the image on your left? That they are words excerpted from conversations or written content? Or that they are special; peculiar words, or perhaps used ironically, sarcastically or in jest? Take these examples ...

THE CAREGIVERS' LIVING ROOM - A Blog by Donna Thomson: How To Live Without Irony: Just Ask a Caregiver

VS A day or two ago, I was driving along the highway enroute to visit Nicholas, my young man who lives in a truly cozy and pleasant care home.  Nick is 24 and has severe cerebral palsy as well as a myriad of other complicated medical conditions.  He is blessed with fantastic nursing care to ...

Politics, Re-Spun: Musqueam Burial Ground Win Makes the Developer Look Brutally Ignorant

The provincial government has finally relented in its dignity-crushing stance of continuing to allow a developer to pursue building condos on top of a Musqueam burial ground. And while this change of provincial policy does not extend to a solution of land ownership, this is a critical first step to see the provincial government is ...

Dead Wild Roses: Carl Sagan – On Irony

Yea us! *sigh*   Filed under: Science Tagged: Carl Sagan, Humanity, Irony

Confessions of a Liberal Mind: Irony

Libs put out a policy that will help youth get to post secondary education in the future. Damn good policy to get kids to post secondary education and create a better society! Could this help get the youth vote out? Are they too busy watching Justin Bieber and playing xbox360? Let’s hope their parents take ...

Confessions of a Liberal Mind: Irony

Libs put out a policy that will help youth get to post secondary education in the future. Damn good policy to get kids to post secondary education and create a better society! Could this help get the youth vote out? Are they too busy watching Justin Bieber and playing xbox360? Let’s hope their parents take ...