Art Threat: Cake art gets Kony’d – Social media facilitates another political misunderstanding

The Swedish Minister of Culture, Lena Adelsohn Liljeroth, was presented a cake at an event that many have decried as racist – understandably when one takes a first glance at the thing. The story and ensuing outrage has gone viral, with accusations of racism flying faster than homophobic comments from Rick Santorum. The whole thing ...

Red Tory v.3.0.3: Charlie Brooker on “Kony 2012”

Charlie Brooker’s rant about the Kony 2012 viral video, as seen on the British comedy program 10 O’Clock Live last week, including the round-table discussion that followed. Along with countless millions of others, I watched the “Kony 2012” video recently, but unlike most, was completely creeped out by it. In fact, I couldn’t even make ...

The Disaffected Lib: Kony 2012 Campaigner Nabbed for Public Masturbation

I’m sure it was for a good cause.  One of the guys behind the controversial San Diego envango-charity, Invisible Children, has been detained by the cops for being naked and masturbating in public. Film maker Jason Russell (the guy with the crazy eyes in the red shirt in the clip below) was picked up yesterday ...