Poor Henri. The indignities of daily existence! How he bears them with fortitude and a certain je ne sais quoi. (Including a human who can’t really speak French all that well, but who still succeeds remarkably in articulating what Henri is probably thinking.)
And thanks so much for forgetting the Montréal Massacre, too. It only took you bastards 23 years to set us collectively back half a century. Bray-fucking-vo. Meanwhile, les Québécois(es) se souviennent:
On a day the government fulfilled a long-standing goal and saw legislation to destroy the federal long-gun registry set to receive royal assent, . . . → Read More: Dear Harper Government™: Fuck You. Love, Quebec.
Most middle-aged Brits keep fit by doing pint curls in the local pub. But this one‘s found another, and arguably healthier, exercise…which, coincidentally, is also done in a lot of bars:
A father of two has found a clever way to watch pole dancers without getting into trouble – by becoming one.
Happily married . . . → Read More: A pole-dancer, you say? Blimey!
Sigh. What’s a girl to do when she’s looking for Latin American lefty-porn to give her readers their Friday fix of progressive pulchritude? All the news is full of Chavecito and his maybe-recurred cancer (or maybe-just-scar-tissue, did-THAT-ever-occur-to-you-crapaganda-whores?). And we all know what naughtiness Evo has been up to lately (yawwwwwwwwwwwn). So what else is there . . . → Read More: Festive Left Friday Blogging: Playing catch-up with El Ecuadorable
Ah, oui. C’est fini, l’ennui:
The term “mademoiselle” is about to disappear from French paperwork.
Under pressure from campaigners, the government has decided that women will not have to choose how to describe themselves on official documents.
Unlike men, women have been forced to choose between a married “madame” or unmarried “mademoiselle”.
Feminist groups . . . → Read More: Zut alors! Plus de “mademoiselle”!
Yes, the above is an atrocity, and a gross violation of rights. But not for the reasons the gusanos of Miami claim. Cubadebate explains what’s really horrible about it:
The luxury-vehicle company Mercedes-Benz apologized this week for having used the image of Che Guevara in a publicity campaign. Its apology, however, is for the . . . → Read More: MerCHEdes? Of atrocities and apologies (still owing) from Mercedes-Benz
Hockey normally gets very short shrift here, unless I’m wank-listing Don Fucking Cherry for his latest rockum-sockum case of Teh Stoopid. But this time, the tacky thing at the rink wasn’t him or his suit, it was what someone else tossed onto the ice:
Yes, that is a dildo. And this is its tale . . . → Read More: Stupid Sex Tricks: Because stupid hat tricks are so passé
(Logo from the infamous Dave Rabbit sweatshirt, a limited-edition Vietnam War pirate radio joke product. Back story, in case you’re interested, here.)
Pardon my Anglo-Saxon and the explicit artwork, but given what shit is hitting the fan in Britain, it was only fittin’…
Undercover police officers routinely adopted a tactic of “promiscuity” with the . . . → Read More: Cops Behaving Badly: Fuck the Police (Before They Fuck You)
Well, who’d of thunk it? Looks like the capital of Colombia has a cool new (progressive) mayor!
Gustavo Petro was sworn in as mayor of Bogotá and presented his plan for the city for the coming years. He explained that his decree prohibiting the bearing of arms will be permanent.
“We will not prohibit . . . → Read More: Big news in Bogotá
Dear lord, what is it with progressive LatAm leaders getting the fucking C-word? First it was Dilma, then Lugo, then Chavecito, then Lula, and now Cristina?
President Cristina Kirchner is suffering from a papillary cancer in the right lobe of her thyroid gland, according to an official statement from the Casa Rosada [presidential palace of . . . → Read More: Cristina gets cancer, Chavecito gets topical, Jezebel gets Teh Stoopid
President Barack Obama’s sharp criticisms of Venezuela’s human rights record and its ties to Iran are heightening tensions with Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez, who on Monday responded by calling Obama a “clown” and telling him to mind his own business.
Obama appeared to stiffen his stance toward Chavez in his remarks, which . . . → Read More: Glass houses, Your Barackness.