Necrokitty Comic Sans

I have good news and bad news The good news is there is an afterlife And pets get there too The bad news is that in the afterlife There is really mawkish poetry Dear pet crematorium Thank you for returning my cat’s ashes Along with a candle and a white flower (That was a nice … Continue reading Necrokitty Comic Sans

Shithead Bingo

NB: no reflection on my current, or recent, workplaces. Job From Hell was a few years ago.  Shithead Bingo “This is so shit, you can tell a woman designed it” Cross! “That is SO GAY” Cross!  “I’m not being racist, right, but” Cross! Shithead Bingo: A game for hostile work environments Step one: Create your … Continue reading Shithead Bingo

Book Review: Scar Tissue

Scar Tissue - by Anthony Kiedis Cliff Notes to Anecdotes I'm about halfway through and I'm reconsidering how much I like the Red Hot Chili Peppers. Their front man is such a douche. Anthony Kiedis did a lot of wild/asshole things, but as he re-tells them he runs through each anecdote at a bored, breakneck … Continue reading Book Review: Scar Tissue

Street Harassment or ‘How I Learned to Stop Loving Cat Noises When They Come from Creepy Dudes’

This post originally appeared in Bad Reputation - a feminist pop-culture adventure - on 5 December 2012 I was walking home recently, across a busy bit of central London, after dark, when some dude made kissy noises at me, like he was trying to tempt a cat. He was two feet away, staring straight at … Continue reading Street Harassment or ‘How I Learned to Stop Loving Cat Noises When They Come from Creepy Dudes’

Found Feminism: Kulcha Jammin’

This post originally appeared in Bad Reputation - a feminist pop-culture adventure - on 1 October 2012 This post is belated – I thought I’d lost these pictures on an old phone – but wonder of wonders, miracle of miracles, I found them on my computer the other day. Some time in 2010 or 2011 … Continue reading Found Feminism: Kulcha Jammin’

Book Review: The Satanic Witch

Tired Pervy Unenlightened 1960s Cliches The Satanic Witch by Anton LaVey I read this shortly after finishing The Satanic Bible because I was a teenage prat and still wanted to shock the people sat opposite me on public transport. For these purposes this book doesn't work as well as The Satanic Bible. Though it still … Continue reading Book Review: The Satanic Witch

Book Review: The Satanic Bible

Relies on Shock Value, then De-Mystifies All Shock Value The Satanic Bible by Anton LaVey So, I read this when I was about sixteen and liked to see the looks on people's faces when they saw me reading it. Look at that big inverted pentacle. OoooOOOooooh. It wasn't completely without merit as I then went … Continue reading Book Review: The Satanic Bible