Monthly Archives: October 2008

right on

Really, this just speaks for itself. This was in Apple’s “hot news” feed this morning. “Apple is publicly opposing Proposition 8 and making a donation of $100,000 to the No on 8 campaign. Apple was among the first California companies to offer equal rights and benefits to our employees’ same-sex partners, and we strongly believe […]

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YouTube – Wassup 2008

This is making the rounds of the twittervrese right now, and it makes sense. What a great video. Pop culture will eat itself: YouTube – Wassup 2008

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privilege

Some good shit on privilege and how not to be a dick about it. Official Shrub.com Blog » Blog Archive » “Check my what?” On privilege and what we can do about it: “Revisiting ‘Politically Correct’ Your first instinct might be to dismiss words like ‘womyn’ and being asked not to use ‘gay’ as an […]

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The Brainy Gamer

Maybe the best summary of how I view my own life that I’ve ever seen: The Brainy Gamer “Finding your inner child” sounds like a ridiculous and hopelessly outmoded self-help bromide these days. But as I look at the world around me at this moment, I can’t think of a better prescription. We’ve been steadily […]

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Palin: Wrong Woman, Wrong Time

Great opinion piece up on the ADN today, about Sarah Palin. Using Sinclair Lewis to make your point? Brilliant. Best part was the last paragraph; it makes me have hope in the state I call home these days: Over-intellectualized academics and stuffed shirt attorneys shouldn’t be vice-presidents, either. But anti-intellectualism and romanticized ignorance masquerading as […]

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