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5 Reasons Why You Should Watch Annedroids on Amazon Prime!

5 Reasons Why You Should Watch Annedroids on Amazon Prime!

You can stream Annedroids on Amazon Prime now! Just for the record, this isn’t even a paid promotion. I just really, really want this show to succeed. Check out the video or read the transcript below, and become a patron of mine on Patreon to get access to extended interviews with the cast and crew! Annedroids is a new kids’ TV show premiering today on Amazon Prime. I’ve seen the first episo... »

Anti-Feminist Vlogger Jaclyn Glenn Plagiarizes YouTube & Twitter Comments

Anti-Feminist Vlogger Jaclyn Glenn Plagiarizes YouTube & Twitter Comments

There have been many recent examples of high profile plagiarism scandals, from Jane Goodall to Slavoj Žižek to Shia LeBeouf to Jonah Lehrer. Add to that noteworthy list Jaclyn Glenn, who you probably don’t know unless you are super into YouTube anti-feminists or if you follow Richard Dawkins on Twitter. I first became aware of Glenn about a month ago, when I saw links to her videos popping u... »

New Video! Is That a Magnet in Belinda Carlisle’s Pants?

New Video! Is That a Magnet in Belinda Carlisle’s Pants?

Here’s the sort-of transcript: Belinda Carlisle, beloved lead singer of the Go-Go’s, has hit menopause, which yes, should make all of us feel old. It seems that if there’s one thing worse than bleeding out of your crotch for four or five days a month for 30 or 40 years, it’s menopause. There are emotional swings, anxiety, depression, low-energy, migraines, osteoporosis, and apparently your b... »

New Video! Thanks for the Whooping Cough, Jenny McCarthy

New Video! Thanks for the Whooping Cough, Jenny McCarthy

Did you know that there’s currently a pertussis epidemic in California? And that vaccine refusals may have something to do with it? And that Jenny McCarthy is marrying Donnie from NKOTB?? Here’s the video: And here’s the sort-of-transcript: California is currently experiencing a whooping cough epidemic, also known as pertussis. 3,500 cases have been reported thus far and so far, ... »

Update: Claire McCaskill Skewers Dr. Oz!

Update: Claire McCaskill Skewers Dr. Oz!

Last week, I posted a YouTube video telling people that Dr. Oz was due to testify before a Congressional panel on weight loss consumer fraud, and I encouraged people to go to Claire McCaskill’s website and support the assertion that Dr. Oz is a pseudoscience-peddling quack. Well, good news! McCaskill let Oz have it with both barrels: “Why would you say something is a miracle in a bottle?” th... »

New Video! “If Evolution is True, is Rape Wrong?”

New Video! “If Evolution is True, is Rape Wrong?”

Original story found at Raw Story Support these videos on Patreon! Sort-of-transcript: Creationist Darek Isaacs went on the show “Creation Today” and said that according to his learned studies, the theory of evolution excuses rape. “You have to start asking questions: Well, if evolution is true, and it’s just all about the male propagating their DNA, we had to ask hard questions, like, well, is ra... »

New Video! Dr. Oz to Testify Before Congress on Weight Loss Scams

New Video! Dr. Oz to Testify Before Congress on Weight Loss Scams

Just a reminder to my Patreon pals: one hour from now, at 6pm ET on Saturday, I’ll be chatting live with Carrie Poppy about psychics and frauds and vegans and puppies, and you can join in! All $1+ patrons can watch and join the chat. On to the video! Support these videos on Patreon: http://patreon.com/rebecca Let Claire McCaskill know what Dr. Oz has been up to Slate article on Dr. Oz Orac o... »

New Video: Have Scientists Debunked the Myth of the Blonde Ditz?

New Video: Have Scientists Debunked the Myth of the Blonde Ditz?

Support these videos at Patreon.com/rebecca The actual study Mary Brock’s breakdown The bad science at the Telegraph and NY Daily News The video: The sort-of transcript: “Researchers discover that being blond does not make people ditzy,” reads a recent NY Daily News headline. That’s not actually true, but there is evidence to suggest a correlation between lack of intelligence and being a wri... »

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