Skepticism

Are you sitting comfortably?

Then I’ll begin. I often complain about how banal BBC news is. Sometimes they carry front page headlines which are more suited to the British tabloid press or gossip columns, …

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Hands-free, germs-free, logic-free.

UK TV just started showing ads for a new product (although these are not a new idea) from Dettol – the ‘No-touch’ automatic handwash dispenser. Check it out here. It’s …

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From Star Wars to Bra Wars

In my last post I declared that women are equal to men in at least one thing (sci fi appreciation). There is one area in which women are almost entirely …

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No, STAR WARS is my Star Wars

This blog post is doing the rounds today. It’s a review of Sex and the City 2 by a man who doesn’t know anything about it. It contains this sentence: …

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It’s Everybody Draw Mohammed Day!

As elegantly v-logged by Rebecca, today is Everybody Draw Mohammed Day. Because the originator of the idea has pulled out (one assumes she’s experienced some unpleasant correspondence), I believe that one …

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WTF Scrabble?

“WTF” is not allowed in the game of Scrabble, because it’s an initialism. This will probably remain the case forever, and rightly so because it’s a game of words. It’s …

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Pepsi Max – A Bit Rapey

I just saw a new ad (on British TV) for Pepsi Max, which you can see here: A guy hits on a woman in a bar, she makes it clear …

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Kick-Ass and Comics and Whiskers on Kittens

I’m writing a movie review because I saw Kick-Ass before general release and it was AWESOME! Whee! Yeah, yeah, not a big deal to real movie reviewers, but it doesn’t …

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