Monthly Archives: June 2013

Exploding women is not funny

I’m usually delighted to see what Jason Kottke finds around the web, but for what it’s worth, exploding actresses is not funny. What it is, is horrible. Masquerading as funny. It’s not social commentary, or cute, or whatever. It’s just horribly misogynist.

Metadata, Paul Revere

This certainly needs no more link-love than it’s already getting, but for what it’s worth, Kieran Healy’s essay on finding Paul Revere is a model of tone, substance, and timeliness. Really, go read it.