Intimate Daintiness! →
A history of body-shaming ads, the latest of which is this, the invention of, and cure for, ugly armpits.
Defending the Humanities →
… all the grievances that take aim at higher education express real suffering, and that suffering has causes and modes of expression older than most sufferers usually know. The humanities should be, if not their solace, then their weapons of choice.
Helen Kelly on the Hobbit Dispute →
Work is a benefit, business is the benefactor and workers are merely the beneficiaries. Workers should be grateful for a job; a job is a privilege; employers should be lauded for the contribution they make to growing economic wealth. This narrative not only devalues the contribution of labour and fails to recognise the exchange of labour for wages that is taking place, but it also provides the...
This has consistently engaged my leisured attention since I happened upon it last night.
Evil Power-Hungry Villains →
Via Stephen Stratford. Now, on the internet, everyone knows you’re a dog.
Hamilton and Guy →
We’ve seen these two twice on separate visits now, and they are worth seeking out if you like looking at plump rare native birds.