Category Archives: PopCulture

Friday Fun Link – Southpaw Regional Wrestling

WWE has released some short web-only videos of a fictional 1980’s wrestling promotion, Southpaw Regional Wrestling. Current superstars play up the stereotypical characters and tropes of that era of wrestling with love, affection and great humour – which makes this one of the most entertaining things WWE has done in the past year! Here’s a […]

Friday Fun Link – SongSim: Visualizing Song Lyrics

This site uses an algorithm to visualize patterns of repetition in song lyrics and other texts (anthems, speeches, etc.)

Music Monday – “And they get terribly upset/When you question their sacred texts/Written by woman-hating epileptics/Their languages just serve to confuse them/Their confusion somehow makes them more sure”

I’d heard of Father John Misty before but didn’t know much about him.  But I was pretty impressed with the second song he did on Saturday Night Live this past weekend – sort of reminds me of the first time I heard Bright Eyes sing “Landlocked Blues” on some late night CBC show. “Pure Comedy” […]

FTRW 2017 – Day Seven – Tits

FTRW 2017 – Day Six – Motherfucker

FTRW 2017 – Day Five – Cocksucker

FTRW 2017 – Day Four – Cunt

FTRW 2017 – Day Three – Fuck

FTRW 2017 – Day Two – Piss

FTRW 2017 – Day One – Shit

George Carlin is basically the patron saint of Freedom to Read Week as far as I’m concerned.  I’m technically in Mexico right now but due to the magic of time-delayed posts, I’ll use his “Seven Words You Can Never Say on Television” as inspiration for this week’s posts.