Category: In the news

Plucked from the headlines, online and in print

What a bunch of boobs

Opinions are a lot like arseholes: everyone has one and most of them are full of shit. Right now, it seems every man and his dog has an opinion on breastfeeding and they are keen to share those opinions. Mothers…

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Poor wee ronery dictator

I realise there are some people out there who lack something in the brain cell department, but when someone is in the public eye you’d think they’d make an effort to know what they’re talking about. But, when it comes…

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OMG: A 45kg scrotum?

I suppose it makes you appreciate our heath-care system when you read stories like this: some poor bugger in the United States has scrotal elephantiasis, which means his crackers are ginormous. Yes folks, he has a 45kg scrotum. Anyway, he…

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Lessons in sportsmanship

It seems to have taken forever to get to the final of the Rugby World Cup and I’m pinning my hopes (and a small wager with a rugby-hating friend who trundled out the “it’s only a game” line after the…

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Are we any better?

Everyone has been up in arms about the awful story out of China today about a hit and run incident involving a toddler. And rightly so. The little girl had wandered off from her mum and was knocked over by…

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