Netroots 2015 Poetry Slam
Grammar Police: Unnecessary Quotation Unit (“Episode” 3)
(Audio) Witness to an Electrocution: The Georgia Execution Tapes
Grammar Police: Unnecessary Quotation Unit (“Episode” 2)
The Sweet Cakes Fundraising Campaign Did Not Actually Violate GoFundMe’s Terms of Service, and Here’s Why
The Doink Doink Awards: Most Powerful Law & Order Scene
Grammar Police: Unnecessary Quotation Unit (“Episode” 1)
GoFundMe shut down a fundraising campaign to help a Christian bakery pay a $135,000 civil judgment for refusing to bake a wedding cake for a lesbian couple, claiming the fundraiser violated its Terms of Service. GoFundMe should've read its terms more carefully, because it was mistaken.
You Don’t Say: Duke University Ramps Up Its Language-Policing Campaign to Even More Ridiculous Heights
The brittle snowflakes behind Duke University's 'You Don't Say' campaign are at it once again.
The U.S. Postal Service had an epic snafu with it's Maya Angelou Forever commemorative stamp. We proceeded to mock them relentlessly for it on Twitter.
Choosing Star Chamber: Informed Consent to College Sexual Misconduct Adjudication Policies As a Regulatory Requirement
The Campus Accountability and Safety Act (CASA) is expected to be up for a vote in 2015. I propose it include provisions ensuring that all students are providing their informed consent to the possibility of being subjected to their chosen institution's adjudication policies and procedures should they ever be accused of sexual misconduct.
Lessons from Harrison Bergeron
A Twitter discussion on Indiana's RFRA reminded me of the kind of extremist notions of 'equality' that Kurt Vonnegut wrote about in his famous short story, Harrison Bergeron.
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