Chase Holfelder covers Cyndi Lauper's Girls Just Want to Have Fun in a minor key
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Sydney radio station 2dayFM
earned the ire and backlash of the Australian public - rape counsellors
, Australian media
, and Community Services ministers
- after an on-air stunt by morning crew Kyle and Jackie O
went horribly wrong. During their regular "lie detector" segment, a 14-year-old girl was interrogated by the hosts and her mother over her sexual history, against her will, and revealed that she had been raped at 12 on air
(warning: possibly triggering audio clip embedded in news article). [more inside]
So you're a minor-league pitcher in the Blue Jays system, not an exceptionally good one - a non prospect. So what do you do? You blog about a great prank you played on a teammate.
Are you tired of two-party politics
? Cheer up. You can be a Beer Drinker
or a Nazi [possibly NSFW]
or a Fascist
. Join the Pot Party
or even the anarchosocialist Birthday Party
M. is a girl living as a boy
and his school is helping to keep his secret. Is that just asking for trouble? And should a 13 year old be considered for gender-reassignment therapy or is this just an extreme case of tomboy-ism that s/he'll grow out of? [NYT mefi/mefi]
Want free admission to a baseball game? Get a tattoo.
The Daytona Cubs, a minor league affiliate (high A-ball) of the Chicago Cubs, are running a promotion where "Any fan 18 or older who gets a Daytona Cubs tattoo from Willie's Tropical Tattoo in Ormond Beach, Fla., will receive a lifetime general admission ticket."
"I'm not squeamish about where someone wants to put it," said Charlie Subock of Tropical Tattoo. "It might be disrespectful to get it on your butt. But if you didn't like the Cubs, that may be the place to put it."