Posts tagged ‘paris’

April 9, 2018

I call bullshit

by allthoughtswork


Fashion Industry: “Our runway models must be skeletal because the couture fabric is too expensive to whip up into normal-sized outfits just for one show. Also, we don’t want bodies distracting attention from the clothes.”

Me: “You were saying?”

June 4, 2017

It doesn’t get any more First World Problem than this

by allthoughtswork

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Paris Syndrome? Seriously? Oh, you’ve got to be fuckin’ kidding me.

July 11, 2016

Dancers Surprise Buskers

by duncanr

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January 1, 2016

Paris Jazz Duet Improvisation

by duncanr

November 18, 2015

They Might Have Guns But We Have Flowers

by duncanr

November 18, 2015

My Name is Khan and . . .

by duncanr

no terroristI am not a terrorist

My Name is Khan‘ – in which an autistic muslim man attempts to meet the president of the USA to tell him he (the autistic man, that is) is not a terrorist is one of my favourite films

early on in the film, the autistic boy is taught an important lesson by his mum – there are only two kinds of . . .

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November 16, 2015

Pray for the World

by duncanr

bereaved women1

bereaved women2are some lives more valuable than others?

surely not!

the pain felt by parents, sons, daughters, brothers, sisters, husbands, wives, lovers, partners, friends grieving over the loss of loved ones to a terrorist attack in Afghanistan, Iraq, and Syria is surely no less than that felt by those who have lost loved ones as a result of the recent terrorist atrocities in Paris

yet the media coverage and public response in Europe and the USA to these terrorist attacks is . . .

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November 14, 2015

Terror Attacks in Paris

by duncanr

Paris is rocked by multiple, co-ordinated attacks on several targets – death toll thought to be around 140 so far

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July 3, 2015

Untimely Exit

by duncanr

Portuguese man of war – [so it was believed] – miffed after being thrown off plane –

man thrown off plane

May 6, 2014

Court Rules Cockerel Tied to Penis is Not Art

by duncanr

180Steven Cohen with a chicken tied to his penis at the Eiffel TowerSteven Cohen says his performance dancing in front of the Eiffel Tower was ‘ART’

Those who saw him certainly got an Eiffel as he pranced about with a cockerel tied to his penis

A french court, however, decided it was not so much ‘ART’ as ‘sexual exhibitionism’ –

[no word on what the cockerel thought about it all]

P.S. some madhatter readers may remember we covered this story when cohen was arrested last year –