Posts tagged ‘rant’

January 15, 2013

Julie Burchill : Transsexual Hate Speech

by duncanr

julie birchellWe have decided to withdraw from publication the Julie Burchill comment piece ‘Transsexuals should cut it out’. The piece was an attempt to explore contentious issues within what had become a highly-charged debate. The Observer is a paper which prides itself on ventilating difficult debates and airing challenging views. On this occasion we got it wrong and in light of the hurt and offence caused I apologise and have made the decision to withdraw the piece. The Observer Readers’ Editor will report on these issues at greater length. (Statement from John Mulholland, editor of The Observer)

Why did the editor of the Observor feel it necessary to take this action?

because a . . .

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June 7, 2012

Freshly F*****: A Rant About Bloggers

by UniSciKill

I don’t really care about the Freshly Pissed section of WordPress, except for the occasional wish not to see the damn page every time I log in. I know, I know – that’s the whole shitty point of the set-up.  Usually, I ignore the posts featured there and skip straight to my favorite blog, the madhatters, and comment or post based on my mood. Sometimes, out of curiosity I will make the gargantuan mistake of clicking on a Pucked Fress article because the title sounded vaguely interesting to me.  I should have known better. Those self-proclaimed gurus,

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March 7, 2012

Liquid Emitting Fart

by duncanr

Is it me or is this guy a little upset?

[seems he got arrested for using the f-word in public and took the opportunity to express his views on the matter at a meeting of his city council]

September 28, 2011

Mark Esterhuysen Sacked for F-Rant on Air

by duncanr

South African radio presenter Mark Esterhuysen was supposed to be introducing the 1.0 am early morning news

Instead, he delivered a personal rant, managing to squeeze 13 ‘f’ words into his tirade before startled producers pulled the plug on him

You can hear his NSFW rant here –

Oh, need I tell you he’s been sacked ?

Source –

P.S. wouldn’t it be a refreshing change if more journalists were to express honestly-held opinions rather than being obsessed with being ‘Politically correct’ ?

July 16, 2011

Carmageddon is Here

by duncanr

Remember that Hitler rant about Carmageddon we posted on Madhatters earlier this week?


Well Carmageddon is upon us (not us personally of course, just those in the L.A. area)

April 30, 2011

Melvin’s Royal Wedding Rant

by duncanr

A caller to a radio station isn’t too keen on the fawning, wall -to-wall coverage of the Royal Wedding

March 17, 2009

He’s off again….

by noseycow

Pope Benedict XVI, at the start of his week long trip to Africa , has already given us some classic quotes…

“The Catholic Church is at the forefront at the battle against aids” (perhaps if they switched sides fewer people would die?)

“you can’t resolve it (the aids problem) with the distribution of condoms, on the contrary, it increases the problem” (How exactly?)

“The saving message of the Gospel needs to be proclaimed loud and clear so that the light of Christ can shine into the darkness of people’s lives,”  (as they all suffer and die from aids!)

Pope Benedict XVI - A God given Super Hero

Pope Benedict XVI - A God given Super Hero

and as revealed by our high-sensitivity microphones…


Coverage of the Popes first day in Africa

March 17, 2009

How could they?

by noseycow

William Robinson and Monica Hussing have  been charged with involuntary manslaughter, child endangerment and felonious assault after their 8 year old son died of Non Hodgkins Lymphoma.

Despite being ill for over a year and repeated calls by the childs Aunt he never received any medical attention.

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8 year old Williw Robinson

8 year old Williw Robinson

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