Warning: contains expletives. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9abVzAkG4WE&feature=youtu.be Don't get me wrong, I hate the SJWs just as much as the next person. But when it comes to movies, anti-SJWs are just as bad and just as stupid as SJWs. (If you need any more proof, Ben Shapiro is so upset by the mere presence of women in the … Continue reading If You Want A Good Cringe
It's something most of us never give a second though to - when a man and woman get married, the woman ditches her surname and adopts her husband's surname, which their children subsequently receive. WHY? The answer, it turns out, isn't pretty. Why should women change their names on getting married?1 November 2014 Image copyright … Continue reading The Origin of Married Names
King Edward IV, whom Tony Robinson believes was illegitimate You may or may not have seen Tony Robinson's 2004 documentary Britain's Real Monarch, in which he proposes that King Edward IV of England (1442-1483), who reigned from 1461 until 1470, and again from 1471 until his death, was illegitimate, therefore had no claim to the … Continue reading Was Edward IV Illegitimate? (And Why It Doesn’t Matter)
Welcome to the 41st edition of My Fortnightly Movie/TV Thoughts! Last fortnight, I reviewed Ant-Man (2015) and Captain America: Civil War (2016). This fortnight, I’m reviewing:
- Doctor Strange (2016), rated M for fantasy themes, violence and coarse language
- Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 (2017), rated M for science fiction themes and violence
Those of course are the Australian ratings; in the United States, the ratings are:
- Doctor Strange – PG-13 for sci-fi violence and action throughout, and an intense crash sequence
- Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 – PG-13 for sequences of sci-fi action and violence, language, and brief suggestive content
As usual, I’ll give the trailers at the end, along with a clip each. And as usual, I offer the following disclaimer, just to be safe:
WARNING: POTENTIAL SPOILERS AHEAD. PROCEED AT OWN RISK.
Alongside Ant-Man, this was one of the two MCU…
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And we kinda mucked it up toward the end 🙂 Still, it was fun. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7FlUclf3L0Y&feature=youtu.be Our brothers Joshua and Alexander joined us.
Is there any left-wing political talking point more annoying and stupid than "white privilege"? Especially since the facts simply aren't in its favour. No need to plead guiltyThe fashionable doctrine of ‘white privilege’ is fatally undermined by the factsThe concept of “white privilege” is some-times credited to the African-American writer W.E.B. Du Bois, but the … Continue reading The Myth of “White Privilege”
Most of us remember that day. And those of us too young to remember (myself included), or who weren’t born yet, have all heard about it.On September 11th, 2001, terrorists flew two airplanes into the two Twin Towers, both of which subsequently collapsed. A third plane hit the Pentagon.That’s the official story, anyway. The disaster … Continue reading Remembering 9/11