Well, I’m not totally happy. I’m kind of sick, and felt a bit thick-headed throughout, and I think it shows. In any case, we had a couple of interruptions requiring edits this week, but nothing too bad. We recorded on a Wednesday morning, and I may get this published tonight!
Asshat recommends raping gay children straightA radio personality in Cleveland is facing tremendous backlash after telling a father that he should get one of his male friends to rape his daughter to force her to turn straight.
Can you say, ‘resume generating event’?
Bullying laws, and how they’re un-ChristianHow a persecution complex turns ugly: Christian activist groups are arguing that anti-bullying laws are attacks on religious belief.
LOL. They’re totally not, in case you were wondering.
Items of interest:
Brian – Cavemen cooked their caribou
Turns out the raw Paleo diet ain’t so paleo: Researchers have discovered controlled cooking fires dating back a million years ago. Seems that man needed the extra calories in the cooked meats to feed his brain. Sorry raw food people.
A blog post listing a number of great resources for free online education. It’s a bit outdated, but most of the links that I’ve tried still work. We’re not talking crap netucation here. This is MIT and Harvard and such.
The Game: http://latimesblogs.latimes.com/world_now/2012/05/chen-guangcheng-coerced-to-leave-embassy-dissidents-say.html
Hey, it was actually about Human Rights this time!
Listener Feedback / Follow Up:
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