Category Archives: In the Media

TV, Radio and internet news sources

Rebel Barbie

I’m reminded of a thing a few years back where Barbie had a book where she supposedly is showing that girls can be computer engineers. By having the boys do the work for her. Steven and Brian are nice guys, … Continue reading

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It’s not news, it’s olds.. or is it?

Somewhat unsurprising results from a recent survey of media use reported by Media Post: The study released by Sharethrough and Qualtrics, which surveyed more than 1,000 Americans, found that only a third of Americans trust news accessed via Twitter and … Continue reading

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Photo break

I still have interest in adding stuff to this blog, no worries if I have any regular readers, but I’ve given up on having a specific theme to every post, which has no doubt been noticed. Kidding, of course. I … Continue reading

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Today’s Found on Facebook – the princess effect

Lots of articles about it now but I’ll use the Time one I saw first: A new study from Brigham Young University found that engaging with Disney princess culture could make young children more susceptible to gender stereotypes. The small … Continue reading

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Today’s found on Facebook – Matthew McConaughey’s thoughts on religion

He has a new movie out (Free State of Jones) where he plays Newton Knight, a Confederate soldier who rebelled against the Confederacy. The Daily Beast provides this quote from the actor talking about the film and explaining what he … Continue reading

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Today’s Facebook Find – add weight to lose weight?

Worked for this guy in China — although, what he added was a 40kg rock he could carry on his head for years, via Mashable: A 54-year-old man from Jilin, China, is making waves in his hometown, for his Iron … Continue reading

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Today’s Found of Facebook – God can’t co-pilot Ark; hits Coast Guard vessel

Via gCaptain: A 230-foot long replica of Noah’s Ark collided with a Norwegian Coast Guard vessel as it arrived in Oslo, Norway on Friday, causing damage to both ships. Media says the wooden replica, built by a Dutch carpenter Johan … Continue reading

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Today’s Facebook Find – putting the hex on Brock Allen Turner

Via Papermag: An estimated 600 witches around the world gathered on Tuesday night, at 10 PM (Central Time), to place hexes on Stanford University rapist Brock Allen Turner, his scumbag father, Dan A. Turner, and Aaron Persky, the judge who … Continue reading

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Today’s found on Facebook – God’s Not Dead creators break Thou Shalt Not Steal commandment

Via The Wrap: The people behind the faith-based film “God’s Not Dead” might want to start praying. Pure Flix Entertainment and its co-founder, David A.R.White, have just been slapped with a lawsuit over the 2014 hit — and the plaintiffs … Continue reading

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Today’s Facebook Find – Maisie Williams is media savvy

I saw this yesterday, actually, but I’d already listed a Facebook find so saved it until today. Via Huff-Po (sorry), although seen on other sites. Maisie had no patience with the Daily Mail and their obsession over her lack of … Continue reading

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