Recap: America’s Next Top Model, Episode 16.9: “Stuff Too Boring to Make the Regular Show. Oh, and a Virgin Sacrifice.”

Ooh! Are you snmassing yourself with excitement? Grab a cleansing tissue, Persephoneers, for I’m going to recap the clip show that you probably got pissed off at last night and didn’t bother watching. I’ve never actually watched one of these “hey, let’s slap some unused footage together and call it ‘never-before-seen’ or some shit” episodes of America’s Next Top Model. But tonight, I’ve got my drank courage on. Let’s see how many of the eliminated moddles’ names I’ve forgotten. My guess: all.
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Former Dr. Wakefield: A Charlatan in the UK

One of the biggest stories on the web today reveals evidence of exactly how Dan Wakefield, former medical doctor and defacto leader of the vaccines-cause-autism movement, falsified the data he used to create the 1998 Lancet study which connected both connected autism and an intestinal disorder as a new syndrome and connected the root cause of this syndrome to be the MMR vaccine.  BMJ writer Brain Deer throws back the curtains and reveals all in the first part of a series exposing the extent of Wakefield’s deception in his piece How the Case Against the MMR Vaccine was FixedRead More Former Dr. Wakefield: A Charlatan in the UK