This week, this beginning of Pride month, these past few days… I wish I could say I am heartened by the ongoing discussion of human rights and LGBTQ issues, but I’m tired. I’m tired and I’m disheartened, and there is so much more work to be done. Let’s just get to the news and end with an amusing pig story, shall we?
Greetings, fellow unicorns. It’s time once again to round up the news stories that caught my eye this week, and we have a lot to cover. Wade through the frustrating, soak in the interesting, and reward yourself with a good song at the end. Let’s get started:
Who doesn’t like buying stuff? The winner of this giveaway will get a $10 gift certificate to spend at ThinkGeek. Read More Birthday Giveaway: ThinkGeek Gift Certificate from Selena
A few days ago, a report came up on The Mary Sue relating to certain sellers on Etsy.com having their accounts suspended or blocked because they sold the hand knit “Jayne Cobb” style cap from the (un-aired) Firefly episode. Other sellers were reporting getting Cease & Desist letters from FOX regarding their selling hand-made knit caps. As many things on the Internet do, news spread around the “Browncoat” (Firefly/Serenity fans) forums and sites, and a lot of attention was turned back on a show cancelled by FOX more than a decade ago. Read More Cunning Caps and Reaver Lawsuits
This lunchtime poll is giving everybody a $20 gift certificate to the Internet! Read More Lunchtime Poll: Shopping Spree!
Dear Editors: So, I’ve just started dating a guy. Yay! Christmas is coming, which means gifts. I’ve only been seeing him a little while. What are some good small, hey, you’re cool, but we’ve only been dating a month, gifts? Read More Ask the Editors: Gift Ideas for a New Person in your Life
I have three unique cats. The oldest is approaching 19, and is clever and bitchy. The middle cat is very affectionate and laid back. The youngest isn’t terribly bright, but he does cute stuff. He’s also a big fella, more on that later. Anyway, as most cats are wont to do, all three of them get very excited about the laser pointer. Read More We Try It: Cat Boredom Busting Laser Super Toy