Kittens and caboodles, toot-toots and noddles – rejoice! And welcome back to another round of the midweek news, where we look into the current events, cringe at the worst and the worstier, and make of the crying. But fear not! In a week that has been rife with the stuff that tries our spirits, we have some news that’s bound to make you smile and make you feel like the kitten train has come to kitten town and honking that kitten toot toot.
See? Doesn’t the overwhelming chaos of the state of the world go down a bit easier with a little kitten logic? Don’t argue, of course it does. So pop on your kitten top and hop on the kitten bus, and lets get down to business in seeing what’s happening in this big, beautiful world this week.
James Holes faces 142 criminal counts in regards to the Aurora shooting: “24 murder and 116 attempted murder counts plus one count of possession of an explosive device and one count of committing a crime of violence.” (Al Jazeera)
Mass blackouts are hitting northern India, causing major transport and traffic disruption, as well as leaving millions without power. The outage is being blamed on an overloaded grid a few miles outside of New Delhi. (Al Jazeera)
Lana Wachowski has made her first public appearance as a trans woman in promotion of her new film, Cloud Atlas. Mazel tov, you beautiful babe! (Huffington Post)
Voting rights in jeopardy? Feeling nervous about a bunch of almost dead guys trying to take away what you have? Check out Colorlines’s coverage of voting rights around the nation. Then, get fucking mad. (Colorlines)
Mittens has officially shown his ass. In multiple parts of the world. And offended everyone in the process. Let freedom ring. (BBC)
These folks really seem to be all up in gay marriage’s bidness. (MSNBC)
Is your tongue tickled? Your goose fried? Hath you been blessed by the kitten rains down in kitten Africa? Either way, we’ve shown you all we can this day, in an attempt to keep you up to date, for whatever that means. So, until next time, sweet pea’s and q’s !