The homely pigeon

June 23, 2017

Well, that’s the sense Ruthie (in One Big Happy) makes of an expression unfamiliar to her, and she’s indignant on behalf of the pigeon:

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Pride transit and flashy Pride boots

June 23, 2017

… and the boots are unisex. Public transit and footgear for the season. The Dublin Bus and the Chicago Transit Authority, plus some really cheeky boots.

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Typo time

June 23, 2017

In writing yesterday’s posting on MLB Pride logos, I intended to type the name Aric Olnes, but anticipated the S at the end of Olnes in typing Aric, and so typed

Aris Olnes

A very common sort of typo, in this case creating the name of a hermaphoditic deity of war,

Aris = Ares (Greek god of war) + Eris (Greek goddess of discord)

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Everything’s coming up rainbow

June 23, 2017

Yesterday it was the logos of Major League Baseball teams. Today it’s London Transport, in a story today from the UK’s PinkNews, featuring this photo:

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Mayor of London Sadiq Khan declares ‘love is love’ as tube stations get a rainbow makeover

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You can get anything in rainbow

June 22, 2017

… including the logos for all the Major League Baseball teams, available through the MLB clothing site in caps and shirts. Apparently the line of clothing came out in 2015, but I missed it — and then Aric Olnes posted the SF Giants Pride logo on Facebook today:

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and I checked the (registered) logo out.

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Rainbow TARDISwear

June 22, 2017

From the BBC America on-line store, a hoodie ($49.98) and a baseball shirt ($24/98):

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A police box that will take you not only through space and time (though perhaps unreliably), but also through gender and sexuality.

G.I. Joe goes ‘mo

June 22, 2017

(The subject will lead to plain-language discussions of mansex, so not for kids or the sexually modest.)

From the Huffington Post on the 14th, gay news from the superhero world: “‘G.I. Joe’ Just Got A Homoerotic Makeover: Is it hot in here — or is it just all of these flexing furry muscles?” by Noah Michelson”

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The three Delfts

June 22, 2017

Today’s Zippy crosses the subjects of Vermeer’s paintings with the Three Stooges:

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Curly the silly one, the Geographer. Larry the unruly one, the Astronomer. And Moe the leader and guide, the Milk Maid. Ego, Id, and Superego.

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Fixing things

June 21, 2017

A Pearls Before Swine strip that’s been sitting in my queue since, omigod, 2/14/16:

All about fixing things.

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It was ever thus

June 21, 2017

Yesterday’s Rhymes With Orange, set in ancient Egypt:

It was ever thus: work was gendered then — women’s work is domestic, men’s work is in the public sphere — and it hasn’t been ungendered yet.

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