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Oh, I'll Go there.

Aren’t we all very judgey. And it’s all come to a head with Pokemon Go. You’ve all got an opinion on it, because everyone has an opinion on everything these days right off the bat, don’t bother thinking about the complexities of the issue or finding out anything further – I don’t like it, I’m afraid of it, I love it and you all suck for not loving it too. 848 more words


Schlock & Terror: A Retrospective of Video Nasties - Absurd

The show begins with a “formal” discussion about the Italian Halloween ripoff known as Absurd. Beware of Dave! The jogging bowling-shoe wearing zombie devil…thing!

The Cartoon Physicist

Moral Panic in America; Witches, Drugs, AIDS and Sex Offenders

I should have been a social sociologist. I would be making a lot more money than I am now.  Sociology and society fascinates me.  I know I should be writing something positive about America especially as we approach the Fourth of July.  2,010 more words


'Drink it in, man!': the impact of media to the immigrant sport in Australia

As UEFA Euro 16 is progressing, it is expected that there are more and more people engage in the conversation through the Internet. Some are constructive, some are emotion, and inevitably, some are disgusting somehow. 802 more words

Doomed to Repeat

A scant 25 ago, therapists with (mostly) the best of intentions managed to ruin many people’s lives. Through the use of recovered memory therapy, clinicians unwittingly participated in creating false memories of horrific abuse that in some cases permanently sundered relationships between parents and adult children, cast a life-long pall of suspicion on parents, and sent innocent people to jail for decades. 3,805 more words

This isn't about mental illness

I was as horrified as the rest of the UK today to hear about the shocking murder of MP Jo Cox, a wonderful and hard-working woman who was also a wife and mother of two young children. 667 more words

Mental Health