Uh, it’s TRASH talk, which is talk about trash. Not all trash is exclusively about sports. This week’s trash brought to you by the Taylor Swift effect.
Author Archive for: Rayne
Blogger since 2002, political activist since 2003, geek since birth. Opinions informed by mixed-race, multi-ethnic, cis-female condition, further shaped by kind friends of all persuasions. Sci-tech frenemy, wannabe artist, decent cook, determined author, successful troublemaker. Mother of invention and two excessively smart-assed young adult kids. Attended School of Hard Knocks; Rather Unfortunate Smallish Private Business School in Midwest; Affordable Mid-State Community College w/evening classes. Self-employed at Tiny Consulting Business; previously at Large-ish Chemical Company with HQ in Midwest in multiple marginalizing corporate drone roles, and at Rather Big IT Service Provider as a project manager, preceded by a motley assortment of gigs before the gig economy was a thing. Blogging experience includes a personal blog at the original blogs.salon.com, managing editor for a state-based news site, and a stint at Firedoglake before landing here at emptywheel as technology’s less-virginal-but-still-accursed Cassandra.
Entries by Rayne
Disgusting: how unprepared MSU was to handle a high-profile sexual harassment complaint, and how the GOP blows off revolting behavior by its own. Won’t somebody think of the children?
This is an open thread. Bring all your off-topic idle chatter here while you wait for the anticipated arraignment photo and rant-y perp speech to follow.
Putin may have burned his chef by way of Russian air defense missiles.
This post contains observed and speculative material following the reported loss of content circa 2011-2014 at the former bird app. What the hell is going on at Xitter?
Dedicated post ahead of the anticipated announcement of indictments by Fulton County, Georgia district attorney’s office.
We’re two weeks out from the first NCAA Football games — with them comes tailgate party season. This is an open thread.
So utterly predictable which clown would be in the center arena of the GOP-led House big top yesterday. This is an open thread.
You may have heard the buzz about Meta’s new microblogging platform, Threads. How will Threads eventually interact with the open source federated universe including Mastodon?
Last year and this year, however, critical faults in the founders’ efforts to create a more perfect union have been revealed, and in a particularly ugly way.