Category Archives: meta

A Quick Note

by matttbastard Due to travel considerations (and, um, the Academy Awards  *cough*) this week’s Shock Doctrine posts from Sarah and I will be delayed until tomorrow.  Which gives y’all an extra day to read Chapter One (slackers).  And, if you  … Continue reading

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matttbastard at GlobalComment

by matttbastard The fine folks @ GlobalComment have graciously published an opinion piece written by yours truly on the recent fatal shooting of BART passenger Oscar Grant. A sample: Cold. Blooded. Murder. What else can you call what occurred on … Continue reading

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Ph34r Mah 1337 W1mm1nz 5tud33z Xp3r733z!

by matttbastard Shorter CBA’s: “Sorry, JJ–you’re only a technical feminist.” Recommend this post at Progressive Bloggers

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On ‘Civility’ (With Apologies to Lenny Bruce)

by matttbastard Civility is a public discourse between [white] men, allowable because they have the time and personal resources to engage in it. – Q Grrl Obviously it’s not my place to critique the comment policies put in place by … Continue reading

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The Ripper Strikes Back (A Cynical Beef)

by matttbastard “Nigga you want the fame, now you’re famous overnight Famous for getting fucked by a stick of dynamite.” Update: This is so becoming my new tagline: Ti-Guy said… Ah, he’s always screeching about something or other. The archetypal … Continue reading

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Kick Ass Blogger in the Hizzouse

by matttbastard Yeah, that’s right — Kev has declared it to be so, and, thus, it is so. Here’s how it works: Choose 5 bloggers that you feel are “Kick Ass Bloggers” Let ‘em know in your post or via … Continue reading

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2008 Black Weblog Awards Final Ballot Voting

by matttbastard Final ballot voting for the 2008 Black Weblog Awards is now underway. And–holy shit–bastard.logic is up for Best International Blog.  Thanks once again to Liss @ Shakesville and everyone else who nominated us–I am truly chuffed by the … Continue reading

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ZOMG 100,000 Views?!

by matttbastard Sometime in the wee hours of the morning we passed the threshold of 100,000 views. Who’da thunk when this blog began less than 2 years ago we’d have come this far so quickly. One thing’s for certain: we … Continue reading

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ZOMG Post Number 1000?!

by matttbastard Here’s to the next thousand posts–hope y’all will join us for the ride. Recommend this post at Progressive Bloggers

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Admiration is still swelling

by matttbastard I love you, Ms. LaCoeur. Recommend this post at Progressive Bloggers

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