Catholic Church, child abuse Show more
George Pell, Vatican treasurer and highest-ranked Australian member of the church, was convicted of sexually assaulting two minors earlier today. This makes me, and a lot of Australians, very... relieved, I guess.
The big-name conservative pundits who've been fearlessly defending Pell the last couple years are not having a great day. But commenting on their blog posts is pretty cathartic.
auspol, racism Show more
Australian parliament is having a very normal one.
auspol Show more
Bob Katter isn't good for much, but I think I have a new favourite word.
uspol Show more
The pairing of these headlines is as inaccurate as it is disturbing. Thanks, grauniad.
Latest xkcd reminded me of the timezone DB. Literally every computer on the internet relies on it, it has a core maintainership of, like, two dudes, and a lawsuit successfully pulled it offline for a few months in 2011. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tz_database#2011_lawsuit
food, meat ++ Show more
The last few weeks I've been working on smoking a decent brisket. This afternoon's wasn't perfect, but it's the first one I'm seriously happy with.
And it's goddamn delicious.
Fake geek guy
A tiny instance, containing tiny thoughts.