Tag Archive: rant

‘I Fucking Love Science’ is Run by a Girl. So What?

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Spend any amount of time on Facebook, Twitter and Tumblr (especially Tumblr) you’ll find exactly a bajillion and one comments, memes and motivation posters supporting equality and the breaking down stereotypes. I’m happy… Continue reading

‘Wreck-It Ralph’ and the Gender Marketed Merchandise

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As we’ve already mentioned Funk Jr. is putting in a viewing of Wreck It Ralph daily, and we really don’t mind. With the little dudes birthday coming up I thought some toys based from the… Continue reading

The Top 5 Reasons Why Joffrey is a Complete Bastard

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If you’re new to the world of Westeros you’ll quickly learn that in the vast parade of characters there are many that you’ll love and some that you’ll love to hate.  Amongst the… Continue reading

Why iOS Games Aren’t Worth Buying Any More

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For a while things were looking really good. We had this great new interface with which to play games and the hardware had reached a point where the presentation was none to shabby.… Continue reading

Is Pirates of the Caribbean just Star Wars?

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Two of the flagship “adventure” trilogies in Hollywood are together in Disney after the recent purchasing of Lucasfilm LTD. by the Mouse for an insurmountable sum of money…. which got me thinking about… Continue reading

Adventures in Local Politics (via Social Networking)

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Like many great adventures, this is an adventure that started innocently enough. Also it isn’t really that great, but it’s fun to write about, and it speaks volumes about the role of social… Continue reading

Does ’50 Shades of Grey’ Deserve its Criticism?

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So here’s how this review came about. About a year ago I became aware of a growing pop culture phenomenon called the ‘Fifty Shades’ trilogy. I went to find a copy (because I’m… Continue reading

Funk’s Grinch List: Top 10 Christmas Annoyances

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Yippi-ki-yay geeks, it’s Christmas time. A good time of year indeed. We give gifts, we receive gifts, we eat way more than we should and get drunk enough to yell at family members.… Continue reading

Ten Games Australia Has Banned/Censored For Stupid Reasons

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Video games have come a long way since their inception some thirty years ago. Although there were a number of adult themed games in the Atari era the industry found it’s market among… Continue reading

Ladykiller – A Tribute to the Women That James Bond Inadvertedly Got Killed

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Working as a spy is going to result in plenty of blood on your hands, but there’s a difference between the blood of a megalomaniac terrorist and an innocent victim. Throughout his career… Continue reading