Category Archives: Euphemisms

Corn Porn

I tend to agree with the original tweet … this is a terrifying headline from the Iowa Caucus. ROMNEY, PAUL AND SANTORUM IN 3-WAY Advertisements

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ESPN Radio Creepily Stalking Tim Tebow

Is it me, or does it seem like media outlets like ESPN have become gushing, obsessive stalkers of Tim Tebow. They make absurd, colorful pronouncements about Tebow (and by default, the Denver Broncos) regarding his winning ways. In fact, this … Continue reading

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Euphemistic Language: Penn State Story is NOT Just a “Sex Scandal”

I have to agree: Media criticized: Penn State isn’t a ‘sex scandal’ Self-proclaimed “tech culture journalist” Xeni Jardin has criticized the media for using “sex scandal” in reporting the turmoil at Penn State, notes Steve Myers of the Poynter media training institute. … Continue reading

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Pat Robertson: Marriage is Sacred … Until it Isn’t

Really? Some background on the remarks here at the Huffington Post. I’m trying to figure out how Alzheimer’s differs so much from complete brain death in Robertson’s world … like when he equated removing the feeding tube of Terri Schiavo to … Continue reading

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Jaworski Hits the Fan, but C’mon, It’s Just a Word!

It’s a word. Just a stupid word. A little vulgar, a little crass: “shit”, “merde”, the “s-word”… it’s a versatile and useful tool for getting across appropriate sentiment in lieu of dull exposition and an excessive display of vocabulary for … Continue reading

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The Flintstones Candidates: A Plague of GOP Evolution Deniers

Rick Perry really shows off his ignorance in New Hampshire: “How old do I think the earth is? You know what, I don’t have any idea,” said the Texas governor when asked about his position on the issue by a … Continue reading

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Dissecting the Archbishop of Denver’s Take on Violent Video Games

It’s the comic books/Dungeons & Dragons/rock n’ roll/heavy metal/hip hop issue of our times: video games. An entertainment form enthusiastically enjoyed for the last several decades, video games have advanced in their technical, graphical and immersion qualities so rapidly that older … Continue reading

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