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Movie DIS-recommendation

This isn’t the first week of release in the US, but if you were inclined to go see the sequel to 2015's excellent if bleak and brutal Sicario — Sicario 2: Soldado — I would not recommend it. I wish I’d left in the first five minutes.

Have bike shorts disappeared off the face of the earth or just Ireland?

This is a weird question that probably says exactly how much I wear shorts at all, but whatever happened to bike shorts? I just want something to prevent chub rub under skirts and dresses this week considering it’s actually warm enough to have bare legs, but bike shorts appear to have disappeared off the face of the…

Medicine Songs, Protest Music . . . and a Protest Medicine Songs, Protest Music . . . and a Protest

First the protest ^ . Walt Schaub asked today on Twitter where the protest music for this era is.

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Political ripple effects from #RepealedThe8th

So... this is an interesting one, and I’m not going to do it justice (particularly since it’s 1 am here): Since Ireland repealed the 8th Amendment *a week a half ago*, there has been a lot of political pressure to decriminalize abortion in Northern Ireland as well.

American terrorism part N

It looks like the Las Vegas shooter may have been a Sovereign Citizen.

For Savita and for all the other women . . . WE'VE REPEALED THE ABSOLUTE HELL OUT OF THE 8TH! For Savita and for all the other women . . . WE'VE REPEALED THE ABSOLUTE HELL OUT OF THE 8TH!

We really have done it, people. I’m tearing up on and off today watching the official counts come in. This is real. This happened. We have repealed the hell out of the 8th amendment and given the politicians a very clear mandate to legislate to allow for abortion as quickly as possible. We’re all very emotional.…

It's a landslide. WE HAVE DONE IT. Not officially yet, but  . . . #RepealThe8th

Official counts won’t be till tomorrow, but . . . IPSOS/MRBI exit poll: 3800 people just after they voted at 175 polling stations around the country. Poll margin of error 1.65% — 69.4% voted YES! 34.6% voted no. Irish Times poll Yes 68% Yes, 32% no.

Mná na hÉireann (and the men) are coming #HomeToVote to #RepealThe8th

You guys, we can do this! You guys, I’m crying.

Having one's rights to dignity and medical equality up for public debate... A #repealthe8th Tweet Beat Having one's rights to dignity and medical equality up for public debate... A #repealthe8th Tweet Beat

Content warning for misogyny, racism, ableism. . . and defaced mountains. (Though I’m not putting anywhere near the worst of it here . . . well, except for the mountain.)

A small #MeToo story with an encouraging note [CN sexual harassment]

Hey folks, so I made a new friend, got to support someone I already knew, and saw a community take sexual harassment seriously and come together to protect and support the victims at a conference.

Not a full tweet beat

But just had to share this.

Anyone want to pick up Tweet Beat for a while?

I enjoy doing it, but I’m going to be trying to limit my screen time.

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For your viewing/listening pleasure if you like Opera. . . For your viewing/listening pleasure if you like Opera. . .

. . . or if you just want a unique theatrical experience. I saw The Second Violinist at the Dublin Theatre Festival last year, and it was the stand-out production of the festival in my opinion. And now it’s available to watch online!

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