lovehate podcast 241: Our Culture in Dire Straits

NOTE: I mistakenly took out some of my wrath on the Canadian Radio and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) when it should have been directed at the Canadian Broadcast Standards Council (CBSC) for implementing rules that effectively have censored Money for Nothing by Dire Straits from all radio stations that are part of the group.

"See the little faggot with the earring and the makeup,
Yeah buddy that's his own hair.
That little faggot got his own jet airplane.
That little faggot he's a millionaire."

- Mark Knopfler

lovehate: 10 Search Results No Longer Number One On

With Google deciding to uncensor itself in China, perhaps some of the most popular search terms will no longer default to innocuous web ephemera:

Search term...

"Tiananmen Square" no longer yields a recipe for the Chinese answer to Nanaimo Bars.

"Dalai Lama" no longer results in a science journal about a cloned experiment on mini-camels.

"Free Tibet" no longer comes up as an incentive offer for an online casino.

"Capitalism" doesn't produce a top result about the ancient belief in SHOUTING IN EMAILS AND CHAT WINDOWS!!!!!

"Forced Relocation" no longer shows judo throws.

"Indentured Servitude" doesn't speak of the longevity of false teeth.

"Censorship" doesn't result in a large boat full of thermometers.

"State Secrets" doesn't point you to the number three soap opera in the country.

"Bloody Coup" no longer points you to a viral video of a pigeon being strangled.

"Overthrow" does not point to a US football playbook on how a quarterback should pass against the wind.