Like Thandiwe Newton, I want to embrace my full name in all its glory | Thandiwe Newton | The Guardian

https://amp.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2021/apr/13/thandiwe-newton-ethnic-name-respected-identity Well at least this writer isn’t on the “cos of racism” bandwagon, but I wonder, has she ever tried pronouncing some of the Russian or Hungarian names out there…..? 🤔 Or is this all ‘unique to Africa’.

Disney has made a real Star Wars lightsaber (and the Twitter Toddlers can’t cope) | Creative Bloq

https://www.creativebloq.com/amp/news/disney-lightsaber-patent It’s interesting that in order to say, and be quoted as saying “FUCKING” on a site probably read by small children, you only need to be gushing over Disney. As for the thing itself, yes, “glorified tape measure” is sounding about right at this point.

Simon Cowell ‘broken and betrayed’ by X Factor stars’ backlash and ‘asks Cheryl for help’ – Mirror Online

https://www.mirror.co.uk/3am/celebrity-news/simon-cowell-broken-betrayed-x-23904369.amp I’m sure it’s just entirely coincidental that these select few are speaking out a decade later, now the work has dried up and their novelty has worn off, and they stand to make some coins from blurting out shit like this. I don’t recall them feeling quite so ‘mistreated’ when they were in theirContinue reading “Simon Cowell ‘broken and betrayed’ by X Factor stars’ backlash and ‘asks Cheryl for help’ – Mirror Online”

Largest Chinese breach of Taiwan air zone in a year after US warning

https://www.theguardian.com/world/2021/apr/12/largest-chinese-breach-of-taiwan-air-zone-in-a-year-after-us-warning Just how much of a fucking shit do you reckon China gives about anything anyone says to them, so long as everything is “Made in China”?? Stop making everything in China and trust me, they’ll soon start backing down immediately.