The Other McCain

"One should either write ruthlessly what one believes to be the truth, or else shut up." — Arthur Koestler

Rule 5 Sunday: Kathy Zhu

— compiled by Wombat-socho The Miss World pageant organizers apparently have never heard of the Streisand Effect. On Friday, the pageant’s notional director stripped Miss Michigan, College Republican activist Kathy Zhu (@PoliticalKathy) of her title for allegedly “racist” tweets and her refusal to try on a hijab, and the result has been that a lot […]

Rule 5 Sunday: Baba Fumika

— compiled by Wombat-socho Thanks to the Daley Gator for tweeting about this young Japanese actress this past Thursday! If you’re a fan of the Kamen Rider movies & TV shows, she made her TV debut as the enemy Medic in Kamen Rider Drive, and since then has appeared in two movies in the franchise. […]

Rule 5 Sunday: Cynthia Kirchner

— compiled by Wombat-socho Actress, model, and grad student at NYU, Cynthia Kirchner appeared in Mr. Popper’s Penguins and Entourage, as well as several independent films and TV series. She’s best known as a lingerie model for Guess, Intimissimi, and Victoria’s Secret. Here she is advising guys on buying lingerie for the wife or girlfriend. […]

Rule 5 Sunday: Cheryl Ann Tweedy

— compiled by Wombat-socho I seem to getting into a rut of British pop stars, but as long as they’re good looking, who cares, right? This week, it’s Cheryl An Tweedy, also known as Cheryl Cole, who debuted as a member of reality-TV girl group Girls Aloud in 2002 before going solo in 2009. She’s […]

Rule 5 Monday: Camila Cabello

— compiled by Wombat-socho Cuban-American pop singer Camila Cabello made her debut as a member of girl group Fifth Harmony via The X Factor back in 2012, and went on to a successful solo career – her debut album Camila went platinum – in December 2016. She’s been the opening act for Taylor Swift on […]

Rule 5 Tuesday: Halle Berry

— compiled by Wombat-socho Apologies for the late post – swapping hard drives on my desktop and reloading both the OS and all the software I’ve become used to took a lot longer than I expected. To make up for it, here’s Halle Berry at the NYC premiere of John Wick 3: Parabellum, which is […]

Rule 5 Sunday: Monica Bellucci

— compiled by Wombat-socho It was pointed out to me last week that Morena Baccarin had not been in the Matrix movies, and that the actress I was thinking of was Monica Bellucci. I stand corrected. This is the gal from The Matrix Reloaded. Here she is adorned with a bit of fur, the better […]

Rule 5 Sunday: Morena Baccarin

— compiled by Wombat-socho An extra helping this week to get caught up on the lack of posting over the Memorial Day weekend. This week’s appetizer is Morena Baccarin, because it’s her birthday and because she’s familiar to a lot of folks from the Matrix Reloaded, Stargate SG-1, Firefly and Serenity, V, and of course, […]

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