The Other McCain

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

Rule Five Sunday: Texans Cheerleaders

a– compiled by Wombat-socho This being playoff weekend in the NFL, it seemed appropriate to serve up an appetizer from one of the contending teams’ cheerleading squads. This is from the Texans/Patriots game on December 1. Ninety Miles From Tyranny brings Hot Pick of the Late Night, The 90 Miles Mystery Box Episode #860, Morning […]

Rule 5 Sunday: New Year Double Scoop Delight!

— compiled by Wombat-socho Well, apologies for not serving up a Rule 5 Sunday last week, but as you may recall, I was immured in the local VA hospital and had imprudently left my laptop in the trunk of my car. Well, time to make up for that with a super-sized double scoop post, featuring […]

Did You Donate for … Uh, ‘Fire Relief’?

  Nothing but a hoe, but she’s got the proverbial “heart of gold”: An American Instagram model has raised more than $100,000 for Australian bushfire victims by encouraging her followers to donate in exchange for naked selfies. Kaylen Ward offered to send a nude photo of herself to any person who donated at least $10 […]

Rule 5 Sunday: Christmas With Attila The Santa & The Queen Of The Underworld

— compiled by Wombat-socho Every year, the mobile game Fate/Grand Order has a Christmas event, each more bizarre than the last, usually featuring Evil Jeanne d’Arc cosplaying as Santa by way of repenting for her evil deeds. This year, though, all the Santa!AlterJeannes – and all the other servants in Chaldea – are stricken with […]

Rule 5 Sunday: Bonnie Bedelia

— compiled by Wombat-socho ‘Tis the Christmas season, and it would not be the Christmas season without that quintessential Christmas movie, Die Hard. As you may not know, Die Hard was not originally a Christmas movie, but had its script changed in 336 by the Emperor Constantine to align it with the (formerly pagan) festival […]

Rule 5 Sunday: Monica Ruiz

— compiled by Wombat-socho The UCSB graduate has appeared in minor roles in a few movies and TV series, but what’s catapulted her to fame (or maybe infamy) is her role in the recent Peloton ad that apparently triggered a whole bunch of idjits on the intertubes. Well, if nothing else, she got an immediate […]

Rule 5 Tuesday: D.C. Fontana

— compiled by Wombat-socho Better than last week… Today brings the sad news that Dorothy Fontana, a screenwriter many credit for helping make the original Star Trek a success, has died. We don’t have any good rule 5 pics of Ms. Fontana, but here’s an Orion slave girl from “The Cage”, which later was adapted […]

Rule 5 Wednesday: Busy In The Kitchen

— compiled by Wombat-socho Oh, the embarrassment. Laid low for most of this past week by a strain of flu that this season’s shot didn’t block. Well, better late than never, and since most of us have our minds on cooking (or eating, at least) it seemed appropriate to introduce a playful chef from the […]

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