The Other McCain

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

Rule 5 Sunday: Cathryn Li

— compiled by Wombat-socho Silicon Valley delenda est. Cathryn Li is a Malaysian model of Chinese ethnicity; she plays the piano, does the social influencing thing, and starred in Special Female Force. a Hong Kong action flick. She also caught a lot of flak for a “body shaming” post on Instagram, which she later explained […]

Rule 5 Sunday: Niece Waidhofer

— compiled by Wombat-socho Silicon Valley delenda est. “Texas model. Kind of a dork.” Well, that’s what it says on her personal web page, and who I am I to disagree? She’s an Instagram/OnlyFans model, has appeared in a couple of obscure films, and doesn’t appear to have indulged in any deranged publicity stunts. So […]

Rule 5 Sunday: A Death Goddess For Your Consideration

— compiled by Wombat-socho Perhaps death goddess isn’t the right term, but in Fate/Grand Order Scathach is the guardian of the Land of Shadows, a Celtic analog to Ereshkigal in Sumerian mythology, and everybody calls Eresh a death goddess, so…anyway, here she is in the kitchen fixing some chocolate for Valentine’s Day. Very dark chocolates. […]

Rule 5 Sunday: Hedley Lamarr Presents The Teutonic Titwillow, Lili von Shtupp!

— compiled by Wombat-socho One of the greatest roles played by a great comedic actress, Madeline Kahn. The German femme fatale sent to seduce Sheriff Bart in Blazing Saddles earned Kahn one of her two Oscar nominations, the other being for a similar role as Trixie Delight in Paper Moon. Ceterum autem censeo Silicon Valley […]

Rule Five Sunday: Jane Russell

— compiled by Wombat-socho TIL that Jane Russell didn’t actually wear the custom-designed bra her boss Howard Hughes designed for her to wear in her debut film, The Outlaw; while he was a great engineer and aviator, his bra design was apparently pretty horrible, and she wore one of her own with the cups stuffed […]

Rule Five Sunday: Jayne Mansfield

— compiled by Wombat-socho I’m not sure when I first heard of Jayne Mansfield; the first time I remember seeing her that stuck in my mind is the famous picture of her with Sophia Loren in a restaurant, of which Loren later said, “I was worried that her breasts were going to explode out of […]

Rule 5 Sunday: Julie Strain, RIP

— compiled by Wombat-socho This week we pay tribute to the late Julie Strain, who died last week from complications of early-onset dementia, believed to be caused by a head injury sustained in a fall from a horse in her 20s. After being named Penthouse Pet of the Month in June 1991 and Pet of […]

Rule 5 Sunday: Rep. Lauren Boebert

— compiled by Wombat-socho One of the good things about the freshman class of Republican Congressmen is that a lot of them are not only conservative, they’re good looking ladies as well. And one of the better looking ladies in the pack is the pistol-packing representative from Colorado’s Third District, Lauren Boebert, previously best known […]

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