Kathy Shaidle

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A blogging pioneer since 2000, Kathy Shaidle runs FiveFeetOfFury.com. She has been called “a purveyor of some of the most offensive racial stereotypes I have ever read” by Bernie Farber of the Canadian Jewish Congress.


Scandal

Humor is Truth

Humor is Truth

May 26, 2015

Writing “It’s been a bad week for white professors” is a lazy, hacky

Oy Vey!

Privacy Hysteria

Privacy Hysteria

May 19, 2015

First, a follow up to last week’s column: Despite being presented with

Conservatives

The Hunt for the Right Wing Snipe

The Hunt for the Right Wing Snipe

May 12, 2015

“I was never a true believer, but the money was good.” When I started

Cultural Caviar

“Authentic Sensibilities”

“Authentic Sensibilities”

May 05, 2015

Everyone’s just gonna have to take my word for this: I started writing this

Hollywood

Battle of Wounded Egos

Battle of Wounded Egos

April 28, 2015

“Blazing Saddles could never get made today.” We all know how virulent

Obit

Günter Grass:Truth and Lies

Günter Grass:Truth and Lies

April 21, 2015

Right after I hit “send” on my second last column – the one about being

Trending

Into the Remainder Bins

Into the Remainder Bins

April 14, 2015

In journalism, “trend pieces” are like the weather: Everyone complains

Injured Parties

America’s Last Remaining Manufacturing Industry

America’s Last Remaining Manufacturing Industry

April 07, 2015

I hate the real phone, so despite my lifetime membership in the Cult of Mac,

Oh Canada!

The Gayest Gay Sweater of All

The Gayest Gay Sweater of All

March 31, 2015

The stink of bullshittery clinging to the so-called “gay sweater” first

Looking Back

Annoying Encumbrances

Annoying Encumbrances

March 24, 2015

Yesterday a young man asked me to recommend a must-read book, the one that

Trending

How “Gary” Lost Its Glitter

How “Gary” Lost Its Glitter

March 17, 2015

Muggeridge’s Law, indeed. The Punch editor (and all around crusty old fart)

Deep Thoughts

Losing Our Heads Over Full-Body Transplants

Losing Our Heads Over Full-Body Transplants

March 10, 2015

International Women’s Day snuck up on me this year like a rapist in a dark

Cultural Caviar

Did You Ever Think You Would Miss the Nazis?

Did You Ever Think You Would Miss the Nazis?

March 03, 2015

I married a WWII buff. That means the “Hitler Channel” logo is seared into

Zeitgeist

Our Cute Little Protestant Friends

Our Cute Little Protestant Friends

February 24, 2015

“Martin Luther toy becomes fastest selling Playmobil figurine of all

Zeitgeist

A Slight Depression in the Liar Market

A Slight Depression in the Liar Market

February 17, 2015

What if most Holocaust victims were balancing their karma from ages before,

Television

Skank Amateurs

Skank Amateurs

February 10, 2015

I’m not sure if it’s connected with the whole “gates of hell” thing,

Huh

Wedding for One

Wedding for One

February 02, 2015

We could try to blame Oprah Winfrey, but for once, that wouldn’t be fair. On

Afternoon Delight

Sanguine Nation

Sanguine Nation

January 27, 2015

Menstruation is having a moment. I don’t mean the fleshly, goopy one that

Cultural Caviar

I Have a (Wet) Dream …

I Have a (Wet) Dream …

January 20, 2015

May a lowly white Canadian like me take a little pride in my knowledge of

Cultural Caviar

Spanked by the Iron Lady

Spanked by the Iron Lady

January 13, 2015

Hey, did you hear that “Margaret Thatcher wanted to ban sex toys” when she

Trending

#IllLieToYou

#IllLieToYou

December 23, 2014

Not three years ago, in these very virtual pages, I mourned the extinction of

Afternoon Delight

Hit Me Harder, I’ve Been Bad!

Hit Me Harder, I’ve Been Bad!

December 16, 2014

Mocking treasured liberal slogans is as easy as shooting (bicycle-riding) fish

Cultural Caviar

The Pin-up’s Guide to Timing Your Suicide

The Pin-up’s Guide to Timing Your Suicide

December 09, 2014

When 20-year-old Playboy centerfold Dorothy Stratten was raped, murdered, and

Cultural Caviar

Sour Melons

Sour Melons

December 02, 2014

Exposed as I am, even at this distance, to the still-radioactive residue of

Huh

Teaching Men to Bleed

Teaching Men to Bleed

November 25, 2014

Well before I wrote these weekly screeds, I was—God help us—a poet. One of

Scandal

The Moral Panic Truth-o-Meter

The Moral Panic Truth-o-Meter

November 18, 2014

On February 27, 2013, Canadian historian and (more or less) conservative

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