Category Archives: Culture

Media, manners, social expectations and conventions

Love Boat

As you can imagine, kraken-lovers, it takes a lot to creep me out, not just because I am an underwater creature of wrath and the scourge of mouth-breathers the world over but because in my spare time I like to … Continue reading

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Dumbed Down

Whoa! What is it we have here then? You see, it might not have escaped your notice, kraken-lovers, that amongst all of the social idiocies that I write about sexism and the need for feminism is right up there with … Continue reading

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Backstabbers

Look, even though I am The Kraken I spend a lot of time looking beyond my barnacled tentacles in an effort to understand the human condition. I know, I know, you’re welcome. And yes, in my rum-softened states I understand … Continue reading

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Mail Pox

Kraken-lovers, yesterday I did something so embogglingly deranged that it was the equivalent of feeding my ovaries to a crow. I  - deep breath – looked at an article on the Daily Mail website. Now, I didn’t mean to because … Continue reading

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Scrubbers

Ah, April Fool’s Day. There’s nothing quite like not trusting anything I read, see, taste, feel or hear for a full 24 hours. The only problem is when I see something so aboundingly absurd that I assume it’s a piss-take … Continue reading

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