Morgan Davie Articles by: Morgan Davie

Health

The best way to remember the Chch Quake?

The best way to remember the Chch Quake?

Sure, watch the Campbell Live coverage of all the people who are still living in very messed-up circumstances. And yes, read the newspaper reports on the battles over the city’s recovery.

by × February 12, 2014 × 0 comments

Feminism, Health, Rights

Rape is easy here

Rape is easy here

Trigger Warning. The world isn’t exactly crying out for more opinions on the Roast Busters from straight white cis-men. Sorry world, I’m gonna opine.

by × November 11, 2013 × 8 comments

International, Rights

Making a difference

Making a difference

Some people are just good people. They do their part to make the world a better part and help ease suffering. Morgue Davie has found just such a soul: Karen from makeadifference.org.nz.

by × July 30, 2013 × 2 comments

General, Uncategorized

Why we’ll never quit Star Wars

Why we’ll never quit Star Wars

“Star Wars references are deeply embedded in popular culture”, says Wikipedia’s article on the subject. Why do we keep talking about Star Wars? Why can’t we get over it?

by × July 10, 2013 × 1 comment

Feminism, Rights

Pink/Blue

Pink/Blue

Me to my 2-year-old daughter: – Are you a boy or a girl? *pause* – I aren’t.

by × June 5, 2013 × 40 comments

Tech

Here is the future of online news

Here is the future of online news

Warren Ellis, the one who writes comics and stuff not the one who is a musician, linked today to this Fast Company feature on the new way it is  handling news content.

by × May 16, 2013 × 2 comments

Humour, Tech

10 Best Things To Tell “Computer Support”

10 Best Things To Tell “Computer Support”

The Computer Support Scam has been around for a while now – here in NZ it comes and goes in waves, but at my place, we’ve had a couple calls in the last few weeks so it looks like we’re back on their call lists.

by × April 23, 2013 × 12 comments

General

The Day The Music Hid

The Day The Music Hid

I was in the UK when it happened. HMV and Virgin and other big music outlets suddenly rearranged themselves. One day, their entrances were enormous displays of music. The next day, the music was gone, and instead there were DVDs. Lots and lots of DVDs.

by × April 17, 2013 × 5 comments