Posts tagged "poland"

Psychotic Polish Presidential Candidate Is A Monster

We thought our crazy Republicans like Rand Paul and Jeb Bush were bad, but Poland is on a whole other level together.

Brace yourselves for Janusz Korwin-Mikke, a presidential candidate for Poland’s next election who plans to get rid all benefits, legalise child pornography (???) and stop women from voting, as Poland vote…

By: Katrin Higher / May 10, 2015

Amorous Polish Donkeys Reunited At Zoo After Slut-Shamey Separation

It isn’t just teenaged girls who are slut-shamed for their sexual behavior. A pair of donkeys at a zoo in Poznan, Poland were unfairly and unjustly separated after their “amorous” “lovemaking” upset local mothers. …

By: Jessica Wakeman / September 26, 2014

Mayor Fires Obstetrician Who Refused To Inform Patient Carrying Badly Deformed Fetus About Abortion

The mayor of Warsaw, Poland, fired the obstetrician who heads a maternity hospital that refused to provide information about abortion to a patient carrying a badly deformed fetus. The patient was not told by the doctor, who is Catholic, where she could obtain an abortion before the 24th week of pregnancy (when abortion i…

By: Jessica Wakeman / July 9, 2014

Paging Fox Mulder: Crooked Trees, Crooked Trees

This pic looks like some straight up “X-Files” outtake, but it’s not. It’s actually a photograph of Poland’s western forests, where a swath of trees has grown with hook-shaped trunks. No one is sure what caused the 90-year-0ld trees to grow in such a way — though it appears that it was some kind of…

By: Julie Gerstein / July 17, 2012

Bizarro Snooki Is A Polish Politician

Forget power suits and pearls. If you’re running for political office in Poland, you have to look like Snooki. Well, that’s Eastern European pop star Sara May’s strategy for getting elected to a district council seat in her hometown of Warsaw. Her slogan is: “Beautiful. Independent. Competent.” But her platform seems more like: “Spray Tan.

By: Simcha / November 22, 2010

The Catholic Kama Sutra? A Monk Explores The Kinkier Side Of Religious Sex.

Is a steamier sex life the key to getting closer to God? According to Father Ksawery Knotz, it is. Sex as You Don’t Know It: For Married Couples Who Love God is chock full of stuff you didn’t learn in Sunday school. And it’s a bestseller in Poland. The inspiration? Football, aka soccer. “I compare…

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / May 19, 2009

Talk About The Weather, Make Friends

In England, a welcome packet for Polish migrant workers advises them that a good way to start a conversation is to make a comment about the weather. One BBC writer tried out this bit of wisdom and found that in ten attempts at starting a conversation, only one person refused to answer his climate comment.

By: Catherine Strawn / July 22, 2008