Boys forcing their way to sex

A recently conducted survey in a suburb just outside of Stockholm amongst 15-year old boy shows that:

17% has at least once forced their way to have sex with a girl.

Naturally, it’s in the eye of the beholder what “forcing your way to have sex” actually means, but I still find it enormously upsetting. What the hell’s wrong with you?

Death Metal is good for your children

So, I came up with this idea after witnessing that fantastic video on You Tube, with Sponge Bob Square Pants and friends performing a death metal track.

I’ve always been a huge fan of any music with passion, intensity, and creativity, so heavy metal has always appealed to me, including it’s death metal sub-genre, with it’s hyper fast drums (I’m a drummer myself,) shredding guitars, sick lyrics and artwork, and vocals that sound like a cat being put through a paper shredder. Robert likes a bit of the “rawk” himself, and will attest that some of the best death metal has come out of Sweden (Opeth, Entombed, Dismember, Dark Tranquility, Grave, The Crown…the list goes on and on…)

So, I put it to you that forms of music such as death metal are good for us. The Sponge Bob video surely proves that cartoons can make them more accessible, even to our children. Continue reading