Geraldine Massey

What’s woke this weekend?

22 November 2020 10:59 am

Hallelujah brothers, sisters and — of course — the gender non-conforming! Pack up the babies and grab the old ladies…

What’s woke this week?

30 October 2020 4:58 pm

‘When I use a word,’ Humpty Dumpty said in rather a scornful tone, ‘it means just what I choose it to mean…

Happy International Pronouns Day!

21 October 2020 12:02 pm

Get your GLAAD rags on, roll out the rainbow skittles and get ready to party. On second thought, you’d better pour yourself a stiff drink before…

What’s woke this week?

14 October 2020 6:27 pm

You may have noticed a disturbance in the force this week as the orbits of high fashion, academia and Hollywood collided to form a…

What’s woke this week?

3 October 2020 5:00 pm

The woke’s erroneous moral certitude that brooks no dissent and fanatical adherence to the cause sees them increasingly resemble Islamist terrorists hell-bent on purging the…

What’s woke this week?

4 September 2020 3:52 pm

Wokus pocus! The social justice conjurers of critical race theory and inclusiveness were staging some impressive illusions last week. With a wave of their wands looting, rioting and setting…

What’s woke this week?

26 August 2020 11:32 am

Making woke news this past week has been the terrible tyranny of the colouring book, as well as white vegans…

The brave new world of ‘moral bioenhancement’

21 August 2020 5:00 am

O wonder!How many goodly creatures are there here!How beauteous mankind is! O brave new world,That has such people in’t.  — William Shakespeare, The Tempest, Act…

What’s woke this week (or racist)?

18 August 2020 2:18 pm

Another week, more rounds of ‘Ring a ring a racist’. Pick a subject, any subject and it’s probably made an…

What’s woke this week (or racist)?

7 August 2020 2:55 pm

In racism news, the woke word police have been all atwitter this week, bless them, fluttering about racist bird names;…

What’s woke this week (or racist)?

31 July 2020 11:00 am

It’s no surprise that I spy with my little eye something beginning with ‘R’ is once again the game of woke choice…

What’s woke this week?

24 July 2020 3:31 pm

Racism has remained the backbone of wokedom this past week with stories from the unlikely realms of sleep and K-Pop. Not to be…

What’s racist this week?

17 July 2020 11:30 am

Your woke correspondent has emerged this week from hibernation into the light of a brave new Wokeworld where white people are clambering over…

What’s woke this High Court ruling?

9 April 2020 11:08 am

Spare a thought for all the keyboard opinionistas out there who believe they’re the reincarnation of Cicero, Clarence Darrow and…

Who’s woke this pandemic?

3 April 2020 11:00 am

I have one nagging question in the midst of this pandemic: Who died and made the(ir) ABC’s ‘medical expert’ Dr…

What’s woke this pandemic?

26 March 2020 5:36 pm

The world has lost its collective head and pandemic pandemonium is the new normal. Those who inhabit the world of…

What’s woke this International Women’s Day?

8 March 2020 12:00 pm

James Murray, the primary editor of the original Oxford English Dictionary, must have spent the last week gyrating a la…

What’s woke this week?

27 February 2020 1:40 pm

This week the dial on our woke-o-meter tried to keep up with the circular reasoning employed by professional offence takers…

What’s woke this week?

23 February 2020 7:52 am

Another week, more pearls from the world of woke where perception, rather than reality, is everything. That old Speccie favourite, Hanoi Jane, has been back in…

What’s woke this week

14 February 2020 3:00 pm

This week kids’ cartoons that will turn your little darlings into global capitalists, Big Brother policing of fashion faux pas,…

What’s woke this week?

6 February 2020 4:01 pm

Dinner parties, animal rights and newly defined crimes against Mother Nature top the list of woke stories this week. But…

What’s woke this week?

31 January 2020 11:25 am

The world of woke is off to a flying start in 2020 with a range of ‘truth is stranger than…

What’s woke this week? Meet the Duchess of Wuss-ex

16 January 2020 1:01 pm

‘Megxit’ has been the talk of the globe this week and much has been said about the dawn of a…

Gypsy Geraldina’s 2020 visions

1 January 2020 12:01 am

Most people don’t know this, but in a previous life my fame was legendary. As Gypsy Geraldina, queen of the fortune tellers,…

What’s woke this Christmas?

20 December 2019 5:00 am

It’s the week before Christmas and this is the last postcard from the paradise of woke for 2019. We thought…