The Null Device

The US state of New Hampshire is planning to tax movies and video games to compensate victims of sexual assault. The rationale is that movies and video games objectify women, and thus the tax is fitting. Seems like a bit of a stretch; also, I wonder whether it will be applied across the board, or whether Tetris and romantic comedies will be exempted whilst Tomb Raider and Arnie-blowing-shit-up movies get slugged. And while they're at it, why not tax rap-metal CDs? You'd think that Eminem going on about raping his mother and strangling his wife would be more worrisome than Lara Croft's polygonised breasts, wouldn't you? (via Lev)

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