The Null Device
The US state of New Hampshire is planning to
tax movies and video games
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
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