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Tomboy Tarts Prickly Picks: December

What news events caught the eye of The Tomboy Tirade crew? Co-host of Asia’s biggest and only all-female comedy chat podcast, Raven from the Tomboy Tarts give her ten prickly picks for the month of December.

PRICKLY PICK #1:

Time Magazine called Larry the cat to say that he is going to be named “Cat (Person) of the year like last year but he would have to agree to kill a rat and pose with it in a photo shoot. The Chief Mouser said probably is no good and took a pass. Thanks anyway!

PRICKLY PICK #2:

The worst part about using a vending machine that accepts bitcoins is that you have just paid £8500 for a Mars bar.

PRICKLY PICK #3:

With a royal wedding coming up in Spring, the hottest ticket in town could be Prince Harry’s stag do. A recent poll showed the public wanted a bank holiday in honour of his supposedly legendary bachelor party that is getting a live televised screening on BBC.

PRICKLY PICK #4

Lovelorn and recently single Elon Musk promises his self-driving cars can help you find true love in future. Upon detecting a potential match within a 10 kilometres radius, Telsa ’s artificial intelligence will soon evaluate the possibility of you falling in love before driving you straight to the location of your potential date. No promise of it landing you true love on the first go so get ready to marry three times like the tech maverick to find the ‘one’.

PRICKLY PICK #5

The Federal Communications Commission has just unveiled a new premium FCC Complaint package to fast track any net neutrality complaints, which may be purchased at USD$39.99 per month. “We are fully aware of everyone’s concerns about this important topic. So for a limited period, we are offering Americans expedited access to the FCC office at an amazing offer of USD$29.99 a month. Their filings on the FCC’s “Restoring Internet Freedom” will be moved to the top of the queue,” said FCC Chair Ajit Pai. “For an additional USD$9.99, users may upgrade to FCC Complaint Plus and speak to an actual representative instead.”

PRICKLY PICK #6

Disney is in the running for The National Diversity Award after casting an actual Asian woman in the live action remake of Mulan. Chinese actress Liu Yifei, has to face stiff competition from other Asian wannabes such as Scarlett Johansson and Emma Stone for the coveted role.

PRICKLY PICK #7

Uber confessed to covering up a large-scale cyber attack last October that exposed the confidential data of 57 million customers and drivers. The tech film made a noob mistake of using a easy-to-hack password like PASSWORD to protect their data and was too embarrassed to admit it.

PRICKLY PICK 8

Want to walk the red carpet but avoid answering these pesky sexual harassment questions? Yves Saint Laurent came to the rescue of celebrities recently with their new roller-skate-stiletto heels, for the A-Listers to glide past the paparazzi at their movie premieres.

PRICKLY PICK #9

Recent studies has shown that the key to immortality is doing housework. Forget that elusive Holy Grail, eternal hell is doing never-ending housework chores.

PRICKLY PICK #10

Recent photos of the Trump White House Christmas Decorations show that it’s not as scary as the memes made them out to be. Though White House doesn’t need any creepy decor to be a legit house of horrors right now.