Archer’s march: The day in pictures

Saturday’s march to end “satnic abuse” was certainly the stuff of song and story, but perhaps not quite in the way organisers Jeanette Archer and Lydia “NOT LUAU” Lowe originally envisioned. For starters, two of the star attractions—Vicky Ash and Samantha Baldwin—suddenly remembered that they had to wash their hair that day. This left Archer…

Trouble in Archer-land

It’s premature to claim that Jeanette Archer’s attempted SRA cash-grab has completely collapsed, but I think it’s fair to say there’ve been multiple signs that it’s not at all well. For starters, Archer’s GoFundMe campaign seems to have topped out at £1,765 about three weeks ago. Granted, this amount surpassed the original target of £1,500,…

More thoughts on battling irrational beliefs

We have often pointed to the comments section on our blog as a source of intelligent insight and excellent ideas, and the responses to yesterday’s post about attempting to control the spread of toxic conspiracy theories was no exception.  MC Spanner pointed out that SRA claimants bear an uncanny similarity to those who fake illness…

The decline and fall of Becki Percy, SRA claimant

We were rather late to the show in the case of the latest SRA claimant/wannabe cause célèbre Becki Percy, but it seems that the Twitter tide has now begun to turn against the plucky young woman from Hull. We really only became aware of Poor Becki via a blog which has been hilariously caricaturing some of her…