Australian of the Year Thank bloody goodness that we didn’t have another sports person this year. Or an actor for that matter. I’ve always thought that awarding an already famous and usually wealthy person is against the point of the award. You give it to someone who’s been toiling at something amazing in obscurity, and ...

IMDB – Oscar Nominations Released The Oscar nominations came out overnight… as expected, The Aviator leads the pack, followed by Million Dollar Baby and Finding Neverland, with Ray doing better than expected (ie: more than just Jamie Foxx.) Good to see The Incredibles nominated for quite a few, including the expected Best Animated Feature, and ...

DJ Riko Whistlers Delight Found via Boing Boing… a very entertaining mash-up that puts together 22 different whistling songs, everything from Guns n Roses to Bobby McFerrin to Scorpions… Whistle while you work… Share this:TwitterFacebookEmailLike this:Like Loading...

Do NOT Give This Man Batteries… Some people are just too eager to get “funny stories” in print… I blame you for this Reuters! Share this:TwitterFacebookEmailLike this:Like Loading...

San Francisco May Charge for Grocery Bags As always, these things always sound more complicated in America… Some shops in Australia already do this, and no one really minds. If you go to Aldi they charge for bags, but they’re really good ones. And since we possibly just give a shit more, there’s been an ...

I’m trying out a new site feature… if you look down a little in the left hand column you’ll see a row of my pictures, including Will, Sallie and some friends of ours. It’s part of the Flickr online photo system, something I found Warren Ellis using, and it looks like a good way to ...

How to warn an American: At the edge of the snowfields near Park City, Utah, where they’re holding the Sundance Film Festival. Still not enough apparently though. Five people went missing in the area, with at least one found dead and the others presumed to be… Share this:TwitterFacebookEmailLike this:Like Loading...

Yahoo! News – This Has to Be Homer Simpson… Says Yahoo… I say that Barney Gumble is clearly on holidays in the Czech Republic right now… Share this:TwitterFacebookEmailLike this:Like Loading...

Who’s on god’s side now, bitch? I know there are several explanations for it, but I don’t care. Monkey boy Bush really shows whose side he’s on: Share this:TwitterFacebookEmailLike this:Like Loading...

Next Stop Iran… There’s been a lot of press about this one…. but here’s the original source, the article by Seymour Hersh in The New Yorker. Scary stuff, just to see how much control the likes of Rumsfeld have, and how little oversight they have from basically anybody (even their allies now). We’ll all be ...
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