Yes, I know it’s hard to believe, but there is a grain of truth in the statement. It’s the sort of genius a salesman has. Thankfully I’ve worked with salesmen, so it’s easier for me to see through the gloss to the scum beneath.
Gmail was being a bit temperamental when I first tried to use it, but it’s settled down now. Blog related mail can be sent to spinneyhead[at]gmail[dot]com, or click the encrypted link at the top of the page.
I’ve never been a football fan, having come early to the conclusions that this veteran footie writer took fifteen years to draw.
there are similarities between Diana and Beckham. They have a cookery O-level between them yet their antics have dominated the media for 20 years and counting. They were made for each other, but sudden death prevented them from ever getting it together.
Disney don’t want their subsidiary Miramax to distribute Michael Moore’s new film because they want to protect their tax breaks. (It also seems they don’t want to give further ammunition to the morons who keep calling for boycotts of the company and its theme parks because Disney is so evil it treats its gay employees like human beings.)
Michael Moore himself on the decision
via BoingBoing (check out the URL BB used, buried within it is the following- 05DISN.htm?adxnnl=1&partner=boingboing?NYT_REG_IS_AN_AFFRONT_TO_THE_WEB)