Usually an Ian posting.
Usually an Ian posting.
A new view of The Prince Bride.
I seem to be short a series. Did I lend Series 2 to anyone?
The next phase in the US’ plan to bankrupt its tourist industry came into effect today. With passengers from the UK and other ‘Visa Waiver’ countries being photographed and fingerprinted on arrival.
I read an article in the print edition of New Scientist that suggested Ansari might be up for further X-Prizes, for such things as first suborbital flight from America to Australia. No hint of a XXX-Prize- for the first couple to join the Hundred Kilometre Club- though.
via BoingBoing and DiePunyHumans, where the need to be cynical about everything makes Warren Ellis sound like an idiot. By the standards of his comment, the Wright brothers were failures because they didn’t turn up at Kitty Hawk with a Spitfire.
George Bush has made it in to newspaper for his home town of Crawford. Hardly news, but this time, its for all the wrong reasons.
Specifically, the paper has given a ringing endorsement to John Kerry.
I’m not entirely sure I agree with all his policies either, but he’s got to be better than the monkey currently in the White House.
I’ve done gone and stuck a mini blog on the bottom of the Deputised Experts front page, for announcements etc. and cross-posting links that relate to the storyline. Nothing much there at the moment, but we’ll see.
Plus, of course, it’s another way to get traffic.
My course started again today, hence the lack of postage.
I really, really should have done my Summer project over the summer, rather than yesterday………..
I miss Howard Dean. As one columnist ponders the John Kerry campaign, he thinks the Democrats might miss him as well.
boris-johnson.com/. We love Boris. If he was leader of the Conservatives they’d be a far better party. Still unelectable, but far better.
We really do have these conversations in Casa Spinneyhead. A week or so ago, we started considering titles for great Communist sitcoms. Today, we set to brainstorming and have an initial list. In the order we thought of them-
Only Fools and Capitalists
Last of the Potato Vodka
Yes, Secretary General
The Good Communal Life
Auf Wiedershein, Comrade
The Fall and Rise of Leon Trotsky
The Brezhnev Empire
Mikhail Gorbachev’s Flying Circus
Little Red Books
Are You Being Collectivised?
Carry On Up The Kremlin
To The Dacha Born
It Ain’t ‘alf Cold War, Mum
More to follow, I’m sure.
Rather than setting up a recycling stealth tax, the Government is proposing rewards schemes for the waste conscious.
The BBC’s dedicated Hitchhiker�s Guide to the Galaxy page, complete with streaming editions of the last episode in standard and 5.1 Surround Sound.
New Deputised Experts up.
Today’s NavBar gem- favoritefics. Linking to fan fictions, mostly Harry Potter ones.
How come the best disco I’ve been to so far this year had to be a student affair? Can’t anyone put on something similar for us grown ups in a large enough space for my form of bouncing all over the place dancing?
I’m not trying to pull students. However, if any students would like to pull me, I’m not going to complain.
76.0% 76.0 points out of 100
42.9% 42.9 points out of 100
13957 people have taken this silly test so far.
607 people have scored higher than you.
13190 people have scored lower than you.
160 people made the same grade as you.