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What’s black and annoyed? Read the rest of this entry »

December 4th, 2009. 6 Comments »

RANDOMERS: AN APOLOGIA

randomersBy throwing-out time on a Friday night, the streets resemble a ripped seam or a Hieronymus Bosch painting come to life. The footpaths teem with swaying bodies and grimacing faces. Some are belligerent. Others are content. Others yet are lovelorn. Most are drunk. And some… Well, some of us are peckish since you ask. In the bars and clubs from whence we were ejected, dim lighting encouraged coyness and prevarication. Here however, in the unforgiving glare of the late night florescent chip shop, conversations tend to be blunt and to the point. Read the rest of this entry »

December 4th, 2009. Comment now »

OH WORDPRESS SPAM FILTER, MUST THOU CONTINUALLY THWART MY MANY ADMIRERS?

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She’s a jealous mistress alright, the old WordPress Spam Filter. She just can’t stand to see this blog lavished with praise. Generic, nonspecific compliments from strangers in the unsecured loans and/or penis-enlargement industries particularly get her goat. Oh WordPress Spam Filter, doest thou jealousy really know no bounds? Read the rest of this entry »

December 3rd, 2009. 14 Comments »

THE HOUSE OF DOLLS

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“Weird. Freaky. Scary… Freaky and scary are the two you’d get most often. People tend to either like the dolls or hate them. There’s no in-between.” Read the rest of this article here.

December 3rd, 2009. Comment now »

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Stealing content is lame. Stealing it a month after it debuted elsewhere is lamer still. But feck it, this is funny. ViaWhy That’s Delightful.

December 3rd, 2009. 4 Comments »

YEAH, I SEE WHAT YOU’RE DOING THERE MR SHELF-STACKER…

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December 2nd, 2009. 6 Comments »

LEONARD COHEN, AGED 29: KIND OF A DICK

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Halleujah, there’s hope for us all yet… Just watched this very interesting 1964 documentary about Leonard Cohen. The 29-year-old poet, novelist and (soon-to-be) songwriter captured is at once prodigiously talented, toe-curlingly pretentious and, well, I hate to admit it but… kind of an idiot. Read the rest of this entry »

December 2nd, 2009. 10 Comments »

“YOU KNOW THE WAY LIFE ISN’T FAIR, RIGHT?”

henry cheatMy phone is ringing. It’s Aidan. I might have guessed. “You know the way life isn’t fair..?” he asks. As opening gambits go, this is one of his better efforts. (The last time he rang with bad news, he said “You were never too fond of that coffee table, were you?”)

Immediately, my mind races through all sorts of horrific possibilities. Aidan has run over my dog. Aidan has impregnated my sister. Aidan has murdered my pregnant sister and run over my dog while making his getaway… It’s almost a relief when he coughs up the truth. Read the rest of this article.

December 2nd, 2009. 5 Comments »

BREAKING NEWS: SINGER-SONGWRITER HELD CAPTIVE BY SOMALI PIRATES

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From the Associated Press this morning… Read the rest of this entry »

December 1st, 2009. 17 Comments »

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What is the difference between an SUV and a golf ball? Read the rest of this entry »

December 1st, 2009. 2 Comments »