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Television’s Favourite Search Engine
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Television’s Favourite Search Engine
search-wise.net – as seen on Dr Who, and Footballer$ Wives. “set up for clearance purposes so that it can be used in film and TV productions”. Bah, and I thought the logo was some deliberat[…]

Music Sounds Better With Evil Corporations
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Music Sounds Better With Evil Corporations
Last night I walked past two major record stores in Boston. As I crossed in front of the Virgin Megastore, they were playing “Hombre” by M.I.A. When I went into Newbury Comics, they were playing […]

TV Diary: everything I watched on 30/3/05
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TV Diary: everything I watched on 30/3/05
England vs. Azerbaijan: The usual coverage. An absurdly one-sided game, finishing 2-0. Pundits claim it’s the highest chance to goals ration for one team ever. We won, and I don’t care too much ab[…]

Batman #638
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Batman #638
(Caution: contains spoilers)
Out of long habit I will read any comic which cover-features the magic words “N-No! It can’t be…YOU“. The shock revelation (be it ever so bogus) is meat and drink to my somewhat jaded b[…]

Day 27: Subterranean Homesick Alien AROUND THE WORLD IN 80 LOUSY TUNES
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Day 27: Subterranean Homesick Alien
AROUND THE WORLD IN 80 LOUSY TUNES
Deftu’s citadel on the moon (I just love starting sentences like that) turned out to be really rather luxurious. If it was not for the constant piped music it would have bee[…]

In March 2005 Blog 7 Was A Blog About Animals…
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…but not these animals. They are the ones who FAILED to get voted on to the Top 25 list.
Okapi (late doors admission to mammal kingdom)
Bat (“sonar”? The rest of us call it HEARING THINGS.)
Willy out of Free Willy (A robot.)
Coeloca[…]

THE FT TOP 25 ANIMALS – 1. Humans (After All)
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SHORT VERSION:
Look, we were in the pub, OK?
LONG VERSION:
So what have we learned about animals from this list? We like animals which:
– eat lots of different things (#2 – goat)
– are like big versions of small cute animals (#3 &#8[…]

THE FT TOP 25 ANIMALS – 2: Goats
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True Story (yeah I know): As a child I went down to my cousins and stayed overnight with an elder and somewhat aggressive child. At one point I was woken in the night by him shining a torch. Apparently I was grumpy as he and his younger brother asked[…]

Hearts And Minds
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Hearts And Minds: US Army to produce free comic books for Middle Eastern kids.[…]

So Mourinho gets a two match ban then
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So Mourinho gets a two match ban then. Let us set aside the issue of whether or not Mourinho has brought the game into disrepute: frankly only football would equate “making something more entertaining” with “disrepute”. What […]

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