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Mandelson on top form

November 13th, 2009 · Comments Off on Mandelson on top form · Politics

Unfortunately, at the time we met Peter Mandelson I was unaware that he had won the Politician of the Year award yesterday.  Reading this report it sounds like he was on good form. When accepting his award from Boris Johnson he said that he and Boris would be doing everything they can to undermine David […]

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Griffin highlights

October 23rd, 2009 · Comments Off on Griffin highlights · Politics

Here are the highlights from last night’s Question Time, for anybody who missed it. With a smidgen of selective editing… You need to a flashplayer enabled browser to view this YouTube video

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Tainted Love

October 19th, 2009 · Comments Off on Tainted Love · Life, Music

Synth Britannia on BBC Four the other day reminded me just how bloody good some things were in the British synth-pop explosion.  Laurel and Hardy are also brilliant, so just how good would it be to combine the two?  (hat tip: glinner) You need to a flashplayer enabled browser to view this YouTube video

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The perils of targetted advertising

September 14th, 2009 · 3 Comments · Life, Technology

As any fule no, targetted advertising works by looking at keywords on a page and then serving up an advert related to those key words.  Unfortunately that means you sometimes get a situation where, for example, an anti-islamic, right-wing fringe group display a prominent ad on their front page for…  a muslim dating agency. (As […]

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Topical music

May 25th, 2009 · Comments Off on Topical music · Music, Politics

A bit of light relief amidst the ongoing furore about expenses… You need to a flashplayer enabled browser to view this YouTube video

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OMG Hitler invades Poland

March 31st, 2009 · Comments Off on OMG Hitler invades Poland · Life

If only this was true…  I might have time to actually read the paper if all the stories were only 140 characters long. I suspect this statistic will outlive the story and by next month will be quoted as fact all over the world. Currently, 17.8% of all Twitter traffic in the United Kingdom consists […]

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Gay scientists

March 13th, 2009 · Comments Off on Gay scientists · Life

You need to a flashplayer enabled browser to view this YouTube video Thanks to Stroppybird for posting about this.  It has been on Youtube for about a year, but I hadn’t seen it before, and it gave me a bit of a laugh.

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Should have seen it coming

February 2nd, 2009 · Comments Off on Should have seen it coming · Life

It had to happen.  Go to ruletheweb and you can make your own version of the atheist bus advert.   Hours of innocent fun.  Well… minutes maybe.   Here is my attempt.

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COULD BRUSSELS BUREAUCRATS GIVE BRITAIN’S SWANS CANCER?

January 8th, 2009 · 1 Comment · Life

The question comes from the remarkable Daily Mail Headline Generator (AKA The Daily Mail-o-matic) which I thoroughly recommend as a good way to pass a few idle moments.

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Dumb

December 24th, 2008 · 1 Comment · Life

How do you make a Tory cross?

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