Monthly Archives: August 2007

Let the punishment fit the crime

Nothing could seriously dim my pleasure at seeing Republican Senator Larry Craig outed in such a succulent manner (see below), but a $500 fine and one year’s probation, with the possibility of ending up in jail if uninvited footsie activity … Continue reading

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Whoops! One foot too far

From a police report cited in The Washington Post: The undercover officer was monitoring the restroom on June 11. A few minutes after noon, Craig entered and sat in the stall next to him. Craig began tapping his right foot, … Continue reading

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Woman overjoyed….

I promise not to keep cannibalising The Onion, but this one is too good not to share with anyone foolish enough not to subscribe already. You know who you are. Woman Overjoyed By Giant Uterine Parasite .onion_embed {background: rgb(256, 256, … Continue reading

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Les writers de Paris

Not really the work of writers at all (and maybe the term isn’t intended to cover this type of urban artist), but of illustrators, and looking as though they were all produced, in any case, by a single person (presumably … Continue reading

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Little Monsters

If you’d like to pre-order your copy of Little Monsters from Amazon (a mere six months before the publication date), you can do so by clicking here. If, on the other hand, you’d simply like to admire the jacket image, … Continue reading

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A mamma, li turchi

Remember Adnan Oktar? Of course you don’t. He’s the nutter behind the Atlas of Creation, a lavishly produced load of anti-evolution shite mass-mailed throughout Europe, as well as attempts to outlaw Darwinism in his own country and others. You can … Continue reading

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The third tower

I’ve steered clear of 9/11 conspiracy theory until now, but an article by Robert Fisk in today’s Independent admits that the ‘facts’ we have don’t add up. With admirable reluctance, he says: But – here we go. I am increasingly … Continue reading

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What’s in a name?

Frank sent me a photograph of this shop front he found in Cookham, which he thought might amuse me. My cottaging days are long gone, but it’s sweet to be reminded. In the meantime I came across this sign in … Continue reading

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Commerce is the opium of the people


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Religion is the opium of the people

Andre St, Hackney.

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