• I Won’t Do What You Told Me Update 2009-12-13 17:54: updated Facebook group URL, charity total Update 2009-12-13 21:49: original Facebook group is back! Update 2009-12-14 08:00: It’s Monday! BUY IT NOW! Update 2009-12-15 13:00: Keep buying! A one day push isn’t enough, it needs to be sustained throughout the week! We’re currently up 10% over X Factor Joe! Update 2009-12-20 00:10: […]
  • Drink Camp The first rule of Drink Camp is: you do not talk about Drink Camp. The second rule of Drink Camp is: you do not talk about Drink Camp. Third rule: If someone says “shots!”, orders a martini, or drinks Fosters, the drink is over. Fourth rule: Only one glass to a drink. Fifth rule: One […]
  • Told You, I Did Last year, I thought “how cool would it be to have a Talk Like Yoda Day, you know, like Talk Like a Pirate Day?” I wasn’t the first to have the idea — and I certainly won’t be the last — but I’ve finally managed to throw content onto talklikeyoda.com in time for the proposed […]
  • ADSL Badness; Unrelated Amusements My ADSL connection is currently tres latent due to some Cisco badness on BT’s part. If you’re trying to call me on Skype or my VoIP number, it’ll either sound like I’m the Moon, or it won’t connect. You may also find my site a tad slow too until it’s sorted out. Still, in other […]
  • Talk Like Yoda Day? Tomorrow is, as always, Talk Like a Pirate Day. It’s a day when everyone should talk like a pirate. There’s no real reason behind it, other than it’s fun. However, I’d like to nominate May 21st as Talk Like Yoda Day. Why May 21st? It’s the date in 1980 when The Empire Strikes Back — […]
  • USB iGrill Still Causing Problems Well, looks like one of ThinkGeek’s excellent 2003 April Fools — the George Foreman USB iGrill — is still wreaking havoc amongst the gadget blogging community. Not only did Wired’s Gear Factor (cached copy) pick up this from mobilemag.com (cached copy) as though new — Wired, newsflash, it’s over three years old — before deleting […]
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  • Natalie Portman Comes of Age Sorry, it wasn’t Natalie Portman being photographed topless on a beach by paparazzi, or being cast in V for Vendetta, or shaving her head, but this segment from a recent Saturday Night Live which makes me think “hey, Natalie Portman, not a kid anymore” … Cheers to NBC for letting a kosher version finally become […]
  • Blonde Joke I usually only listen to blonde jokes told by blonde women — knowing self-deprecation is the best humour — but this has to be the best blonde joke ever told. Seriously!