Monthly Archives: July 2003

Readers, start here

Ok, anyone who has come here expecting serious political insight all the time, this is how this is. I write slash, and I post it here. Live with it. And that’s what you get this evening, because I have nothing … Continue reading

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Hitting chesty high notes

Baz Luhrman is, more or less, god. And I don’t even much like ‘Romeo+Juliet’ because I cannot stand DiCaprio, who is almost never a good thing except when, as in ‘The Quick and the Dead’, he plays a loathsome smug … Continue reading

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Pirate Morality

Dead men tell no tales… It does not appear that Uday and Qusay Hussein were ever given the option of surrendering to the US troops who stormed their villa, though it is far from clear that they would have taken … Continue reading

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Extra material

We finished watching QAF season one this evening and decided that we did not have time to watch the feature length QAF2 – so we watched the featurette, which was kind of likable and sweet. On the whole. What it … Continue reading

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Place Markers

Everything I ever learned about realpolitik, you could have picked up from playing Civilization a few times. Has anyone ever given a copy of that most addictive of games to our leaders? When you take enemy territory, it creates destablization … Continue reading

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Just watched the Tru Callin pilot…

And, bloody Hell, not even a spoiler to say – it is the television-formatted remake of Run, Lola, Run. Even the occasional flashes of the computer animated version of Tru on the screens in the house of her friend the … Continue reading

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Same as the old boss…

Some of us, who have been on the soggy liberal fringes of the Left and the Peace movement and so on since somewhat before the dawn of time – OK, the first time I was roughed up by Fascists it … Continue reading

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