Monthly Archives: February 2005

All fun and games until someone loses an eye

Marketing gimmicks are one of those things I live with – free sweatshirts (I spend most of my life in one that says Raw Evil to the endless amusment of my sweetie), pens that light up in the dark, handy … Continue reading

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On being, as it were, the Kevin Bacon of the demi-monde

Opening my newspaper over coffee just now, I came across this… http://www.guardian.co.uk/uk_news/story/0,,1424773,00.html And here’s the thing – yet again, this is someone with whom I used to live. Only briefly – she was in trouble with the college authorities and … Continue reading

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A few things, late at night. 1. In his commentary to ‘Conviction’, Joss points out that his villain used to be on ‘Space Above and Beyond’, a show which he apparently loved. So nice to know that he has good … Continue reading

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Sounds a bit like showing off, but…

OK, the ten things I’ve done and you almost certainly haven’t… 1. Published a short story in which I and Neil Gaiman collaborated 2 Saw ‘The Rocky Horror Show’ with the original cast – though not at the original venue, … Continue reading

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A few points

1. docbrite has an account of a recent meeting with Hunter Thompson that gives a rather more gloomy picture of his state of health and mind even than that given by Steadman on the news. The old guy had simply … Continue reading

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Quasi-memeage

A lot of people have been delighted by the various websites that randomly generate unlikely buddy teamups who ‘fight crime’. I don’t know whether anyone saw the actually very bad documentary by Hedy Lamarr’s son about his mother’s life and … Continue reading

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Something of the Night

For the last couple of weeks, Nick Cohen has been running with an interesting story in both the Observer and the New Statesman to the effect that Peter Kilfoyle, a very Old Labour MP for Liverpool, is using the Freedom … Continue reading

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