Month: December 2006

  • Miir shortages frustating gaymers

    Jon Hicks from Bournemouth e-mailed the BBC News website to say he had failed to receive his ordered Miir. A clickable guide to the Miir He said: “I pre-ordered the Nintendo Miir from on 15 September along with some software. “I have been informed today that it is unlikely my order will be fulfilled […]

  • Love Craft

    Promoted from a sidebar link, this wonderful essay on the King Curdler, HP “Saucy” Lovecraft. “He was also frightened of invertebrates, marine life in general, temperatures below freezing, fat people, people of other races, race-mixing, slums, percussion instruments, caves, cellars, old age, great expanses of time, monumental architecture, non-Euclidean geometry, deserts, oceans, rats, dogs, the […]

  • Skip To The Next One…

    Seeing that someone came up with a list of the most significant Sci-Fi and Fantasy books of the last Fifty Years, I thought I’d have a read over it and see which ones I’d absorbed… it turns out to be about 90% of them, as the following list shows – ones are in bold that […]

  • Word Up

    Who the frick decides what the page is for the keywords you type in to Google? Death pointing to the death clock is fine (mine’s Wednesday, July 30, 2053 BTW), but I tried “God” and got … The Interview with God, a slideshow of beautiful landscapes (by which we mean untouched by the hand of […]

  • Future Defense

    As the government gets more authoritarian, which it will barring some fundamental shift in the aggression of the self-satisfied individuals constituting the other major protective institutions, it’s likely that the data on your computer that today is just your de-facto-legal crap will rapidly become handy evidence for prosecution for the crimes of theft, sedition and […]