on NetNeutrality

Funny, although I’m not sure the analogy makes sense (then again, I’m not sure any of the Ninja stuff makes sense. But it’s funny.) Via OpenLeft, where there is very nice article by the guy behind to go with the video clip. PS, yeah I know too much YouTube lately, not nearly enough writing.… Continue reading on NetNeutrality

A “Deathly Hallows” parodic summary

Potterdammerung [Mega-Spoilers] Don’t read this unless you’ve finished The Deathly Hallows, don’t care about spoilers, are or just a jerk who wants to find out what happens at the end and ruin it for everyone. Sadly the funny parts are pretty much wall to wall spoilers, but once you’ve read the book, this is a… Continue reading A “Deathly Hallows” parodic summary

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OK, I’ve read “Deathly hallows” (no spoilers but may be spoilers in comments)

Finished reading at a bit after midnight last night… since I started a bit after noon, and given about a three hour break for dinner “Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows” provided about 9 hours of solid entertainment. Not bad. Overall, liked it. A very few bits reverted to the “whiny/angry Harry” of Order of… Continue reading OK, I’ve read “Deathly hallows” (no spoilers but may be spoilers in comments)

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Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows

Is out… although my copy won’t be here until later today (/tomorrow, subjective to sleep time)… and in light of my earlier suggestion for Harry Potter fanfic (“Book 7 ends with Harry and Voldemort, the way Ralph Bakshi’s Wizards ended”) here’s a youtube clip out of Wizards. Catch it quick, as I don’t plan to… Continue reading Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows

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eBay, where the sellers pay YOU.

UK teen buys PS2 on eBay, receives box stuffed with £44,000 A young man in the UK got a serious shock when the PS2 that he’d won on eBay arrived at his home in Aylsham, Norfolk. The game system — which he’d paid £95 for — arrived without the two games promised by the seller,… Continue reading eBay, where the sellers pay YOU.

Sicko, and an interesting article…

I saw Sicko over the weekend, and thought it was an excellent, if thoroughly depressing, film. I thought it was an excellent piece of polemic for those of us who basically agreed with him. It’s much harder me to tell what impact it would have for those who don’t already agree that the US health… Continue reading Sicko, and an interesting article…