For the second week in a row I agree with George Monbiot. This time he’s talking about Intelligent Design. Darwinian evolution tells us that we are incipient compost: assemblages of complex molecules that – for no greater purpose than to secure sources of energy against competing claims – have developed the ability to speculate. After […]
Report seeks electoral shake-up. I’ve never been keen on the idea of there being two different types of MSP. I also dislike any form of list system because it involves voting for a party rather than an individual, so all the politicians concentrate on trying to impress party big-wigs rather than the voters (not that […]
Charlie Brooker on Big Brother. I really should read his column more often. (Via.)
I always knew that cats are evil…
This blog has now been upgraded to WordPress 1.5.2. I’m not sure if it’s much different, but there is at least one big change that I have been wanting. Comments RSS feeds now apparently show you which post a comment is for. Hooray!
Well for the first time I just bought a download. I’ve never bought a download before because I like to get, you know, stuff for my money (yes, fancy boxes). Anyway, what I didn’t know when I bought (the download-only) Glósóli was that I was not paying for an MP3, but a WMA file. Windows […]
Death in Stockwell: the unanswered questions. (Via.)
For those who are interested, I am actually using the new journal feature on Last.fm. There I will post some of the more banal / unimportant thoughts I have about music. I’ll still post about music on here though. I don’t know how much I’ll use it, but I’ve managed, almost without thinking about it, […]
Googlewhacking on Last.fm.
Nathan Barley is coming out on DVD! I like that cover (Nath//anBa//rley). The end of this year is going to be far too expensive. I notice that Amazon have it on offer with series one of The Mighty Boosh…