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VEHICLE HARMED

November 26, 2006 kim lien 0

The December edition of Wheels magazine tells the whole terrible story of how I drove a $400,000 Bentley GTC from California to Las Vegas via Death Valley […]

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SCIENTISTS BELIEVE

November 26, 2006 kim lien 0

The New York Times reports a collapsed consensus: Twenty years ago most scientists believed that deforestation was an inexorable result of industrialization and that the earth would soon be virtually […]

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BIGGEST LOSER

November 26, 2006 kim lien 0

The ABC’s audience share is shrinking: Channels Seven and Ten may be tussling over who deserves the title of TV’s biggest winner for 2006, but there’s […]

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SERIOUS THING ROLLING

November 25, 2006 kim lien 0

Senator Andrew Bartlweet ponders media treatment of Kim Beazley: There’s lots of fluttering in the media at the moment about whether or not Kim Beazley’s leadership of the […]

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NOVEL DUMPED

November 25, 2006 kim lien 0

Someone alert Antony Loewenstein! There’s been a major silencing: A leading children’s publisher has dumped a novel because of political sensitivity over Islamic issues. Scholastic Australia pulled […]

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PIKE SPIKED

November 25, 2006 kim lien 0

The usual abysmal result for Victorian Liberals in today’s election. This is amusing, though: The Greens appear to have snatched the seat of Melbourne from [Labor health […]

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SWORN OUT

November 25, 2006 kim lien 0

The Weekly Standard’s Joseph Epstein vows to kick his swearing habit: I decided to banish profanity from my conversation because it began to seem indecorous, especially in […]

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FEMALE ACTIVISTS MOBILIZED

November 25, 2006 kim lien 0

An Hamas granny may have blown herself to pieces, but, as Associated Press reports, Palestinian feminists still face many years of struggle before liberation is achieved: A grandmother-turned-suicide […]

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SELECTIVE SCOTT

November 25, 2006 kim lien 0

Burger King lothario Scott Ritter believes the world should be more aware of the bloodshed and suffering in Iraq: “We are so far removed from the death and horrific […]

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COLUMN TRIPLETS

November 24, 2006 kim lien 0

A new column at the Daily Telegraph. Please also enjoy columns from cycle-loathing Anita Quigley and ex-afflicted Joe Hildebrand. UPDATE. The Daily Telegraph—your home of Australian intellectualism! UPDATE II. More on Sydney’s selfish cycle […]

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FIRST TEST

November 24, 2006 kim lien 0

Glenn McGrath’s torture of Kevin Pietersen is finally ended; England 4/78 chasing 602. UPDATE. Lee has Flintoff caught behind for 0. England 5/79. UPDATE II. Isn’t McGrath […]

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ATTACKER SNAPPED

November 24, 2006 kim lien 0

Blogger Jackie Danicki endures a vile assault on the London Underground; here’s a picture of her attacker. Posted by Tim B. on 11/24/2006 at 09:02 PM (46) Comments • Permalink

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OUTLANDISH BELIEFS

November 24, 2006 kim lien 0

Christopher Pearson continues his examination of modern religious trends. On a similar theme, here’s Mark Steyn: More and more, I wonder whether lefties mean it, any of it. Take Rosie […]

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WIND POWER RANGERS

November 23, 2006 kim lien 0

Reader Randy V. emails: “Some U.S. environmentalist wacko group is selling wind power cards through a lefty national grocer chain. You don’t actually get any wind power […]

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OLDSTER EXPLODES

November 23, 2006 kim lien 0

Well, I guess it’s more exciting than bingo: A Palestinian grandmother blew herself up in the Gaza Strip, lightly wounding three Israeli soldiers, in the first […]

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TURKEY TURKEY TURKEY!

November 23, 2006 kim lien 0

Our golden bird of glory flies ever onward, this time courtesy of David Benjamin: Here are my choices for the Top Five Pseudo-Events of the Bush […]

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INACTIVISM URGED

November 22, 2006 kim lien 0

“When,” wonders Sophie Cunningham, “will Tim Blair stop running with posts about how there can’t be global warming because its been cold lately?” Climate Change is […]

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RUN A MINUTE

November 22, 2006 kim lien 0

A lively first hour of the Ashes. UPDATE. And a rockin’ first day. Posted by Tim B. on 11/22/2006 at 08:55 PM Cricket, right? Posted by paco on 2006 11 22 at 09:05 […]

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HOMAGE PAID

November 22, 2006 kim lien 0

Billy Ray Cyrus adapts Keith Urban’s modified Jennifer Aniston hairdo for his own degenerate purposes. Not work safe. Not anything safe. Posted by Tim B. on 11/22/2006 at 02:56 AM It’s […]

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RACIST ONLY WHEN ENRAGED

November 21, 2006 kim lien 0

Ex-Seinfeld star Michael Richards claims not to be racist, and that rage drove his anti-black tirade. What a very puzzling excuse. Posted by Tim B. on 11/21/2006 at 08:02 AM […]

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BAN VIOLATED

November 21, 2006 kim lien 0

If we ban smoking, the terrorists have won: Islamic religious police on Tuesday arrested 22 people for smoking in the Somali port of Kismayo, where they […]

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CROSSES WORN

November 21, 2006 kim lien 0

Anita Quigley on British Airways: How do you tell an employee they can’t wear a cross when their employer displays the crosses of three Christian saints […]

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HIGH WIRE ACT

November 21, 2006 kim lien 0

Scruple-free copper thieves – last seen raiding German wind farms—now attack public transport: Melbourne commuters have fallen victim to soaring world copper prices with thieves removing high-voltage […]