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EAR WE GO AGAIN

October 31, 2007 VA - Kabirbd kabirbd 0

“I’m the waxman,” sang the Beatles, almost, possibly thinking of their favourite Australian politician. Kevin’s ear-based fame continues to grow: Opposition Leader Kevin Rudd says […]

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STANDARD VACATION

October 31, 2007 kim lien 0

It’s twelve days and counting since we last heard from Iowahawk: Off to Mexico for a spell, chasing a story for Garage Magazine. I must remain tight-lipped, […]

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LOVELOCK LOVES BIG BLOCKS

October 29, 2007 kim lien 0

Professor James Lovelock – Gaia’s boyfriend – asks that we keep our V8s rumbling: If there were a 100 per cent cut in fossil fuel combustion it might get […]

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CONSPIRACY ETERNAL

October 29, 2007 kim lien 0

Mark Steyn on all those guys driving around with “9/11 Was An Inside Job” bumper stickers: That aligns reality with every conspiracy movie from the past […]

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ALMOST AS BAD AS PRESBYTERIANS

October 29, 2007 kim lien 0

It ain’t so easy being a ex-Muslim in ever-tolerant multi-culti Europe: Ehsan Jami is an intelligent, softly-spoken 22 year-old council member for the Dutch Labour Party. […]

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SCRATCHER KEV

October 28, 2007 kim lien 0

First brought to attention during the Australian election campaign by reader Bill L., Kevin Rudd’s waxmunching moment is now dealt with by the future Prime Minister himself: No, no, […]

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KILL KYOTO

October 28, 2007 kim lien 0

Kyoto is toast, according to a piece in Nature magazine: In the new Oct. 25 issue, Gwyn Prins of the London School of Economics and Oxford interdisciplinary social […]

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THUS NATURE BALANCES ITSELF

October 28, 2007 kim lien 0

Sad news from Rich Stadnik: The quill may eclipse the sword, but alas, it’s no match for time. Poor old Spike was found dead today, fifty-odd feet from […]

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OFFICIALLY VIOLENT

October 28, 2007 kim lien 0

Martin G. emails: I downloaded some protect-your-kids net-blocker software that the Australian Government has offered free to Australian netizens. The one I downloaded was called […]

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THIS ABOUT SUMS THINGS UP

October 28, 2007 kim lien 0

Lumberjack’s Law: Anything bad that cannot be directly linked to George W. Bush will be blamed on global warming. UPDATE. Reader Salydog reports from global-warming afflicted […]

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PLEDGE-O-RAMA

October 28, 2007 kim lien 0

Pledge week highlights: • Donations range from $1 to $1,000. • Among local readers, Western Australians are impressively over-represented. • Chile, Portugal, Iceland … none of […]

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ALL THE CHEWS THAT’S FIT TO PRINT

October 28, 2007 kim lien 0

It’s been covered by the Washington Post, the London Times, Reuters, India’s Times Now TV, South Africa’s Independent Online, across News Ltd, by the UK Telegraph, by AFP, Canada’s Calgary Herald, the Times of India, […]

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FILM REVIEWED

October 28, 2007 kim lien 0

Minette Marrin reviews Michael Moore’s latest, now released in the UK: Sicko is a dishonest film. There’s more, but she’s essentially nailed it. UPDATE. Moore didn’t pick […]