May 16, 2000
[interview] An interview with John Diamond
] in the Observer. Diamond’s columns can be found at The Times Website
. [Originally, I’d decided not to link to the John Diamond interview but it stuck in my mind for a couple of days, a friend mentioned it to me and I suddenly realised that columnists in newspapers and webloggers probably have a lot in common…]
May 13, 2000
[comics] Warren Ellis talks about David Icke
. [Icke’s Web Site
] “There is an essential piece of this obviously quite decent man’s brain that is missing; the Quality Control function that allows most of us to cross the street when badly deluded people walk towards us waving a matchbox shouting “Do you want to see my bomb?””
May 11, 2000
[books] Final extract from Amis Autobiography — When darkness met light
May 8, 2000
[weblogs] Interview with Jorn Barger
– Portrait Of The Blogger As A Young Man
. “I try to make it my ethic that whenever I see something that I enjoy, I don’t filter. You know, if it’s some silly thing about a TV commercial, I won’t say, well, that’s too frivolous.”
April 30, 2000
[tv] Ali G to star in Madonna video
reports BBC News.
April 17, 2000
[south park] nme interviews South Park creators
Trey Parker and Matt Stone.
April 11, 2000
[the horror! the horror!] newsUnlimited interviews Jimmy Saville
. [Text Only
April 2, 2000
[internet] newsUnlimited meets the man who sued the world
]. Very interesting profile of Laurence Godfrey — he sued Demon a UK ISP after it failed to removed some nasty comments about him posted on soc.culture.thai Usenet newsgroup [BBC News Story
March 29, 2000
] Interview in the Guardian with Oliver Stone
.“There’s a few things I’ve been. Hedonist. Moralist. Conspiracist. Misogynist – which I hate because, God, I love women.”
Here’s a list of Mr Stone’s Films
. Great stuff — my personal favourite is JFK
, by the way. However, I don’t believe in any of the conspiracy theories!
March 24, 2000
[Movies] I enjoyed A Clockwork Orange
but was amazed by the entrance, I said, the entrance of Weatherfields favorite butcher Fred Elliot
halfway through the film!
March 19, 2000
in The Observer with David Irving
. It’s too early in the morning to be reading the views of people like this.
March 18, 2000
[my-head-hurts] God help us… todays big news is that David Beckham has had a haircut
[Mayor for London] 101 Things
you never knew about Ken
. [via The View From Here
March 15, 2000
The Guardian shines a spotlight on Alastair Campbell
— Tony Blair’s press secretary. He does not seem to know very much about the Human Genome Project
. I am not impressed.
March 14, 2000
Books Unlimited lists Mohamed al Fayed’s favourite books
. Here’s a link to the BBC News profile of al Fayed
from late last year.
March 12, 2000
[movies] Interview with Jeffery Wigand
. This is the man who blew the whistle on Big Tobbacco
and who’s story recently formed the inspiration for Michael Mann’s
film The Insider
The Sunday Times has a profile of Ian Brady
. Why bother?
“Whatever happened to Quentin Tarantino?
” Is Tarantino the bizzaro Y2K Howard Hughes?
March 10, 2000
with Richard Ashcroft of The Verve
in News Unlimited.
March 6, 2000
Find interestings posts from interesting people on slashdot.org
: John Carmack
, Jamie Zawinski
and Tom Christiansen