April 7, 2000
[two unrelated links?] Queen’s dot.com shares fall. How Pac-Man and Mrs Pac-Man have sex… [update: Queenie’s shares have rallied as 2.30pm]
April 6, 2000
[uk] newsunlimited has an interesting profile of Charlie Kray [Text Only] who died recently. Here’s the Guardian’s Obit [Text Only].
April 5, 2000
[pulp!] Pulp Book covers: Sex and savagery of Hells Angels, Satan was a Man or Confessions of a Pychiatrist — Every Boudoir was his office Every patient his plaything! [via PhilB<-Memepool]
April 4, 2000
[hell] According to the BBC the Church of England is about to reignite the fires of hell!
April 3, 2000
[Books] Here’s the first chapter of Man and Boy. Tony Parson’s chats about his book in talkUnlimited.
[funny] Report from The Onion: New E-Toilet To Revolutionize On-Line Shitting. “In the near future everyone will shit on-line.”
[GM] Nice Grant Morrison Interview.
[misc] BBC News asks: Could you ditch your mobile?
April 2, 2000
[BBC] According to newsUnlimited it’s night of the long knives time at the BBC [Text Only]. There’s also another report concentrating on Greg Dyke’s hatred of hierarchy. It’s time to admit that I work for BBC Resources so am not exactly uninterested in this story!
[Books] Interview with Nick Hornby about the new film of his book High Fidelity. [Via Ghost in the Machine]
[internet] newsUnlimited meets the man who sued the world [Text Only]. 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] .
April 1, 2000
[Mayor for London] Let’s have a heated debate! David Frost tackles the four main contenders for Mayor of London.
[the world only makes sense when you force it to] These three links caused my head to ache yesterday: The Universe is a Holgram? Guh? Mount Etna blows smoke rings? Muh? Finally, a Newsunlimited article about what’s happening about cloning around the world. [Text-Only] Duh?
[Mayor for London] NewsUnlimited reports and carries a video of Frank Dobson saying “Ooh! You Amaze Me!” I seem to be missing the point on this one. Someone enlighten me please?
March 31, 2000
[telly] Remember Monkey? It’s being rereleased on video…. The Guardian does a profile of this weird TV Programme from the 80’s. ‘The Nature of Monkey was Irrepressible!’
[Comics] Lots of comics links today… but this link was to good to pass up…. a column about… erm…. Bizarre Breasts in comic books [via gliff.org]
[Comics] I’ve been buying the Stormwatch TPB’s that cover most of Warren Ellis’ run on the book. It’s good stuff — but I was totally confused about which order to read them in. There are four books… anyway I found this posting and all is suddenly clear… Oh yeah, Warren’s just posted a new Come In Alone column as well…
[politics] New Labour is experiencing some mid-term jitters according to various press reports. Local elections plus the London Mayor’s race are fast approaching Two reports — from Newsunlimited and BBC News [Low Graphics].