January 30, 2011 · 3:08 am
If fear of impending global disaster is seldom far from your mind, you can take a deep breath, let it out… and relaaax. Apparently the population timebomb is a myth. Continue reading →
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January 22, 2011 · 1:39 am
I love clever newspaper headlines. Is this the new daddy of them all?
A creature great in smalls Continue reading →
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January 10, 2011 · 1:43 am
What do they know about politics? Why don’t they just stay out of it and carry on looking beautiful or tortured or smug? Actors and politics, huh?
Especially movie actors. Team America: World Police satirised them as patsies for North Korea and aggressively naive and deluded- Sean Penn, Alec Baldwin, Susan Sarandon and the other members of the Film Actors Guild (F.A.G.).
By following the rules of the Film Actor’s Guild, the world can become a better place; that handles dangerous people with talk, and reasoning; that, is the fag way. One day you’ll all look at the world us actors created and say, “wow, good going, FAG. You really made the world a better place, didntcha, FAG?”
But it’s too easy to write them all off. And puncturing thespian self-importance would work better without the lame homophobia.
There’s a guy just died who maybe did make a difference Continue reading →
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