Doing a quick shop for snacks last week, for a gaming session, I picked up a multipack of crisps. I wanted plain, and I thought that is what I bought. As it happens, we didn’t open them, but I just had one as part of…
Listening to an interesting programme on Radio 4, featuring Terence Blacker, and it led me to this video of one of the songs featured. Far too close for comfort!
Greatly amused by this, by the Corrigan Brothers: http://youtu.be/HplZ_taHXLM “O’Leary, O’Reilly, O’Hare and O’Hara, There’s no one as Irish as Barack O’Bama. From the old Blarney Stone, to the green hills of Tara, There’s no one as Irish as Barack O’Bama.” Apparently, the song has…
“I think my necrophilia filk is more tasteful than your necrophilia filk” – Bob Kanefsky
Wanting to copy some MP3 files to my HTC Desire, I have been frantically searching for the USB lead for it, which had to be there somewhere. Then I realised – it is the same lead that is dangling out of the power supply.
This was apparently in the papers in December, but I missed it. However, old news can still be amusing: “The CIA has launched a taskforce to assess the impact of 250,000 leaked US diplomatic cables. Its name? WikiLeaks Task Force, or WTF for short.” http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/2010/dec/22/cia-wikileaks-taskforce-wtf
Natalie Portman, talking about her film, “The Black Swan”: “Everyone was so worried about who was going to want to see this movie. I remember them being like, ‘How do you get guys to a ballet movie? How do you get girls to a thriller?’…
Currently my favourite TV ad.
Someone mentioned this in rec.music.filk, and althought it was off-topic there, I noticed it was on the the guardian website, so checked it out. Excellent parody of online science reporting. This is a news website article about a scientific finding.