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November 04, 2004

Needless to say, this pilot won't be seeing any combat for a while
Curious George: Mortal Kombat? When does a situation warrent (legally) self defence? more inside
Why Grandma, what big teeth! Spot the fake smile Coolish quiz from the Beeb, minor demographic survey info requested. I got 14/20 - poker, anyone?
Afro-Ufo: "Black people aren't supposed to see this freaky space shit. It's always hillbillies."
Click here My civic duty fulfilled, I can now return to drooling over the promise of playing Halo 2. Over 'n out.
Enquiring George: Who's the Most Overrated in Show Biz?
FULL DISCLOSURE: This is research for an article I'm writing; usually I don't reach out for other opinions, but the subject is so general... I'm not looking for the latest teen-queen-lip-syncher or reality-show-hunk; I'm looking for actors, singers, comedians, "personalities", even writer/creators who have had long successful careers in spite of an obvious lack of real talent. I'm thinking William Shatner (YMMV), but I could go as young as Ben Affleck. No dead people, please.
Teaser for New Star Wars Movie I am not a computer-person, but this is an .mov file and I assume you will know what to do.
Curious George: post-election soundtrack. What's been playing in your headphones the past couple days? more inside
Ashcroft resigning according to Fox? Via The Command Post.Is Bush really gonna try to put him on the Supreme Court? more inside
Elizabeth Edwards diagnosed with breast cancer. Elizabeth Edwards, wife of former Democratic vice presidential candidate John Edwards, was diagnosed with breast cancer the day her husband and Sen. John Kerry conceded the presidential race. more inside
Toronto Meetup? I'll be bumming around Toronto this Saturday and Sunday. Anyone for a mini-meetup or some coffee?
Yasser Arafat: "clinically dead"? Anybody know the difference between being "clinically dead" as opposed to "regular dead"?
Curious, George: Scraping websites I've got a VERY rudimentary understanding of Perl but, so far, I've been able to put together my website by using free scripts from sites like this one. Alas, my google-fu doesn't seem to be strong enough to find a script for what I want to do next. more inside
Kerry Wins by a Landslide : If you are ready to attempt a smile today, this might help.
The Goyard Entertainment Center. Block Party in a box, with built in minibike, sounds system, cooler, skateboards and god knows what else. more inside
Faith-based Zoology. A man was attacked and injured after jumping into a lion's den at the Taipei Zoo and trying to convert the lions to Christianity.
American Coastopia. From the site: "Ladies and gentlemen, you needn't fret anymore. We have decided that we can't live in the United States anymore, because so many of you in the "heartland" are so full of shit. We were all going to move to various other countries, but then we thought - why should WE move?" more inside
Decompressing George: After all the heartbreak and bile-raising of this election season, with the needle on my outrage-meter constantly buried and the level of my Faith-in-Humanity-Ometer at the lowest levels ever recorded, I need a break. more inside
Guy Fawkes attempted to blow up Parliament (pdf) 399 years ago. Once again the UK will be covered in fireworks and burning effigies tomorrow, especially places like this, where six societies compete.
Global Warming is an EU Conspiracy : (Real Player sound file). I was listening to BBC R4's Today programme and they had a piece about a conference being held on climate change. A man by the name of Myron Ebell a senior adviser to Bush on Climate Change, was propounding his thoughts that the EU was using Climate Change theory as a way to restrict more competitive US businesses. Along with this he also felt that since most non-US scientists are government funded and that their views on are influenced by their country's agendas. more inside