If you want to be offensive be funny, not lazy

I first heard of Andy Ihnatko when I saw him on Robert Llewellyn's Carpool.  By way of introduction, here's the episode.  I started listening to the Ihnakto Almanac podcast soon afterwards.  His topics range from comics, movies, culture to technology and back again.  I'm not interested on all of those subjects, but as I look … Continue reading If you want to be offensive be funny, not lazy

The Elegant Gentleman’s Guide To Knife Fighting – a complaint on behalf of Prius Owners everywhere

I have just sent the following letter of complaint to ABC-TV.  Since it is riven with left-wing bias and post-modern wankery I don't expect a reasoned response of even a response.  Therefore I post this to my blog in the hope to raise awareness of this insidious attack on our society. UPDATE: 9/04/2013 10:51. My complaint has been … Continue reading The Elegant Gentleman’s Guide To Knife Fighting – a complaint on behalf of Prius Owners everywhere

More Slipshod Reporting from The Onion

  Not for the first time I find myself taking issue with The Onion on its journalistic standards and understanding of basic grammar. In the article entitled Chloë Sevign̈y Approved For Second Umlaut, not only is the capitalisation non-standard, but the diacritics for e and n are wrongly described as 'umlauts'.  It's a f***ing diaeresis. But … Continue reading More Slipshod Reporting from The Onion