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January 31, 2005

Slebs in your home

Boing boing just brought my attention to nano-celeb pimping service Supper with the Stars. Supper with the Stars will send a fading sleb round to your gaff for dinner in return for a fee.

They have quite a mixed and bizarre roster including such luminaries as:

Some of the guests will do "extras" like sing some of their hit songs (ABC, Limahl). Looks like you have to pay travel expenses as well as the fee, though. I'm tempted to get Jim Bowen round and at the end of the evening tell him "here's your bus fare home" ...

Posted by Jonah at 12:54 PM | Comments (3)

January 20, 2005

Those with guns ...

I've jusr rediscovered this rather funny essay: The Basic Laws of Human Stupdity by Carlo M. Cipolla, who was (is?) Professor of Economics at UC Berkeley.

Rather than there being two types of people in the world (as Clint Eastwood claims in The Good, The Bad And The Ugly), Cipolla posits, there are four: the Intelligent, the Helpless, Bandits and the Stupid. Which you are depends on who your actions tend to benefit or harm.

Posted by Jonah at 2:00 PM

January 19, 2005

Spiderman remixed

After a good couple of hours spent wasted browsing the Wikipedia articles on Marvel Comics characters I was reminded of this rather amusing "spiderman remixed" thingy I came across a while back, probably on blogdex or something. You can refresh the link to see another strip.

Posted by Jonah at 11:17 AM

January 12, 2005

I'm sorry, I've just come

Oh, I was hoping these rumours were true. Well, there's my next toy. Fucked if I'm getting an iPod Shuffle, though.

Posted by Jonah at 4:37 PM | Comments (2)

January 6, 2005

I'm peeling

Bah, back at work today after getting back from Fuertaventure last night and what should happen but my fucking nose begins to peel like a muddyfunster. Still, excellent way to see in the new year: frolicking in a pool while giant fireworks go off across the bay like God Himself had flicked His fag out of the window of His car onto the tarmac of the night sky.

Also, I have a picture of my brother jumping the shark!

UPDATE: Now I'm home I've been able to upload the picture ...

Posted by Jonah at 2:46 PM | Comments (1)