Category Archives: Teh Interwebs

A long list of land grabs

What are the odds, do you think, of this Blogger profile being the work of someone in the PR industry?

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Vote for Mr Splashy Pants

Why? Because Greenpeace has a whale-naming competition and ‘Muhammad’ isn’t an option. UPDATE – Hahahahaha! Having just voted, I can now see that ‘Mr Splashy Pants’ in waaaaay out in front with 73% of the vote.

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Tim Ireland: Facebook

If you ever encounter a profile in Facebook using the name ‘Tim Ireland’, it’s not mine. In a measure that’s long overdue (and prompted by Justin’s decision) I’m parting company with Facebook today. Originally, it was one of the most … Continue reading

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2girls1cup (aka cupchicks): a guide for the unwary

Tch… It had to happen; goatse and other shock sites have lost their shock value. Instead, people are now flocking to a shockingly shocking shocker of a shock site that goes by the name ‘2girls1cup’. It’s hosted at (and … Continue reading

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Andrew Quah: wah-wah-wahhhhh

Just when you thought that no-one could possibly compete with Grant Shapps in the ‘most excruciating online foul-up followed by poorest excuse’ category… Ladies and gentlemen, we have a wiener! Herald Sun – Family First reels over porn scandal: Andrew … Continue reading

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Kalluri Vaani (Have you been high today?)

Crazy Indian Video… Buffalaxed! (link via) The original is Kalluri Vaanil by Prabhu Deva Sundaram. An actual video-based translation complete with links to MP3s (warning:untested) can be found here. And now, in the interests of cultural balance, I demand that … Continue reading

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The Andrew Meyer Tasering incident

BBC – Stun gun used during Kerry debate: University of Florida police used a stun gun on a student taking part in a forum with former presidential candidate John Kerry. Andrew Meyer was questioning Senator Kerry on why he did … Continue reading

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Schillings go a-shushing

Craig Murray – Usmanov Bluster: Usmanov’s lawyers are now blustering that the coverage of Usmanov in Murder in Samarkand is libellous. Given that he has such hyperactive lawyers, is it not strange that the book has been out for over … Continue reading

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[EDIT: The body of this post has been removed pending legal advice. I’ve been given less than an hour’s notice on this, so there’s no time to determine exactly what content Usmanov’s ever-vigilant lawyers object to. For this reason, all … Continue reading

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Some people are stupid, others merely wish to be

AP – Finnish Boy Fined for YouTube Video: HELSINKI, Finland – A 15-year-old schoolboy was fined Friday for posting a video on YouTube showing a karaoke performance of his teacher and for claiming she was a lunatic. And by the … Continue reading

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