Monthly Archives: July 2007

Sheedy’s Reign Comes To An End

After 27 years at the helm of the mighty Essendon Football Club, it was announced today that the club would not be renewing Kevin Sheedy’s contract when it expires at the end of the season. End Of A Bomber Dynasty “They’ve been absolutely fantastic as a club. You don’t often get to coach the club […]

Do Spiders Get The Munchies?

Have just come across this video on YouTube. Now, it’s difficult to understand the motivation behind wanting to produce such a video, but I think the results speak for themselves. A Canadian study into the effects of alcohol, THC, crack cocaine, and caffeine on the common wood spider has shown that just as in human […]

Who Needs The Kwik-E-Mart?

The Simpsons movie is out in a couple of weeks, and the promotional bandwagon is in full swing. Kwik-E-Mart Seattle, WA This 7-Eleven in Seattle, Washington has gotten into the spirit of things, and re-branded itself as a “Kwik-E-Mart”, the legendary convenience store run by Apu Nahasapeemapetilon in the show. Complete with Squishee machine, and […]

The First Saviour Of The Screens

The much-loved and much-missed TechTV didn’t feature on Australian screens for a long period. No sooner had it hit our screens, after many requests to subscription television providers in Australia, than it disappeared just as quickly, thanks to the buyout by G4. Of course, the early shows never were seen over here, but here’s a […]


I love Wikipedia. The ability of the internet community as a whole to develop such an extensive knowledgebase on just about anything – (and everything!) – is something to behold. But of course, like any community, it can breed people with petty motives, and childish ideas on what a community really is. Here’s a funny […]

Next Step In Broadband Internet War

The G9 Consortium has fired it’s next salvo in the war of words with Telstra over the continuing debate over high-speed broadband in Australia. G9 Chiefs Approve Network Bid After Optus and Elders secured almost $1Bill(AUD) from the Australian government to build a WiMAX network in regional areas, the G9, led by Optus, is now […]

Doctor Who Meets The French Dalek

Now, I’m a huge fan of Monty Python, and I love watching Doctor Who, as I have since I was a kid. It is, however, fair to say, that I have never seen them combined into one. Well, it’s been done, and with hilarious results.