Monthly Archives: April 2009

Link dump

In a blatant attempt to inflate my post count, some links. May 15 is Bike-to-Work Day in the US. Why don’t we have something like that here in The Netherlands? Whenever people are opposed to gay marriage, it’s usually because the bible says that a marriage is between a man and a woman. But wait,… Read more »

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First lines: Frankenstein

It’s not that Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein is a bad book. It’s rather that it’s a melodramatic string of rickety plot-devices. The melodrama is shown every time Victor Frankenstein has a breakdown or mopes over another relative or friend lost to his creature’s lust for revenge. And the plot-devices, well, lets just say that the way… Read more »

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Seen live: a balladeer, Lebbis

Sometimes, a movieclip says more than a thousand words. a balladeer — Winterschläfer (live at De Kelder) Seen live: a balladeer + Charlie Dée at De Kelder, Amersfoort, april 10, 2009 Set list: Welcome To Vegas / Jesus Doesn’t Love Me / Fortune Teller / Superman Can’t Move His Legs (with Charlie Dée) / When… Read more »

Ook voor Anne

Achter de knip een integraal verslag van een discussie per MSN van 25 februari jongstleden, waaruit blijkt dat ik een foto te goed heb. Van Anne. Omdat voor wat wat hoort. Maar goed, ik voorspel nu al dat ze tegen gaat stribbelen en dat er geen foto komt. Want zij is zo.

Link dump

Poe’s Law states that Without a winking smiley or other blatant display of humor, it is impossible to create a parody of Fundamentalism that someone won’t mistake for the real thing. Take this ad for example. Are they really saying that same sex marriage takes away their freedom, or is it a clever way of… Read more »

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