Yearly Archives: 2008

First lines: The Graveyard Book

Neil Gaiman is rapidly becoming one of my favorite authors. At the moment, it looks like he’s going to take two spots in my annual favorite book top five. And it’s very likely that his latest one, The Graveyard Book, will take take the top spot. It’s just that good. The book opens with the… Read more »

Nee, echt?

Evolutie verklaart leven op aarde niet stond gisteren in het Reformatorisch Dagblad (link werkt niet op zondag) boven een artikel over een symposium in Urk waar evolutieontkenners elkaar religieus ingegeven, achterhaalde en, op zijn best, aan alle kanten rammelende wetenschappelijke verhaaltjes vertelden. En daarmee heeft het Reformatorisch Dagblad het bij het rechte eind. Want zoals… Read more »

Fair is fair

Lazyweb, you disappoint me. We had a deal. And you didn’t hold your end of the bargain. And since fair is fair—and I’m a mean bastard like that—I’m not updating my website tonight either. And that has nothing to do with me leaving my USB-stick with some updates someplace else what-so-ever. So. How do you… Read more »

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Dear Lazyweb,

While I’ll be away for the weekend, I want you to solve something for me. You see, after I posted on the various Bonnie Tyler singles last months, one of my contacts provided me with two alternative single versions. One was a four minute edit, and the other (from the 1991 compilation The Collection) had… Read more »

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