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When I realised it was my turn to write the Saturday News Review column for SMH and Bronnie was still Speaker of Parilament, I was so excited I could hardly finish my foie gras. There were two challenges for this column.
Because Harvard is on the case and they've invented a cheap, foolproof smoker. And apparently paying a couple of thousand dollars for your cheap, foolproof smoker designed by Harvard engineering grads is a good deal.
The New York Times has the story, but I got the hero pars right here:
What if the great battles between the Rebellion and the Empire were fought out over Earth? Someone like Nicolas Amiard would get some great shots of the wreckage that's what.
A Star Destroyer squashes a whole bunch of luckless arrondisements.
It's well cut, in that it doesn't give away the story. Best I can tell, Bond goes off the reservation.
Decided Beeso and the Doc's 'Balls' poddie deserved a little link lovin'. So you'll be getting the hint here when they drop each week. There's usually two eps, one on sport, and one on music in which Beeso sometimes makes Yobbo listen to hip hop. Worth the admission price for that alone.
I just cant help laughing at this. Some dude objected to the Klan marching through his neighbourhood, but rather than get all aggravated and shouty, he just followed them playing comedy tuba tunes. It was a surprisingly effective counter-demo. And Ride of the Valkyrie? Genius.
One of the things I do when I'm looking for a quick character name, especially for a minor background figure, is open Twitter. Sometimes you see the perfect handle. And sometimes you come a cropper.
In the first draft of Emergence, Professor Raymond Compton was Professor Raymond Camden. He had no on going role. I didn't know he and Threshy were to become so... intimate. He was just there to tell us about the runes on Urgon's sword.
A sci-fi movie without space lizards, plasma cannons or giant robots, what's the fucking point? In Coherence the point was apparently to make the best sci-fi movie of 2014 with none of those things; no budget, no script, no big-name actors, nothing but an idea. And Xander from Buffy.