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007 mini binge

April 7, 2015 - 11:05 -- Admin

One of the joys of having a Stan subscription is their full collection of James Bond films. From Dr No to Skyfall. My all time fave Bond is probably still Casino Royale because you gotta love a rebooted origin story. It was one of the first things I watched on Stan. (I think Breaking Bad might have been the first).

Possum showdown. Shit's getting' real

April 7, 2015 - 10:22 -- Admin

"Let's say a guy had a possum problem. Hypothetically speaking, you understand. And let's say that our guy was in the market for another guy to take care of his possum problem. How would our guy go about securing the services of this other guy who would have, let's say, just hypothetically, a certain moral flexibility on and around the question of dealing with said possum?"

Netflix ahoy

March 24, 2015 - 15:27 -- Admin

I had my usual run at Blunty this morning, but didn't link to it here because it was just more bitching about climate change destroying my appliances.

When I opened my email this morning, however, there was an exciting message from Netflix, that their local operation was now underway. I did something I don't often do. Went home and wrote a whole new column, for free, just because I wanted to have my two cents worth:

3 for 3

March 23, 2015 - 07:30 -- Admin

So, that storm that blew through on Saturday afternoon? Yeah. Lightning strikes like bolts of plasma canon fire, all over the suburb. Destroyed a lot of telecoms infrastructure. And probably my modem. Again. We won't know for a few days because both Telstra and Optus are out.