Monthly Archive: April 2004

Lives of the Monster Dogs

Lives of the Monster Dogs by

ISBN: 0340685972 ; In the near future a group of dogs head for New York, but these are not your average four legged friends. They walk on their hindlegs, can talk, have hands and dress in formal 19th-century Prussian clothes. This...

Blather Shitegeist

Blather Shitegeist

God do I love the Blather Shitegeist: “Keane bestrides the Irish consciousness like CuChullain. A man seemingly born to conflict, with a staggering ability to make others around him perform beyond their natural ability. He taunts us and goads us, enraptures...

Regret

Regret

I love stumble, but sometimes I just wish I hadn’tvisited certain images :)

Andromeda hits the dust

Andromeda hits the dust

According to the Great Link and via Comic Book Guy Andromeda has finally been cancelled. And Mutant X too Now these two shows, I will admit, I have watched, although Mutant X is ten times worse than Andromeda, it has no...

Vexillology

Vexillology

Isn’t the internet a wonderful place? One learns so many things, for example, that vexillologists are people who are flag aficionadoa, I never knew that before :)
Course the reason I came across the term in Iraq’s new flag, the one with the blue cresent, picked by the Iraqi ruling council.

Mother Tongue

Mother Tongue by

ISBN: 014014305X I really enjoyed this book, an entertaining and humorous look at the origins of the English language, its various dialects and the roles other languages have played in giving it such a diverse selection of words and spellings. The...

Kill Bill vol 2

Kill Bill vol 2 dir. by

Bang bang, my baby shot me down You know there isn’t really all that much for me to say about this film. Did I enjoy it? Yes, but it isn’t great, although I do think it is better than Vol. 1....

More from Jo

More from Jo

“Wars eat your youth. When I was in college we made a census, boys and girls. There were about half girls and half boys but now there are maybe ten times as many girls” – wildfirejo There is also an interesting...

Isn’t work weird?

Isn’t work weird?

Isn’t it strange what you come across in the course of a day? There I was doing the ILLs when I saw an intriging article title before me: “Vacum Cleaner Injury ” of the Penis. Their quotation marks not mine. Can...

Hidalgo

Hidalgo dir. by

Frank Hopkins sets out to the Middle East to compete in a long distance race, 3,000 miles across the desert. Racing against the finest Arabian horses on his mustang Hidalgo, in an effort to escape his past. And that is the...

Red Mist

Red Mist by

Full title Red Mist: Roy Keane and the Football Civil war. A fan’s story ISBN: 0747570140 See also: LibraryThing ; Roy’s stats from Man U ; Guardian article written during Saipan ; Divided opinion from Irish fans ; Reuter’s article on...

The Borrible Trilogy

The Borrible Trilogy by

ISBN: 0330490850 Borribles are small, looking like children apart from the fact that they have pointed ears, but they may be hundreds of years old, for they can live forever, unless they are caught and get their ears clipped. If that...