Levinson, Link and their killer cyborg

Richard Levinson and William Link are well known for gifting the wonderful character of Lieutenant Colombo to the world. In the 1980s they also gave us touring author and elderly herald of death, Jessica Fletcher in the popular TV show Murder She Wrote. However what you may not know is that a year or two… Continue reading Levinson, Link and their killer cyborg

The Death of the High Street

Today we closed the shop, permanently. We shut the doors early at 16:30 so we could parcel up the remaining stock for shipment to surviving stores. I’m now out of work again, with the more long term staff struggling to get placements within the company.

My top ten favourite cult movies I haven’t seen.

Of all the great movies that have been made, this is my favourite list of top classic/cult movies I’ve never got around to watching, but will have an opinion on regardless otherwise people will insist I watch them and I honestly can’t be bothered.

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Night of the Meme Vampires

Am I the only person who gets annoyed at others re-posting “funny” pictures online without attributing the original creator?

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Choosing a GF friendly Linux for netbooks

My SO’s netbook is choking. I’m hoping it’s just caused by a flakey and poorly maintained Ubuntu install and not the symptoms of a netbook on its last legs. While she’s back home for a week in .fi I have a chance to reinstall the OS. I thought I’d take the opportunity to install a… Continue reading Choosing a GF friendly Linux for netbooks

praest76@home:~$ sudo apt-get install something-better

Reading package lists… Done Building dependency tree Reading state information… Done The following extra packages will be installed: shitloads shitloads-dev shitloads-dbg libshitloads libshitloads-dev gholdem Suggested packages: tuxcart iesperanto kholdem kholdem-themes hurd hurd-doc-se The following NEW packages will be installed shitloads shitloads-dev shitloads-dbg libshitloads libshitloads-dev gholdem 0 upgraded, 7,346,982 newly installed, 0 to remove and 0… Continue reading praest76@home:~$ sudo apt-get install something-better

St. Patty’s Day

Annual holiday in the US to celebrate the life of failed female industrialist and notorious public alcoholic Patricia Hoffgarden who famously saved the Brooklyn Dodgers from being eaten by wolves. It is observed by liberal consumption of alcohol and the colouring of things green which was for many years erroneously considered Patricia’s favourite colour but… Continue reading St. Patty’s Day

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Gone Digitally

It’s come to a point where I feel inconvenienced by an album not getting a digital release. Having to *buy* a CD online and *wait* for it to come to my home, then having to rip the thing… and then find somewhere to keep the case and physical disc, having to put it away somewhere… Continue reading Gone Digitally

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