Mel Gibson doesn’t like to be wrong

Mel Gibson was giving a speech recently at the Cal State Northridge about his movie Apocalypto (saw it, was pretty hectic and I enjoyed it) and he was challenged on his portrayal of the Mayans by an authority on the topic.  His response was less than friendly …Ok, he told the academic to "fuck off". …… Continue reading Mel Gibson doesn’t like to be wrong

We need more “whiney bastards” in the SA blogosphere

I just had a chat with Vincent about the Awards debate and we pretty much came to the conclusion that the real cause for concern is probably (most likely) not the processes that were employed in the voting and judging stages but rather what was (or wasn’t) said about them.  There are people who become…… Continue reading We need more “whiney bastards” in the SA blogosphere

Spanning Sync sneaks in “free trial”

Spanning Sync, the cool utility that allows Mac users to synchronise Google Calendar and iCal (both ways) has emerged from beta testing as version 1.0.  This is great news and as soon as I found out, I downloaded the latest update and installed it.  I should have been a little more cautious though, when I…… Continue reading Spanning Sync sneaks in “free trial”

You really can’t drive them into the ocean …

What a moron: Man drives Cherokee into the sea.I reckon he made up the story about the fight and wanted to see if there was any truth to those ads depicting 4X4s driving in the ocean.  If he didn’t make it up then he is a complete moron for risking his wife’s and his children’s…… Continue reading You really can’t drive them into the ocean …

We don’t have children anymore, we are raising sociopaths

There are two stories in the last week which bring home the cold, hard fact that many of the so called children going through schools today are not children, rather they are sociopaths.  A sociopath is defined as "a person with a personality disorder manifesting itself in extreme antisocial attitudes and behavior and a lack…… Continue reading We don’t have children anymore, we are raising sociopaths

You know when the government says they can’t do it … ?

I was flipping through some videos from Boston Legal on YouTube and came across this gem.  I haven’t seen this episode yet but I gather the basic issue is that the US Department of Homeland Security maintains a list of people who are not permitted to fly across the USA, presumably because Homeland Security deems…… Continue reading You know when the government says they can’t do it … ?