Archive for August, 2002

And he’s single girls!

Wow! As if three posts in one day wasn’t some kind of really big deal – now there’s another adition to the idiot gallery! This time around it’s a really special addition, worthy of a new section to the gallery – the Junior Idiot Gallery! The latest submission comes from Issac Telfer. Isaac celebrated his […]

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Way to f**k it up, Hollywood!

In a conversation earlier today, SiteBox creator and Hollywood watch dog, Roy, and myself mused about how often the Hollywood movie machine seems to be able to cock up a potentially great movie – Yes, there was plenty of ‘Alien 3’ talk I can assure you. As coincidence would have it, tonight I stumbled onto […]

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Comic coolness!

Whilst skulking about the net last night I stumbles across the holy grail of comic nerdery – Deep in the recesses of a cupboard, back at my parents house are the surviving artifacts from my ferocious comic collecting days. I keep meaning to bring the rest of them home with me whenever visit the folks.. […]

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Turbo winds down

After a considerable struggle against a mystery illness Turbo finally lost his fight for life in the small hours of this morning. He is survived by the remaining x-Crabs – Helmet, Blackie, Argyle, Whitie, Slug, Spike and Spotz. Despite their grief the remaining x-Crabs issued this statement: Turbo was a great friend and a integral […]

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Another idiot chimes in!

It’s been a while since I’ve had cause to update the Idiot Gallery but in this mornings email bag I found a disturbing image from our first [b]American Idiot[/b]! Tycho (the aboved mentioned American idiot) tells us a bit about himself in his email: I usually spend the cold days here in Alaska polishing the […]

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Don’t neglect your studies!

Some of you are already familiar with the cult member like obsession with which I watch Letterman. The rest of you would have just learnt about it in the first line of this post! Dave is the king, there is no doubt about that – You only have to watch the guy turn 10 minutes […]

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25 years and still no Alpha quadrant..

Originally the Voyager Space probes were shot out into space to catch some kodak moments of the outer planets of this here Solar system. But now, 25 years later (that’s 22 times longer than Vanilla ice’s music career!) they (Voyager 1 and 2) are still kicking on – and it looks as if V1 still […]

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Electronic eye – too cool for words!

Just doing some late night surfing when I came across the most amazing article at Wired. It appears that we (humans) have reached yet another of those moments where the elements of science fiction encroach on the ‘real’ worlds. Aside from the awe of the technical achievements detailed in this article, credit also has to […]

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Even less of a point than EOL… really!

I get email – no, really, I do! – from people who have a variety of things to say about a variety of subjects… Usually at some point in these well written correspondences I am asked, what is becoming known here in the E-Shack as, The Question – which, of course, is “What is the […]

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July is over and the stats are in!

Once again it’s time to cast a concerned eye over the search strings that bought people to here to EOL over the last month! Some of you may recall the on going ‘hit race’ that started a few months back, but for the uninitiated and those with long term memory damage I’ll run over the […]

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