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i have a love for the artwork of dave mckean. my favourite of his work is the graphic novel cages. it's a brilliant, sprawling, magical thing, surpassing any of the work he did with neil gaiman. (which, at any rate, i rather liked, too, especially...

every now and then i go through this moment of hunting for new music. the old music sucks, i think, and new things must be found, and at this moment, i do whatever self respecting individual does: i look around at what i've been listening...

from mariness "Our enemies are innovative and resourceful, and so are we. They never stop thinking about new ways to harm our country and our people, and neither do we." George W. Bush, Washington, D.C., Aug. 5, 2004 (Thanks to Alicia Butler and Slate.com)...

"The High Court has upheld the Federal Government's right to detain failed asylum seekers indefinitely in a decision that has angered refugee supporters and opposition parties. The court, in a 4-3 finding yesterday, ruled that unsuccessful asylum seekers who could not be removed to another...

Here's something for you: Imagine that I have picked up the phone and rang the Help Desk of Ihug, my ISP, because, hey, fuck it, my email is still screwed, and is now arriving with tomorrow's date on it, and yes, indeed, with yesterday's and...

Part of being on LJ is inevitably gaining a number of LJ buddies. Unfortunately, as time wears on, it's easy to forget where all of them came from. Post this in your journal and have your friends respond with how they recall first meeting you....

In Sydney, there's been harsh winds, so harsh that it threatens to lift the toupee from an old man's head as he walks down Anzac Parade, forcing him to place both hands on his head to hold it in place. Obviously, the right choice as an...

"More than 35 years after the release of his debut solo album, William Shatner teams up with Ben Folds to create Has Been, a surprisingly pop-driven, lyrically potent collection of songs written by the duo. With the exception of Trying, co-written by Folds and novelist...