Friday, October 28, 2005


Stuart of T-melt, that cunning collector of comic-cultural crumbs, has supplied this link to Golden Age Comic Book Covers

In my opinion, future generations will view the comic book as an insightful guide to the mysteries and dramas of human existence, just like the classic fables and stories of the ancient world.

Or maybe they won't.

Sunday, October 23, 2005


Danish television goes to North Korea, articles in Danish newspapers and magazines about North Korea.

Photos from North Korea

lock and load - and don't change the channel.

(paranoid, moi?)

Sunday, October 16, 2005


Danish pigs with crosses painted on by Moslem terrorists as retaliation for "the twelve blasphemous drawings"
found here

In the name of freedom of speech and democracy, the Danish newspaper Jyllandsposten has invited twelve artists to make a satirical drawing of the prophet Muhammad, the founder of Islam. The idea was that since The Koran forbids representations of Muhammad, making drawings of him was meant to test the limits of Moslem tolerance and respect for freedom of speech.

"Excuse me, can I wipe my ass with your religion?"

"Yes, of course, if I said no It would be against the purely western ideals of democracy and freedom of speech - go right ahead!"

"You're not going to put an fatwa on me or threaten to kill me, are you?"

"You mean like that 17-year old kid from Aarhus who is now to undergo an examination for insanity? - oh no, I like it when people who are not only the majority but also control the media, government, banks, jobs, police, army, etc, etc, etc, deliberately offend my culture - hey, I chose to go and live in Denmark myself, didn't I?!!

"Well, I'm done (for now...), and I'd like to add that I greatly respect you for accepting the rules of the game"

"You are most welcome, sir!, and may I add that Denmark was our FIRST choice at the human smugglers office!"

"Save it with the sweet talk, Ali - my boys are doing target practice on your kind right this moment, so just you watch it!..and if it wasn't for this great country you'd still be shoveling goat droppings back in the village, got that???"

"Actually, back in the old country I was an airline pilot flying Asia and the Middle East, but never mind that - do you want garlic or creme-fraiche sauce on your kebab, sir?"

Sunday, October 09, 2005


The People Of The Earth Must Enter The Cozmick State Of Being And Bring About The Space Age

Friday, October 07, 2005


Went and saw Tarnation , reportedly the first feature length film made entirely with Apple's low budget editing software iMovie

(well, free software actually, it's preinstalled on every new Mac)

Tarnation tells the harrowing story of the director, Jonathan Caouette, and his relationship with his mother, a former model, who has been going in and out of mental institutions since her late teens. The movie begins when Jonathan learns his mother has suffered brain damage due to a lithium overdose and wants him to come and see her. From then on Tarnation progresses as a fascinating mix of images that tell the story of both his mother and him. This includes an early introduction to rape, violence, heavy drug abuse, and the video- and Super-8 camera which Caouette has used extensively to record himself, his dysfunctional family and his friends from a variety of gay scenes. After an acid-trip like journey, which includes a surprising visit by Jonathan's father who left his mom after a few weeks of marriage without knowing she was pregnent, the film ends with the mother in a terrible state living with the near-senile grandparents in their decaying house. Conclusively, Caouette more than hints at the possibility that the mother's life-long mental problems were in fact caused by gramps and granny's sexual abuse in her early childhood.

Ever felt you had a troubled childhood?
shut up, you wimp! and go and watch Tarnation instead!

Thursday, October 06, 2005


Everybody is a Star!
Everybody is a Genius
Everybody is a Master!
Everybody is an Expert!

And we have God to sort things out!