Archive: May 2006

Tomorrow’s News Today (May 30, 2006)

A place you’re going to be hearing a lot more about very soon: Haditha.

The Worst Thing About PHP (May 30, 2006)

… is the documentation. It’s not that it’s badly written; it’s reasonably clear in that sense. Rather, the problem comes from the way PHP is structured. The “core” PHP language is pretty simple — it covers only the most minimal basics, things like operators, looping constructs, and so on. This makes PHP very easy for […]

Thinking Outside the Box (May 26, 2006)

I agree with the commenters: this would make a perfect album cover for somebody…

Na Na Na Na… Hey, Hey, Hey… (May 25, 2006)

I suppose that I should let you know that as of this week I’m no longer with Democracy In Action. Why? Suffice it to say that during my time there, I had some fundamental differences of opinion with the principals about the direction of the organization, and ultimately it’s their organization to do with as […]

How To Find New Movies You Will Love (May 21, 2006)

Some of you may be wondering why I took the time to write a post beating up on screenwriter Akiva Goldsman for being a consistent generator of cinematic rubbish. Part of the answer is that it annoys me to see someone getting rich by churning out crap. But only part. The bigger factor is that […]

Akiva Goldsman Strikes Again (May 19, 2006)

Who do you call when you need a bad screenplay? Meet Akiva Goldsman

Nice Work, Eisenstein (May 17, 2006)

Slavery! Fuck YEAH!

A Taste of Phil (May 15, 2006)

Wondering what I was on about last week? Here you go

Happy Mother’s Day (May 14, 2006)

I miss you, Mom.

What a F#@$ing Bummer (May 2, 2006)

So I turn on the radio yesterday and find out that the only reason to listen to terrestrial radio these days — the brilliant Phil Hendrie Show — is having its last broadcast on June 23. If you’re not familiar with the show, you missed out. Hendrie specialized in a kind of comic theater that […]

Everything Old is New Again (May 2, 2006)

Politicians who are like chameleons, only less cuddly