Name Calling and Godwin’s Law

In light of world events. Recession, Greek bailouts, American elections, uh… stuff, etc, there has been a lot of comparisons to Hitler. This is ridiculous. Please stop it. You’re making small children and animals cry. Angela Merkel and Barak Obama, and countless other people (yes, even George W. Bush) are nothing like Hitler. Using this … Continue reading

Get Down From That Horse

Ever heard of a place called Xinjiang? It’s kind of a large place. Pretty big, pretty empty too. Ok, what about Tibet? Now, I know you’ve heard of that. Big place, pretty empty. Actually, what about Uyghurs? Have you heard of them? Nope. Hmm. Interesting. So Xinjiang and Tibet have a few things in common … Continue reading

Get. The. Fuck. Out. Of. My. Way.

I’m not going to lie. I don’t walk at a particularly fast pace. In fact I walk kinda slow. If I am walking with someone else, most people in fact, chances are they will end up a couple of metres in front of me before they turn around and huff and wait for me to … Continue reading

What I Wouldn’t Give For Explosives…

It’s one in the morning.   It’s hot.   There is no fan or air conditioning.   Opening the window leaves you subjected to the sounds of China’s ongoing bid to build until ever later hours.   Closing the window doesn’t keep out the noise.   And then there is a motherfucking car alarm.   … Continue reading

Kill Me Now

So finally we are getting back into the swing of things. Things have been hectic recently. I would like to say we’ve recently returned from extensive adventures of dragon slaying and maiden saving. But alas, that would be stretching the realms of credibility – dragon slaying season is obviously later in the year. Anyhow. Have … Continue reading

Hipsterclad and Clueless

We all know what a hipster is right? If not, (or if you just want to see what ridiculous depths people will sink to and have a laugh/cry/thoughts of genocide, and begin planning an actual worthwhile human cull) check it out. Now I’m not usually one to hate on a subculture. Mostly for two reasons: … Continue reading