Month: September 2008

There's a wet and miserable looking Kookaburra outside…

No, really, there is. Well, there is if you’re looking out my dining room window, anyway. Your windows may vary. Speaking of variance, what’s the least varied thing I could be writing about today? If you answered “Modem emulation on a VIC 20 RS-232 Port“, then you couldn’t be more wrong, and I’d suggest that […]

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Don't be stupid, don't be ridiculous…

I’ve written some unusual game reviews in my time, but my latest effort, at Australian Macworld, might just contain  the strangest single paragraph yet: “Racing Games: Kiss My Asphalt” :“Now, imagine, if you will, a washing machine. Now, imagine (and bear with me here) that your washing machine had a mouth and, for some improbable […]

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My head still feels like it's being kicked in by invisible Half-Orc Ninjas*

But once again, I’m working like a galley slave. Except with less rowing, sunburn, or hard tack to eat. The level of whipping seems to be on par, though. Here’s today’s effort, at APCMag.com: Artweaver: Photoshop for the skint: “Well, it’s at least a better name than “Gimp”” * Those responsible for them being half-orcs […]

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Son, as your lawyer, I declare y'all are in a 12-piece bucket o' trouble.

Why does Monday morning keep rolling around? Couldn’t it just, for once, keep itself to itself? I guess if the LHC does go awry, it might well do, were that not largely poppycock. Oh well. Recent illnesses have put me behind the self-promotion ball, something that needs correction right away. If not sooner. Except that, […]

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I had the world's quickest and strangest haircut yesterday…

As apparently my eyebrows were “Too antennae-like”. So, in the name of getting a nice headshot done, I had the world’s tiniest haircut on my eyebrows only. Who said my life wasn’t sometimes surreal? At the same time, quality Alex writing is available for your enjoyment in print and online. Just yesterday I was trying […]

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