Monday, August 31, 2009

Bob In Boston

Tuesday, August 25, 2009

Troll Poll #4 - (Less Than 2 Months Until The Earth Is Destroyed (Again))

If you haven't heard about this yet then I don't know which utterly insignificant little blue-green planet you've been living on. I've been actively ignoring it, in hopes it would eventually give up and just go away, but is hasn't.

In October, the 6th book in the Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy trilogy will be released, written, not by Douglas Adams, who is dead, but by Eoin Colfer, who is not. Eoin Colfer is the guy who's written the Artemis Fowl books, which I had completely ignored until my son inhaled the entire series in about a week and a half this summer. Since then I've read a few of them--okay, I'm on #5--and I have to say they are 100% not bad.

But...

Look, I don't blame this Artemis Fowl guy, it's a great opportunity for him, and it wasn't his idea to begin with. I blame this on all the non-creative bloodsuckers in suits who seem intent on drowning society in pop culture nostalgia with their remakes and reboots and resets and reimaginings--enough already! Grow a pair and take a fucking risk for chrissake!

Sorry.

Anyway, it's entirely possible I'm way off base here. So below I've posted Troll Poll #4 because I want to know what you think, if anything. I mean, "if anything" regarding this. I realize you think about many, many wonderful things on a daily basis.

If there's enough interest we might do another poll in November-December-ish once everyone who wants to read it has, in order to determine if it was as much of a steaming pile of pointless exploitation as we all thought it would be (pending the results of the below poll, I mean).


How bad will the 6th Hitchhiker's book be?
Somewhat not bad.
Mostly harmless.
Like having your brains smashed out by a slice of lemon wrapped round a large gold brick.
Like entering the long dark teatime of the soul.
  
pollcode.com free polls

Monday, August 17, 2009

An Hour And A Half Of Your Life...

...and you'll never have to claim ignorance again.

Monday, August 10, 2009

Old Pirates, Yes, Dey Rob I

Tuesday, August 4, 2009

This Lady's Been Snorting Squalene Adjuvant




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