Entries from December 2007

A Very Hopeful New Year: Open Thread 11

In honour of the Oscars biting it because of the writer’s strike, I’ve arranged a series of Bob Hope quotes to keep you entertained while I’m in Canada for the next week or so. Those of you still slogging, or not baking cookies, feel free to discuss freely the events of the day in the [...]

Categories: Wildcard

A Very Hopeful Christmas: Open Thread 10

In honour of the Oscars biting it because of the writer’s strike, I’ve arranged a series of Bob Hope quotes to keep you entertained while I’m in Canada for the next week or so. Those of you still slogging, or not baking cookies, feel free to discuss freely the events of the day in the [...]

Categories: Wildcard

A Very Hopeful Christmas: Open Thread 9

In honour of the Oscars biting it because of the writer’s strike, I’ve arranged a series of Bob Hope quotes to keep you entertained while I’m in Canada for the next week or so. Those of you still slogging, or not baking cookies, feel free to discuss freely the events of the day in the [...]

Categories: Wildcard

A Very Hopeful Christmas: Open Thread 8

In honour of the Oscars biting it because of the writer’s strike, I’ve arranged a series of Bob Hope quotes to keep you entertained while I’m in Canada for the next week or so. Those of you still slogging, or not baking cookies, feel free to discuss freely the events of the day in the [...]

Categories: Wildcard

A Very Hopeful Christmas: Open Thread 7

In honour of the Oscars biting it because of the writer’s strike, I’ve arranged a series of Bob Hope quotes to keep you entertained while I’m in Canada for the next week or so. Those of you still slogging, or not baking cookies, feel free to discuss freely the events of the day in the [...]

Categories: Wildcard

A Very Hopeful Christmas: Open Thread 6

In honour of the Oscars biting it because of the writer’s strike, I’ve arranged a series of Bob Hope quotes to keep you entertained while I’m in Canada for the next week or so. Those of you still slogging, or not baking cookies, feel free to discuss freely the events of the day in the [...]

Categories: Wildcard

A Very Hopeful Christmas: Open Thread 5

In honour of the Oscars biting it because of the writer’s strike, I’ve arranged a series of Bob Hope quotes to keep you entertained while I’m in Canada for the next week or so. Those of you still slogging, or not baking cookies, feel free to discuss freely the events of the day in the [...]

Categories: Wildcard

A Very Hopeful Christmas: Open Thread 4

In honour of the Oscars biting it because of the writer’s strike, I’ve arranged a series of Bob Hope quotes to keep you entertained while I’m in Canada for the next week or so. Those of you still slogging, or not baking cookies, feel free to discuss freely the events of the day in the [...]

Categories: Wildcard

A Very Hopeful Christmas: Open Thread 3

In honour of the Oscars biting it because of the writer’s strike, I’ve arranged a series of Bob Hope quotes to keep you entertained while I’m in Canada for the next week or so. Those of you still slogging, or not baking cookies, feel free to discuss freely the events of the day in the [...]

Categories: Wildcard

A Very Hopeful Christmas: Open Thread 2

In honour of the Oscars biting it because of the writer’s strike, I’ve arranged a series of Bob Hope quotes to keep you entertained while I’m in Canada for the next week or so. Those of you still slogging, or not baking cookies, feel free to discuss freely the events of the day in the [...]

Categories: Wildcard

A Very Hopeful Christmas: Open Thread 1

In honour of the Oscars biting it because of the writer’s strike, I’ve arranged a series of Bob Hope quotes to keep you entertained while I’m in Canada for the next week or so. Those of you still slogging, or not baking cookies, feel free to discuss freely the events of the day in the [...]

Categories: War and Peace

Gloved Up

RC2 pits me against some other dude in a sparring match over I Am Legend. He thought it was “mediocre”. Evidently he likes his zombies able to discourse on philosophy and the nature of the soul. Anyway, they weren’t zombies. They were vampires. Meanwhile, I just found this: The Times – Driven by the force [...]

Categories: Entertainment

Testing, Testing, You Can Tell I'm Leaving Again Soon, Testing…

Just makin’ sure the stupid secret code that you have to use to schedule posts is still working.

Categories: Wildcard

Maybe if He Swiched to Celine Dion

Telegraph – South Africa fears the worst from Jacob Zuma. By Graham Boynton Earlier this year, at the funeral of the Zulu war historian David Rattray, a very senior ANC official was overheard telling his companion that if Jacob Zuma became president, it was time to flee South Africa. More recently, another high-ranking ANC member [...]

Categories: Politics

Druid's Mouth Opens For the Holidays

Telegraph – Archbishop says nativity ‘a legend’ The Archbishop of Canterbury said yesterday that the Christmas story of the Three Wise Men was nothing but a ‘legend’. Dr Rowan Williams has claimed there was little evidence that the Magi even existed and there was certainly nothing to prove there were three of them or that [...]

Categories: History