That sure told me!

by Purple Wyrm on September 30, 2014

So the other day I happened to check out the trailer for the US reality show Utopia, in which a carefully selected group of academics, scientists and engineers is put into a isolated compound for a year to construct a (…)

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Wizzard!

by Purple Wyrm on September 29, 2014

What. The. Actual. Heck!?

Eater of Pumpkins

by Purple Wyrm on September 27, 2014

So I was all ready to write up a humorous screed this morning about how Peter Peter Pumpkin Eater is clearly a story about a man who murders his wife and that we shouldn’t be reading such things to children, (…)

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The Court of Ancient Grievances

by Purple Wyrm on September 20, 2014

Order! Order! The Court of Ancient Grievances is now in session! It is hereby alleged that on or around the 9th of October 1998 the music reviewers of the Sunday Times newspaper stated that the song Thunderbirds are Coming Out (…)

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Today is the Day

by Purple Wyrm on September 18, 2014

While I like the idea of an independent Scotland, I simultaneously find myself strangely uneasy about the idea of breaking up the UK. Oh well, it’s none of my business anyway 🙂

I Shot my Space Gun

by Purple Wyrm on September 17, 2014

Feeling pretty rough this week, so no energy for posts. Instead here’s a song by the Legendary Stardust Cowboy… And here’s David Bowie’s amazing cover version of it… And here’s a Pulp song that sounds kinda like Bowie’s version… Enjoy!

Round the Cape to the Far Antipodes

by Purple Wyrm on September 9, 2014

I took delivery today of some Lego I’ve ordered to put together a model of Inquisitor Golesh Constantine Pheppos Heldane to go with my other Gaunt’s Ghosts minifigs. Nothing unusual about this you might think, except that I placed the (…)

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Spooky

by Purple Wyrm on September 8, 2014

On the way out the door on Thursday morning I randomly grabbed something to read on my commute. The book my hand landed on happened to be Erik Larson’s Isaac’s Storm – a highly readable, if traumatic, account of the (…)

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Good Things this Week

by Purple Wyrm on September 4, 2014

New daylight fluro tubes over my workstation. 7% pay rise. The Notorious P.I.G burger at the Varsity Bar.

Why Crispin Glover is the Greatest Human Being in History

by Purple Wyrm on September 3, 2014

1: He was in Back to the Future 2: He wasn’t in Back to to the Future Part II, and changed the rules of Hollywood as a result 3: He recorded the greatest song in human history