Haven't seen the movie, won't see the movie. Why? This about sums it up. *WARNING* For those who like to be made aware of such things, there is a bit of vulgar language and such-like. Unsurprisingly really, the movie itself was rated R.
Day: January 6, 2007
Who’s Your Daddy?
David Frum comments on an article in the Washington Post a while back. You don't even have to read the whole article to get his drift. The bits he excerpts should be sufficient to understand his point.And please don't tell me that this is a matter of personal choice. The sperm donation industry exists only … Continue reading Who’s Your Daddy?
Return of Pamphlets
Adam Bellow, son of novelist Saul, is making an effort to bring the pamphlet back to life. You'd think (and I noted in the second paragraph here) that blogs have dispensed with any need to publish pamphlets, but Bellow thinks there is still a market for them. Which I think is great. On the other … Continue reading Return of Pamphlets
Speaking of movies
Thomas Hibbs wrote an article suggesting that the ideal film-maker would be a combination of Mel Gibson and M Night Shyamalan. I think he makes a compelling case. I haven't seen Apocalypto, but the reviews I have seen and the opinions I have heard have been almost universally favourable. And I haven't seen all of … Continue reading Speaking of movies
Long term loan
Who knew? Turns out the UK has just finished paying off the money they borrowed from the US and Canada. They borrowed $4.33 billion and ended up paying us about $7 billion because they took about 60 years to pay the debt off.