Oh, They'll Find You

The IRS have sent me this year’s tax forms. So kind of them. I didn’t make any money in America this year, lads! Nor last year! You can stop!

currently playing: Johnny Boy – 15 Minutes

Fancy A Mathematical Gig?

ILX’s spangly super-fine and v.v. good band Shiumra Curves is playing at the Luminare tonight! Go! Listen! Inquire about the kinky glowing Japanese hedgehogs! (spooook!)

currently playing: The Flaming Lips – Yeah Yeah Yeah Song

Oh. The Hilarity.

Q But you've got like a -- you've got a situation room here. You've got people who monitor stuff. It's impossible to find out -- I mean, the vice president knew immediately, "Oh, no! I've shot somebody accidentally," and it takes 24 hours --

Also, if Labour keep up their insane plans to saddle this country with a pointless identity card system, I’m voting Tory at the next election (only, and only if they make it an electoral promise to dismantle it if the Lords can’t stop them). I’ll feel like scum, but it has to be done.

currently playing: Life Without Buildings – PS Exclusive

Bits & Pieces

Today, I hate Microsoft. But love Linux geeks for creating a boot CD that can reset Windows 2000 Administrator accounts.

For others: Tom, I think the Google addition shouldn’t be too hard. I’ll try and add it at the weekend, where I also phone Phil, finally reply to Richard in the latest instalment in the current email debate of “Mrs Thatcher: Anti-Christ or just plain Evil?, continue writing Ian’s Great Doomed Graphic Novel Idea of 2006 (Reborn Because of Having Money Again).

I don’t expect to actually do it all…

currently playing: Tilly & The Wall – Fell Down The Stairs

Grant Morrison on Batman

Grant Morrison on Batman

Grant Morrison on Batman

These are tears of joy, not sadness. SCI-FI CLOSET! "HNN." MAN-BAT NINJA!

DC: 1 Million. Marvel: Nil.

currently playing: R.E.M. – World Leader Pretend

This Week's New Arrivals

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currently playing: Heavenly – C Is the Heavenly Option

Miquita, Myleene & 50¢ Sitting In A Tree

I imagine Pop is going to die on my birthday. Grrr.

currently playing: Handsomeboy Technique – Adelie Coast Walts

Dear Conservatives And Labour

I barely survived the 2004 US election. I do not want to hear the phrase ‘flip-flop’ ever again. Thank you.

currently playing: Goldfrapp – Number 1

Note To Marketeers

If you are going to call me with a view to selling me things I don’t want, please have the decency to turn off your mobile phone. And if it rings, don’t leave me hanging until you finish. Because I wasn’t really interested before, and after that, I’m making a note never to use your company for anything…

Get Well Soon Chan!

Cat Power cancels her entire upcoming tour for unspecified health reasons. She’s unlikely to see this, considering the vastness of the Internet and having much better things to do instead, but I’m sure you’ll join me in wishing her a speedy recovery. And go buy The Greatest. It’s Radio 2-approved!

currently playing: New Order — All Day Long