The Only Thing More Annoying Than Blockvoting

Is the UK whining about it year after year. Unless the Eastern bloc have somehow managed to hypnotise their phone-owning population into voting for their neighbours…

(I think we also got a preview via France of how Mr. Jarvis Cocker would perform in such a situation. But yay for trying, Sébastien!)

currently playing: Cotton Mather – Church of Wilson

Hillary Clinton: Off The Edge.

In an interview with the editorial board of the Sioux Falls Argus Leader in South Dakota, she dismissed calls to drop out, adding, "My husband did not wrap up the nomination in 1992 until he won the California primary somewhere in the middle of June, right? We all remember Bobby Kennedy was assassinated in June in California. I don't understand it."


currently playing: Arab Strap – There Is No Ending

Happy Birthday Richard!

One more year like the rest of us :)

Even The BBC Is Getting Sick of It Now

This week brought news that archaeologists in the battleground state of Oregon had discovered the remains of cave-dwellers thought to be 14,300 years old - which would mean they died just in time to miss the start of the battle for the 2008 Democratic nomination.

It’s Kentucky and Oregon! YEAAAAHHHH!!!

(Seriously, it’s been over for a month now. Hopefully, the Edwards and Byrd endorsements, plus the rolling addition of superdelegates to Obama’s total, means that we might get an ending this week. I know, I’m asking for too much. As usual.)

currently playing: Cat Power – Aretha, Sing One For Me

Iron Man

I think Walky says it all:

currently playing: It’s Jo and Danny – Repentant Song

But...but wait! Our Creme Eggs are getting smaller!

American portion sizes over the last few decades.

And Cadburys are so lying about how Curly-Wurlys haven’t got smaller…

currently playing: Lykke Li – I’m Good, I’m Gone

With Places Like This

I continued to be amused at how often dating sites match me with girls who, let’s just say, prefer the company of girls. The Computer is trying to tell me something, obviously…

(and you’d think that the matching algorithm for that would be a fairly simple one, wouldn’t you? Especially since I seem to have the right settings on my side!)

currently playing: New Order – Mr disco

A Cheap Shot

Things Younger Than John McCain: A Series

currently playing: Santogold – L.E.S Artistes

Our prediction: Here.

Bonnie says Donna is going to die.


A boy holds up a blank sign on the stage. He holds it in front of him for a moment, then brings it aloft with determination.

He holds it there, his face stony and resolved.

And, it cracks. His face falls, bowing and looking straight at the floor. He drops the sign and walks off stage right.