In Which I Fix My Girlfriend’s Grandparents’ WiFi... →
“But then one gray morning did Internet Explorer 6 no longer load The Google. Refresh was clicked, again and again, but still did Internet Explorer 6 not load The Google. Perhaps The Google was broken, the people thought, but then The Yahoo too did not load. Nor did Hotmail. Nor USAToday.com. The land was thrown into panic. Internet Explorer 6 was minimized then maximized. The Compaq...
A note to Alternative Music Scribes having trouble... →
Great letter from Popjustice that is, of course, partially about Lana Del Rey, but mostly about alternative music writers.
Let's Play: Ancient Greek Punishment →
8-Bit games based on Greek myths. How many times will you try to get Sisyphus’s rock to the top of the hill?
Review: The Book of Kings by James Thackara →
Twelve years old, but still one of the most cutting reviews I’ve ever read: “What sets Thackara apart is quite a simple fact. He can’t write. After a while, the incredulous reader starts to play a game: to open the book at random and try and find a tolerable sentence. Save your effort - you will never win. Thackara is always ahead of you, with his uncanny knack for the...
Diane Abbot's so racist - it's just like David... →
On the currently rather quiet Five Chinese Crackers, the way in which Toby Young will defend David Starkey’s, but not Diane Abbot.
Dear Steven Moffat: Sherlock – A Scandal in... →
Ed Whitfield’s take on the ‘modernising’ of A Scandal in Bohemia and the changes to Irene Adler’s character in the Steven Moffat / Mark Gatiss rehash. I think it’s a fair point.