Coalition of the…gullible?

I’ll refrain from using phrases like ‘we all know’, ‘it’s common knowledge’, and so on, but it seems obvious to me that the world is a lot more complex than those in control would like us to believe, a lot more dangerous, and sadly, a lot more profitable. Whether the past decade of war was…

This might as well be true…

Despite claims to the contrary made by Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott, nobody actually knows for certain at this point what brought down flight MH17. Or if they do, they’re not telling. Photographs provided to the media claim to prove that both participants in the conflict (the reportedly Russian-backed rebels, and the yet-to-be-reported US-installed UKrainian…

PR – no brainer? The dumb just got dumber…

You’d think people¬†working in PR would have learnt their lesson – that they couldn’t get any dumber. After numerous botched (and arguably creatively-devoid) campaigns to make the paper in recent times, including dead butterflies, dead birds, and a bomb-scare caused by a PR company which delivered a ‘ticking bomb’ to its target audience, maybe a…

Why The Block counts, and why you should care.

As I write this post, there are thousands of people around the state sending wishes of support to the small crowd of protesters gathered at The Block, in Redfern. They’re standing up against what they say is the theft of their land, and I tend to agree; theft is theft, whether it’s legal or not.…

Mac? You shit on my face and tell me it’s kisses.

The guy at the Mac store said that my Macbook Pro, purchased in 2007, has done pretty well to last this long. I said – “Well, the hardware’s fine. It’s the built-in software obsolescence that’s forcing me to upgrade, against my will, to your latest operating system; an operating system which offers no further functionality…