Month: October 2011

  • Utter idiocy in the UAE and Saudi Arabia

    The blasphemer of Islam! According to a recent story in the Emirates 24|7 news blog, a ‘social activist‘ in the United Arab Emirates, Mariam Al Ahmadi, was outraged to discover a Chinese made toy at some local shops which, she claims, makes a noise that somehow mocks Islam. Specifically, it somehow gives offense to Mohammed’s […]

  • Melancholia (2011) – film review

    A very earnest gaze! LOL WARNING: THIS REVIEW MAY CONTAIN SPOILERS “Melancholia” proves that a big budget means nothing in terms of the final artistic creation. It was the worst sort of disaster film I’ve ever seen. Even hammy B movie type films are at least enjoyable for their contrived drama, overwrought affectations and downright […]