Confusions and Connections
Software Simian or Code Monkey?
Written May 27, 2014
Last week in the office we were talking about job descriptions and why adding “executive” to a job title is as meaningless as adding salt to concrete Sisyphus’ quest [I had to change the analogy as it caused quite a lot of debate over on facebook – ed]. It just ...more

Has Optimus prime been channelling Calculon from 968 years in the future? That is the question that everyone needs answering. From the new set of images that saw Optimus and Bumblebee ready for action, the third saw Optimus in a very recognisable pose from fans of Futurama. The below image shows exactly ...more

Pitchforks and how to avoid them
Written May 6, 2014
Pitchforks and torches are two of the things that your average evil genius have to be always careful of. It may just happen out of the blue. That’s unlikely as there should be a pre-cursor. That pre-cursor could be something as simple as stealing young maidens because you need them for ...more

Being an evil genius takes a lot of work. It’s not just as simple as getting your well thumbed ACME catalogue out and turning to a random page and placing the order. First you have to research your idea. This maybe something like capturing and eating a Road Runner, Tweety Bird or ...more

I have covered laws in cartoons before. That one was specific to one cartoon series. Wile E. Coyote and his attempt to catch the Road Runner. Some of the laws below have already been covered in that piece but for consistency, they will be re-examined. This set is from a piece ...more

Aliens inventing the iPod?
Written March 4, 2014
Aliens and Shatner! What more do you need for a children’s film? That mostly involves having fart gags and other bodily functions. Shatner has already made an appearance in this blog quite a while ago fighting over a computer game. This time he lends his voice to the baddie of the ...more

Wile E. Coyote a hero, of sorts
Written December 30, 2013
Wile E. Coyote. Hero or villain? This is your chance to read a totally bias view of the artist, tester and, quite terrible, hunter. The below graphic shows the basic time line of Wile E.’s life and accomplishments over the years whilst he was in his prime. I will also have to ...more

Go ask Alice
Written November 26, 2013
They say that Alice In Wonderland is just a book about drugs. All the way through it. On this anniversary of the release of the book I went hunting for something that describes what drugs who was on at what time. You could say that a lot of the thinking about the ...more

The Fifth Beatle – A review
Written November 18, 2013
Sitting down to write a review of The Fifth Beatle: The Brian Epstein Story is a new experience.  It’s something I don’t do. I get other people who can do that much better than I can do do that.  That’s why I also maintain, but not write for, Road Rash ...more

Which space camp are you in?
Written November 10, 2013
A couple of days ago Randall Munroe over at XKCD posted the above cartoon. Study 1 – Number of spaces This got me thinking about who is in which camp. So off to facebook I went with the question and the result of the study was quite interesting… number of spaces 1 2 response 1 4 This simple study ...more

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