Neil Gaiman to write Batman

That’s right. It’s like cookies and cream. Chocolate and banana. Laurel and Hardy. Although, that suggests a comedy, but no analogy bears close examination. In other words, it’s a perfect pairing. One of my all time favourite authors is taking the...

A ‘Verse Full of Scum – Episode 25

I’m sorry. My internet connection has been very unstable lately. I have no idea why. Yesterday I couldn’t get online at all. However, episode 25 of VFoS is now posted. Next week I’ll be moving house, so episode 26 may not be bang on time either, but...

The Dark Knight

There are spoilers later in this post but I’ll warn you before they appear, so read on in safety for now. I actually went to see this movie on Sunday. Today I went to see it again. It’s not often that I’ll do that. In fact, this is the first time in...

Dr Horrible’s Sing-Along Blog

I know, it sounds truly ridiculous. And it is. But in a good way. I’m a big fan of Joss Whedon. Buffy The Vampire Slayer and Angel were top-notch television and Firefly was a notch above them, and a series that should never have been cancelled. It got us...

World Youth Day – even the name is abuse

Word abuse that is. I was going to try to avoid posting anything about this mass gathering of Catholics (pun very much intended) but I can’t help it. Hundreds of thousands of “pilgrims” from all over the world coming to Sydney to block our roads and cost our small...