Rupert Murdoch

14 03 2006


I like this guy. Not because he ultimately pays 50% of my wages, not at all.
Its the way he built up his empire circumventing rules set by authorities to stop that very thing happening. Here in the UK he didn’t get a licence for satellite broadcasting, so he launched his own satellite into space, pointed it at the UK and blew away the competition, eventually buying the company (BSB) who *were* given the licence.

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Isaac Hayes quits South Park

14 03 2006


He has cited religious reasons, saying that they recently crossed a line from satire into bigotry. He didn’t mind when Mormon’s made fun of 3 years ago, or when Cartman dressed as Hitler and marched on a synagogue 2 years ago, or the Virgin Mary statue having a period this year. But once they mention Scientology he thinks they have crossed a line?

As Trey Parker says, he wants his religious beliefs treated differently to everyone elses, now that *is* bigotry. He hasn’t been in the program for more than a second for about 18 months now, no big loss.





Deal or no Deal spoiler!!

7 03 2006


Do you watch this? No? good, do something better with your time. At my work, the whole building comes to a standstill and today was no different. So the guy had £250,000 in his box today, but dealt for 75k. But GET THIS!!!

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Its Rachel Weisz’zzsss fault.

7 03 2006


I was looking forward to this as well. Darren Aronofsky (Requiem for a dream, Pi)
was all set to direct an episode of Lost but he has backed out citing baby commitments. His Oscar-winning Fiancee is due any day and he doesn’t want to leave her and go to Hawaii. Doesn’t he know they have midwives for these things! wuss.