Category Archives: Entertainment

Is Lazy Town the new Captain Planet?

Obviously, they are fairly different shows, both Captain Planet and the new to ABC show Lazy Town. I think Captain Planet addressed more macro issues of the environment and socio-economic problems as both a cause and effect (which could be defeated using classical elemental rings). However, promoting eating vegetables, drinking water and exercise are other [...]


Hello. It seems as thought I’m back. You heard right. Thought. Hmmm perhaps I should think of some content next time.

The Orange Box – Review and Troubleshooting

My original post about trouble shooting Half-Life 2 Episode One has quickly grown into the most popular page on this site and become a major resource for trouble shooting Episode One crashes and problems. For those who haven’t seen the original page you can check it out here. Now it’s time for the follow up [...]

Some down right terrible comics

I was just going through some old files and I came across some images the MON team drew one day using paint. They’re generally of a terrible quality and not funny at all. Enjoy!

Half-Life 2 Episode One – Troubleshooting, crashes; everything you need to know

A new post regarding Orange Box and Half-Life 2 Episode Two has been posted. Note: This post is for anyone who has attempted to play Half-Life 2 Episode One and run into various crashes or problems. In my struggles to get the game working on my computer I’ve noticed many forums with threads started by [...]

The Adventures of P.K. Shaw

Earlier this morning, Colonel posted a sample chapter of our as-yet-unwritten Middle of Nowhere Self-Help Book. Completely independently, I had decided to post the first part of a new online serial entitled The Adventures of P.K. Shaw Being a Middle of Nowhere Production, it is severly bizzare and is no-doubt going to induce fear and [...]

Do Test Screenings Ruin Film Integrity

Predictability In Hollywood Films.


I ate a carrot last night. Man it was good. So crunchy, such a good flavour, so consistent. In fact, it was so good I decided to dedicate a poem to it: ODE TO A CARROT O carrot of gold, Not three months old, I eat you up. I didn’t like this poem. So I [...]

Things that annoy me

I’ve been really unimpressed with Australian free to air broadcaster Channel 7′s coverage of the Winter Olympic Games in Torino. No live coverage at all! In this day of mass electronic media it’s impossible not to know the results before they’re aired 12 hours later in the evening on Channel 7 taking away all the [...]

Wallace and Gromit

Wallace and Gromit: The Curse of the Wererabbit is the first film I’ve decided to turn my blogging energies to. I’ve been a fan of W&G since I first saw “The Wrong Trousers” on TV – and it remains my favourite W&G film. When I left the cinema I had a feeling of emptyness. The [...]