Posts Tagged ‘Meta’

IchLugeBullets: six months that changed a year (part two)

January 3, 2009 5 comments

The second part of our meta-heavy rundown of ILB’s top 20 most viewed posts of the past 12 months. Read more…


You ain’t a crook son, you’re just a shook one

July 24, 2008 1 comment

The Vanilla Midget of the crit game, Giles Coren, on the warpath over at The Times. Ignoring the devolution into txtspk capitalisation, the pointless use of the phrase “dual valency”, and homeboy’s refusal to actually submit his e-mails through a spellchecker before he sends them, I’m just stunned that anybody would get so butthurt over the fact that their sub-Two Ronnies song routine wordplay got dicked about with. Dicked about, as fluent Yiddish speakers will know, can have two meanings.

BONUS FACT: I’ve met two women in my life who find  Giles Coren attractive. One of them has since been sectioned under the Menthal Health Act.

Civil Disobedience

Apropos of absolutely nothing at all, here‘s an article written by Ed Caesar in the Independent about 18 months ago, detailing the “fairy tale” love affair of Amy Winehouse and Blake Fielder Civil, and discussing how their marriage is a perfect marker for what a relationship should be in the modern era. Read more…