isbn: 1592910092 is a hard to find graphic novel, buying Alan Moore titles is hard as many just fizzle out*, so this came from a library. Its worth finding for its message and as an vintage item stands up now.
* dont expect to find episode 3 in print
The zoo and the monkey house has a selection of networking things always on, in the evenings a whole new set of networks comes into range. Like our poe stuff theres another brand advertising as that brand, the unreliable bt open wifi spots that dont work and the CAPITAL letter routers along with a hp photosmart printer with black ink*
These are non zoo things and nocturnal and not hidden wifi points Humans…
* dont ask me about the colour and photo ink as the zoo has one san wifi
isbn: 9780575100756 borrows a lot from this book (my blog) by the author so expect a lot of rehash and name dropping although li zeh does not appear to make an appearance so its a read those other books first advisory.
I lost interest on page 165 with its mix of virtual/earth/spaceship thing at different [i think] periods of time. Its pimpage of the book i linked seems to note a little desperation on the publishers side since only two books have been published and since we know they love things in threes this lame text is it.
0/5 bananas. Meh yawn…..
Harold Camping failed meet jesus two yeas ago
Today marks Harold Camping is overdue an end of the world by two years.
So lets wish Harold and his cult believers a happy anniversary.
Happy Harold Camping day everybody
Bananas is not known for watching television, and when an email from a magazine investor used Corrie and somebody called Gail as an subject example i came to to the conclusion that this magazine and stuff are all chavs.
I have no idea who Gail is, and i think Corrie* is on chav and asbo channel (my blog) but it rather does note something about magazine writers.
Star Trek is notable for screwing up ac neilsen ratings**, then being screwed by the tv industry who cannot see what the point of it is, and some sub par acting in the latter series. If its on i’d watch [original] kirk, picard (both my blog), and brooks in ds9 do there thing.
Having been around the block and moved from tv to cinema this time with Abrams at the helm for a second go i pondered where the originality went.Its another remake and with his other trek film being the dreaded starflreet academy* i have to wonder does he have free will.
Fortunately i did not have to endure it in 3d (totally unnecessary) but it is another minus mark against the great and powerful Abrams who appears spineless.
A universe is a large thing, so surely there’s no lack of orginaltity to be found, well the spineless fool at the helm sets the thing on earth. See space ships are boring. Then he is back to rehashing the 5 year mission.
I will grant one compliment and that is the set design does not does not look too bad, but then again if somebody from 2067 saw st:tng they too might consider it dated. That’s a compliment with a criticism.
The less i mention the lens flare the better, and while the existing tv trek has merit cant anybody risk them doing anything new ? No seems to be the reply.
* read any biography of a trek actor (my blog). ** doctors and engineers apparently dont watch tv and so should be ignored by marketing people as they do math or something *** that cinemas are finally offering both 2d as well but at a cost of horrid scheduling
isbn: 9781846147525 is Nate Silver who is hated by Rupert Murdoch and if you work for him you have to hate Mr Silver as well. In turn a lot of us hate Rupert Murdoch and his employees for being irrational and unable to think.
Mr Silver gets hate from News International* as he predicted that the wrong presidential candidate won twice.after much propaganda for the other candidate.
His book explores the method to the rationality whom Murdoch hates and after delivering predictions that work and make a lot predictors like Nielsen look a bit stupid. A look at the banking crises (my blog)starts of the book and visits weather prediction, the flu, and baseball.
America hates business
His even handedness of playing poker (my blog) shows the pros and cons of the game, if theres only one chapter of the book you could ever read i’d suggest that one.
It is a coherent book although it does make a concession too far (my blog) with Donald Rumsfield on 9/11 and predictions.
* That’s also mr Murdoch
Bananas in the Falklands likes Ikea furniture – the better stuff, rather than the really cheap crap. Gruntal was a light fitting of low power complete with transformer. except that the size of gruntal does not fit the pre made holes in some older ikea wardrobe units.
Gruntals diameter is too big, and the old name of gruntal’s transformer breaks after two minutes of use if wired to more than unit. The fittings also have changed from a rectangle connector to round so its incompatible.
Troubleshooting gruntal (now a kitchen shelf and not a light in ikea land) finds that the mains point is good but gruntal as an electrical fittting and transformer are crap even with new bulbs [easily obtainable]. It perhaps explains why lightning and electrics is not a ikea strong point.
Clearly furniture and electrics dont mix with Ikea.
Charles Baudelaire.is a writer who i have to admit i had never heard of as I am not a snob and it appears the literature snobs also have ignored him so please excuse my ignorance until the anime work Flowers of evil was featured in it using of the same name. Being a book with subject matter that my library does not usually have i found they had a 1955 copy hence no isbn but Gutenberg has it and its free of copyright.
The anime has a painfully slow start but has a look [rotoscope] that i like and does not appear to be of the same usual construction* anime viewers get used to. It has a dust creature thing like the user friendly comic. Its rather good
The book saw a printing in 1857, my read version dates from 1955 and many translations and i see why this frenchman might be read in Japan as it is direct in its meanings rather than indirect. I actually liked his poetry although a feel that in translation somebody sythye from 1984 has tried to give it a more biblical meaning that the author would not approve of but required by publishers and the then moral code with older translations. Extract
the barrenness of pleasures harsh and stale makes made your thirst and parches up your skin; like an old flag volleying in the gale, your whole flesh shudders in blasts of sin
For the book 2/5 bananas, and anime 5/5 bananas. An interesting clash that works well.
* a lot of them look the same and have the themes of each other. Some too are innovative and get a nod my me
Facebook (my blog) is a mess, after not using facebook in over a year, and instagram owning stuff* i decided to close my account. Closing** my account is not an easy thing to do. So i googled it, found a site with the pasteable url and bingo.
Not logging into facebook for 14 days wont be a problem and you should be a person who really wants to know what the monkey house does with toilet paper then tough.
 Oh Its been months since i first wrote this and re-scheduled this and i can assure you i have not missed it. So come to the zoo instead and give us apes a hug if your need to..
* not used my me ** assuming that they do delete stuff