"It's also necessary because of Torchwood's single redeeming feature, which is that it's efficient television for the sexually frustrated sci fi addict. It's basically the investigating team from Angel, in the universe of Doctor Who, operating off of stolen alien technology like some renegade Welsh Stargate team, solving cases lifted from shows like The X-Files if not from Doctor Who itself, with the juvenile hyperssexuality of Lexx (though without the benefit of cruising around in a planet-destroying phallus, I'm sorry to say), all mixed together with the gender-bending intricacies of The L Word (admittedly, not sci fi, but at least there are lots of exposed breasts, which must count for something)."
More of the rant at Jesus Drives an SUV: Why Russell T. Davies Sucks
Ah ha, so that's why I just spent 10 minutes looking at the Dunecat picture above while nigh on asphyxiating...
Mad Science: Evolution Explains Why Lolcats Control Your Mind
" The next time the Supreme Being chooses to take a compile, the whole of the universe will disappear into a syntax error."Very geeky and very funny. Well, the non-coding bits I could understand were anyway....
Her Light Materials, Volume I | Reg Developer
Finnish artist Ilkka Halso believes that, once we're done thoroughly trashing the planet we'll only stumble across nature in amusement parks. And once that's where we've corralled it, hell we might as well stick a rollercoaster through the middle.
Dystopian and sad idea, glorious image...
Coming Soon: Nature As Amusement Park
From El Reg:
A Polish teenager allegedly turned the tram system in the city of Lodz into his own personal train set, triggering chaos and derailing four vehicles in the process. Twelve people were injured in one of the incidents.
The 14-year-old modified a TV remote control so that it could be used to change track points, The Telegraph reports.
"He studied the trams and the tracks for a long time and then built a device that looked like a TV remote control and used it to manoeuvre the trams and the tracks," said Miroslaw Micor, a spokesman for Lodz police.Roll on IBC...
Polish teen derails tram after hacking train network | The Register
Well, it's one way of guerilla marketing your show in the teeth of the ongoing writer's strike: a recreation of the Last Supper which hints at some of the tensions and plotlines that will play out in the final season of BSG.
And is that two Sixes? By golly, I think it is...
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