Friday, 15 April 2011

Sofia News Is This Season's Vernon Wells

Japan is considering whether to change its capital city to either Osaka or Nagoya, according to this article from the Sofia News Agency. I'm not going to say that that article is clearly bullshit, but I am going to heavily imply it.

It's a story which I cannot corroborate from any non-Sofia sources, even five pages into multiple Google searches. That's strike one against it. Sofia News also provide no direct citations. Strike two. The only source it briefly mentions is ITAR-TASS. As we all know, ITAR-TASS is the Russian state-media, and an extensive search of their news site couldn't corroborate the story. Strike three. And everything attributed to the 'experts' (who are unsourced) is the purest speculation, the accompanying photo is irrelevant and it's poorly written. So after striking out the ball went in the dirt and Sofia News broke for first, got thrown out there, then tripped over the base and faceplanted, breaking their nose.

Stop swinging at balls you can't hit, Sofia.

Thursday, 31 March 2011

Earthquake Visualisation

Want to see something that'll blow your pants off? Then you can either look at this sped-up visual representation of the Japanese earthquakes since the 11th of March, or you can go to Windmill Street in Soho after 10pm.

Stay on that visualisation until 2pm on the clock and I promise you won't forget it in a hurry. Ditto for Windmill Street but make that midnight.

Scary shit.

Wednesday, 30 March 2011

Daddy's Home

Hey! I'm back! Did you miss me? What? 'No'? Oh. Well I'm back anyway, so you'll have to deal with it! What? You don't have to because you can just go read Our Man In Abiko for your current affairs jokes fix? Oh.

Look, I know this is all a bit weird - it's been 20 months since I last blogged on here. But I didn't plan it that way! You know I still love you, right? Nothing's changed. Oh, except the Prime Minister. Twice. And Ueto Aya (my long-standing Future Wife) is now in a relationship with Morita Go. And there's been two new Pokemon games out. But that's it though. I'm not forgetting anything, right? Not forgetting anything big?

Huh? 'A three-pronged offensive against Japan by the Forces Of Nature'?

...Ok so maybe everything's changed. The point is, I still love anyone who ever took the time to read any of this blog. How about this: I'll slightly redesign the site, try to reconnect with old friends, acquaintances and readers, promise to start writing on here regularly, and we can be happy again. Happy like we used to be. Before all this- this shit got in the way. When the skies were blue and anything was possible. Agreed? Awesome.