Archive for September, 2009

Projects ahoy

Posted in projects with tags , , on 10/09/2009 by sangomasmith

I finished up a mini-project recently and so, like the proud parent I am, I will force you to look at photos of my creation. Behold, the chain-mail glove!




Posted in movies with tags , on 05/09/2009 by sangomasmith

Yeah, I saw the GI Joe movie last night. It has now set a new standard for bad movies everywhere. In fact, I suspect that its actually too bad to even critique. I mean, where do you even start?

Thank you Hayibo

Posted in media, News-related, rant with tags , , , on 04/09/2009 by sangomasmith

They nailed it.

On that note

Posted in economics, musings with tags , , on 03/09/2009 by sangomasmith

While I’m going off about holistic ‘medicine’, allow me to share with you (dear reader) my last-ditch plan for making money if everything goes South.

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Yet more kookery, plus a little argumentation.

Posted in pedantry, Science with tags , , on 03/09/2009 by sangomasmith

One of the courses that I’m taking at the moment has gone slightly downhill of late. First it was the trip to the homeopathy factory, now its 2-hour rambles from a ‘doctor of chinese medicine’.

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The Devil

Posted in media, News-related with tags , , on 03/09/2009 by sangomasmith

Here in Gauteng, the news has recently been dominated by a few things: The asshole who fled to Canada, the judge who’s been fighting a drunk driving charge for two straight years, the soldiers who rioted while on strike and the sentencing of a 19-year-old kid for the murder of another kid.

Why am I interested in the latter? Because Morne’ Harmse managed to get the Pretoria news to come up with this fabulous headline:

‘Devil ‘didn’t make him do it’

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Afro-pessimism acheives apogee

Posted in News-related, rant with tags , , on 02/09/2009 by sangomasmith

This whole story just ruins my faith in mankind.

I was going to write a long post about it, but I’m just too pissed off. I will say this though: the worst part of all of this is that there are plenty of (white) people, both in and out of South Africa, who will simply accept this at face value and go on about their day.