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Public Address 19/12/6 - Losing The Billboard Plot

PUBLIC ADDRESS 19/12/06 - Losing the Billboard Plot

A little patch of turf | Dec 19, 2006 11:02
Russell Brown's Hard News

Okay, so here's the guy's MySpace page. The guy, that is, who has been arrested on suspicion of murdering five prostitutes in Suffolk. It's the story of the MySpace era that grabbing a little patch of turf in cyberspace is now so trivially easy that even...,


Losing the billboard plot | Dec 19, 2006 10:35
David Slack on his own account

Let's climb up here on the grassy knoll and take a look around. David Farrar has a "more conspiracy madness" roll call of recent left wing conspiracy theories here. I can't disagree with him about the implausibility of any 9/11 Reichstag fire theory, and it seems to me...,


Digging for Jesus
Real Times: The Documentary Channel blog with The Doctor.
9:24AM on 19 Dec 06

Britain's vogue for public debate as the smart evening out shows no sign of slackening. A couple of years ago, it would have been hard to imagine a debate about the role and merit of religion not only selling out months in advance, but "due to unprecedented demand for tickets", moving to a larger venue and selling that out too …,140,


Ockers not so keen on Outrageous Fortune?
Posted in Monitor on 18 Dec 06 by Simonovtich

Series one has just started on Channel 9. Here's what the SMH had to say about ep 2 - screening tonight: "… Sam Neill remains a superior cultural emissary for the Land of the Long White Cloud.",138,


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