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Mediahint is a way to get around territory limitations on what internet stuff you can see. Like, for example, a show you like that’s on Yahoo Screen but isn’t available to NZ viewers. For example.

Via AndyMac: Tintin – boy reporter or gonzo journalist?

Help the crew of the Enterprise escape a holodeck rendition of the classic adventure game, Maniac Mansion

“Just how did our nation’s 750 million acres of forests become overrun with adult magazines?”

Fascinating – a cartoonist describes, in comic form, how he was asked to lighten the skin tone of an ethnic character.

The other moose has a compelling, funny review of 50 Shades of Grey. “Dudes. Get real drunk and see this movie.”

Timely: as New Zealand is ROCKED by the sight of a woman farting on her first date with The Bachelor NZ (“the Fart the stopped the nation“), new research reveals the truth about fart anxiety variance by gender and sexuality.

The writer of that Atlantic piece on ISIS replies to comments & criticism

Challenging, angry Al Jaz editorial after they saw how much people care about coverage of Syria.

Robert W’s getting closer to launching his association for renters in the Wgtn region – and has revealed the name: Renters United! Check it out, and follow him for updates.

A plot outline for one of the original Hardy Boys novels, as handed over to the writer who’d have to bang it out in a month.

How did depictions of Jesus end up making him so hot?

Alasdair reviews a minor Stallone film from 2013 and excavates ideas of vigilantism in film and the history of crime and its civic response and it’s just a great post, read it.

10-year-old kids do a school play based on Twin Peaks. Wonderful.

Alternative March Madness bracket: the worst things on the internet. Nice!

Extremely watchable and often very funny 25-minute film telling the story of why wrestling is fantastic entertainment, using the example of the most hated man in wrestling, and with all the wrestlers played by women, and with some great cameos to boot. If you’re like me, you’re still thinking “25 minutes is a long time”. Just give it a try. It’s pretty great.

This supercut will make you happy. Dancing makes everyone happy.

And finally, speaking as a hardcore fan of the film in question, I just don’t think there’s much market for this particular kind of merchandise: a life-replica of Bishop from Aliens after he got torn in half.

{ 3 } Comments

  1. Pearce | March 20, 2015 at 11:38 am | Permalink

    Star Wars link for ya

  2. Jamas | March 20, 2015 at 9:16 pm | Permalink

    If you want to read more about writing the Hardy Boys, read The Ghost of the Hardy Boys by Leslie McFarlance

  3. Alligator | March 21, 2015 at 5:10 am | Permalink

    That wrestling short was amazing!

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