“We are Forerunners. Guardians of all that exists. The roots of the Galaxy have grown deep under our careful tending. Where there is life, the wisdom of our countless generations has saturated the soil. Our strength is a luminous sun, towards which all intelligence blossoms… And the impervious shelter, beneath which it has prospered.”

A hole with lots of narratives

A hole with lots of narratives

This year is going to be remembered for a LOT of horrible, terrible, awful, no good, very bad things. The Coof and subsequent lockdowns were the shit-sundae, and there were lots of cherries piled on top of that throughout the year. But, in the fields of Christian...
Runtime error

Runtime error

Our good friend Dawn Pine sent over, via Cappy, an unintentionally hilarious article dating back to 2013 about a woman who tried to create a feminist programming language. See if you can read through this alphabet soup and comprehend the first thing that the soulless...
Prove it

Prove it

Our good friend Dawn Pine and I obviously think very much alike, because we both saw this news story about actress Charlotte Kirk’s PoundMeToo claims and immediately jumped to pretty much the same basic conclusion: British actress Charlotte Kirk has filed a...
Careless Airways dropped a flying piano

Careless Airways dropped a flying piano

Reader furor kek tonicus – he of the awesome and ever-changing handle – posted a video in the comments to yesterday’s article about the God-Emperor’s epic attack raccoons, about the Joint Strike Flying Piano. Apparently, one of Uncle...
Make Raccoons Great Again

Make Raccoons Great Again

Once more, His Most Illustrious, Noble, August, Benevolent, and Legendary Celestial Majesty, the God-Emperor of Mankind, Donaldus Triumphus Magnus Astra, the First of His Name, the Lion of Midnight, may the Lord bless him and preserve him, shows us that anything is...
Mr. Softy gets blue-screen balls

Mr. Softy gets blue-screen balls

A reader and podcast listener alerted me this morning to a truly hilarious story about everyone’s favourite corporate whipping boy. Apparently, a huge swathe of Microsoft’s core cloud services went offline, and as far as anyone can figure out, it was...
Rage for order

Rage for order

The latest news out of Europe and Asia concerning the Kung Flu is grim, to say the least. PommieBastardLande is looking at implementing yet another lockdown – the government there has taken to calling it a “circuit-breaker”, and apparently believes...
The day the world ended

The day the world ended

September 11th, 2001. Quite literally the day that the world, as we knew it, ended. Think of where you were on that day. Every single one of you older than the age of about, oh, 8, will remember perfectly. If I ask you what you thought on that day, 19 years ago, you...
What’s a factor of 10 between friends?

What’s a factor of 10 between friends?

There is an old story about NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory, which I might have mentioned somewhere on the blog before – I can’t remember exactly when or where, that does tend to happen when you’ve written something approaching 3,000 posts...
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