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Charlie and the Dirty Thumb

Two rather disturbing events took place last week. 12 people were gunned down by the extremist nitwit Kouachi brothers at the offices of the satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo in Paris. In another twist of unrelated coincidence, it was the 7th of January — the same day as the shootings — when I saw that my old Google Group had been declared non grata. Continue reading

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BBS ads and ANSi screens

Permit me to show off a small and personal selection of old BBS Adverts and ANSi Screens for your retro viewing pleasure. Continue reading

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(A)bort, (R)etry, (F)ail?

So far we’re up to ten drives across eight PCs unable to read the discs, and I’m getting a little peeved. Both look perfectly OK… no scratches, degradation, fading, rot or anything visible to the human eye — and these are two discs stored in two different rooms, far away from sunlight or other radiation. Feared lost is a time capsule. Continue reading

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Virals and their hosts

While we’re on the topic of cartoons, here’s a batch of favourites from the most creative period. The first thing that strikes me about the selection is that I’ve got some quality time with my old cartoons and a more modern scanner coming up in the indeterminate future. The next thing to notice is that my levels of nihilism, narcissm and misanthropism were also at their concurrent peaks. Continue reading

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Of cassettes and cartoons

It was a particularly quiet CNA, one that I had never visited before or since my Marshalltown tour of duty during which months I must’ve gone through just about every book on every conceivable subject that one could consume in the hours of waiting for the bus. And then I discovered the mother lode: Gary Larson. Continue reading

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Cyberia 8: As Seen On MTV!

.MP3 files and bootleg mixes were becoming an increasingly prominent feature of the Cyberia staple. This edition, too blatantly followed the typical style of a crappy, cheesy, tacky, funny, cartoonish, and childish compilation of the musical flavours of the “current … Continue reading

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For those of you into poking fun at the lesser-fortunate and for those with a warped sense of humour, please note the availability of File Areas 776 to 780… a host, and certainly wide selection, of assorted Cartoon-, Humour-, Satire-, … Continue reading

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