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Character Bio: Edward “The Inexorable Tank” Jeller

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“I can do this all day, but you’re going to run out of bullets eventually.” -The Tank

I thought I’d share a character I made for Storium, in a superhero-themed game run by hideous. Read more…

News THIS! – Britain Party Manifesto Ushers In New Political Era

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The Britain Party’s new manifesto has surprised pundits and received acclaim by eschewing the usual promises of change and facts inconvenient to the Government. Instead, it consists entirely of rhetorical questions and pictures of flags. Other Parties have reacted with astonishment. “We can do that?” exclaimed a Gentry Party representative. Read more…

News THIS! – Google acquires Moon, Mars

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A few years ago I tried my hand as a writer of news satire. I’d comb the Interwebs and select an article to parody. Watch as I crank the gyros on the Archiv-O-Matic to bring the articles back… FROM THE PAST.

Historical Note: This was in response to Google’s announcement that it had licensed real-time images of the Moon and Mars.

20 December 2006


GOOGLE Fortress, Tranquility Base –
 Search giant Google has announced a “Space Act Agreement” with the Nasa Ames Research Center, which grants Google the rights to real-time images and other data on the Moon and Mars. Google’s lawyers have creatively interpreted that to include the sight of these celestial bodies in the night sky.

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Quick Time Blogging Event!

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Historical Note: This comment originally appeared as three, in response to Pengun, on Rock Paper Shotgun.

“Your husband… Is dead,” said Brent Hardjaw.

And this, gentle player, is where the story of Brent Hardjaw – ACTION HERO – splits in three. Two icons appear on the screen, one for Renegade action, one for Paragon action. Choose your path wisely, dear player!

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News THIS! – Exam Passes Up Again; “Kids Still Dumb” Says Government

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A few years ago I tried my hand as a writer of news satire. I’d comb the Interwebs and select an article to parody. Watch as I crank the gyros on the Archiv-O-Matic to bring the articles back… FROM THE PAST.

Historical Note: This was in response to the inevitable media outcry that accompanied every single year’s exam results being published.

LONDON, England –UK Government sources decry once more the shameful failings of Britain’s education system. Despite continual pressure to increase performance in a measurable way, teachers and pupils are failing themselves and each other by allowing the GCSE pass rate to increase year-on-year. Read more…

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