Donald Trompe-l'oeil
Sat, 23 April 2011

Donald Trump

Donald Trompe-l'oeil for all your faux finishes and artificial surfaces.

 

Dude, where's my carbon tax?
Wed, 2 March 2011

Two bumbling idiots journey to find a carbon tax. Along the way, they encounter a variety of people including angry constituents whose neighborhood they trashed, radical union members, racist party members, a cult of climate-warming alarmists, and a political party intent on raising taxes to save the world from global warming.

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Gillard and Keneally
Tue, 17 Aug 2010

 

Australian Sex Party launches 'Jerk Choices'
Tue, 17 Aug 2010

 

Frightplan
Mon, 2 Aug 2010

A claustrophobic, political thriller. A desperate woman and her policies are flying home to an election victory. At 30,000 feet her policies vanish and no one will admit to having seen them. What will she do to get everyone to believe she had them?

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Deception
Wed, 21 Jul 2010

In a world where political spin exists to bombard the human mind through television, a mediocre politician is given a chance after the execution of a heartless bureaucrat. Her job is to make sure you forget. Deception.

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Yawn of the Dead
Tue, 20 Jul 2010

A politician tries to turn his moribund standing in the polls around by winning back supporters and dealing with a policy that has returned from the dead to eat the living.

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Rüddo
Sat, 4 Jul 2009

A nerdy Australian bureaucrat takes his flamboyant roadshow across Australia to promote his outrageous emotions trading scheme.

Attempting to shake up politics he only manages to remain in the spotlight by parodying what other politicians have done before him.

In the end it's a one joke show in a one joke parliament.  More »

 

Land of the lost
Mon, 15 June 2009

Sucked into a political time warp with red necked environmentalists Australia's greatest living treasurer tries to make it back to the real world alive in a desperate dash for freedom. But will his new found courage take him from hero to zero.  More »

 

It's not Hanson, says expert
Wed, 18 March 2009

Pauline hanson. It's not meA forensic anatomist has analysed a pastel drawing claimed to be of a young and semi-naked Pauline Hanson - and delivered this verdict: "It is just not her."

"That is not me in that drawing," said Ms Hanson - who is planning legal action against media outlets.

"I truly believe this is another attempt to keep me away from the floor of parliament," said Ms Hanson, who is standing as an independent in the Queensland state poll on 21 March 2009.

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The wrath of Bligh
Sun, 8 March 2009

Maybe it's the ears, or maybe just the botox, but Anna Bligh looks like she is channeling Kirstie Alley from her Star Trek days.

Anna Bligh Kirstie Alley

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He's just not that into you
Fri, 20 February 2009

A group of politicians, from the shallow end of the gene pool, deal with their nefarious relationships through the political corridors of power in this clumsy comedy of memoirs. You could die laughing unless you're stabbed in the back first.  More »

 

Scary pics
Sat, 24 January 2009

This series of pictures is quiet haunting. Particularly if you reverse the sequence. More »

 

A caffeine hit
Tue, 20 January 2009

If that low fat soy latte is not enough for you anymore this caffeine hit is sure to do the trick without damaging your teeth like some sugar laden energy drinks. More »

 

Throw Obama from the train
Mon, 19 Jan 2009

A bitter ex-vice president and a spoilt momma's boy plot the downfall of someone they both detest in this black comedy.  More »

 

The power of dance
Fri, 16 Jan 2009

What exactly was Will Ferrell doing on Iranian television? More »

 

i,BARACK
Thu, 15 Jan 2009

In the future presidents are programmed specifically to help citizens and not harm them in any way. Or are they?

If presidents break those laws, and if humans have become so completely dependent on presidents, there is nothing to stop them taking over the world.  More »

 

Rees Man
Wed, 14 Jan 2009

An Australian politician behind in all the polls and shunned by the electorate decides to say "yes" to every lobbyist and union official for a year. The results are predictable and the laughs few and far between.  More »

 

The changing face of Australian politics
Tue, 13 Jan 2009

Gillard, a deputy prime minister, holds down a number of jobs as she plots to become Australia's first female prime minister. Not only that, she has to keep an eye on junior as she embarks on a road trip across the country to convince mums and dads she has the balls for the job.  More »

 

Support Muntadhar al-Zaidi. Give Bush the boot
Wed, 17 November 2008

A lot has been written about Muntadhar al-Zaidi, since he gained notoriety by throwing his shoes at George Bush during a recent Baghdad press conference.

Muntadhar al-Zaidi even has his own Wikipedia page. A quick Google search throws up thousands of pages already. And bloggers are rather supportive.

Well, there is an easier way for you to give George Bush the boot.

Don't write a letter, or make a blog post. Wrap up your old boot and post it to George Bush.  More »

 

An Australian movie
Thu, 27 November 2008

Everyone had such high hopes for this local movie by Australian cinema’s enfant terrible. Filmed in exotic, outback locations, depicting an old lost Australia, it took years to make.

Unfortunately it was panned by critics, performed dismally at the box office, and dragged the Australian film industry down.  More »

 

Maverick
Mon, 27 October 2008

The biggest gambler in the West meets his match. A maverick, needing money for a presidential campaign, faces various comic mishaps and challenges, including a rogue hockey mom. More »

 

US Treasury Secretary Hank PaulsonCorporate Coup Claque Clan
Wed, 1 October 2008

Mike Moore believes the so called Wall Street bailout is nothing but a corporate coup. He is not alone.

A number of economists have also expressed their concerns.

There are any number of things ordinary people can do to make sure they are heard.

Jobs with Justice is calling for a National Day of Action. If that is too much effort there are email campaigns or online petitions.

It's not all left-wing nutters either. There is growing right-wing opposition to the Paulson plan.

Recent reports suggest only 28 per cent of Americans support the Federal bailout plan. The rest of them are as mad as hell.

In the end bankruptcy might be the better option. Still, there is some good news. McCain may suspend his campaign again. More »

 

Sarah McPalin ready for the first debateSarah Palin ready for her debate
Tue, 30 September 2008

After a thorough make-over and intensive rehearsals Sarah Palin is finally ready for her first debate.

"And I do look forward to Thursday night, and debating Senator Joe Biden," said Sarah Palin.

"I'm looking forward to meeting him, too."

"I've never met him before, but I've been hearing about his Senate speeches since I was in, like, second grade."

The bar has already been set so low that Palin would not have to do much to end up looking good.

And no matter what Biden says or does, the Republicans will paint him as condescending, patronising and an insensitive bully. More »

 

Palin/Couric interview
Monday, 29 September 2008

Another hard hitting interview that shows just how difficult it is to tell who the real clowns are. More »

 

Palin speaks McCain runs
Friday, 26 September 2008

GOP vice-presidential candidate Sarah Palin interruped her hectic speed dating sessions with foriegn leaders to speak to Katie Couric about the economy and the McCain campaign's ties to lobbyists.

Watch the interview on CBS. I don't believe she could dress a goose, let alone actually shoot one. It's no wonder McCain is suspending his campaign.

Sarah Palin's grip on foriegn affairs is even more interesting. She makes George Bush sound intelligent. The bit about Putin rearing his head and coming into the airspace of the USA was a real eye opener. It's the kind of interview that could just give John McCain a heart attack. More »

 

McCain cancels Letterman
Thursday, 25 September 2008

David Letterman rips into McCain for canceling an appearance on his show. It gets funnier when McCain is revealed to be doing an interview with Katie Couric. More »

 

Liar Liar
Tuesday, 16 September 2008

A politician who can't lie. What an oxymoron! It's best that nothing is examined too closely in this atrocious comedy, that reminds us just how funny it could be if only it wasn't happening to us. More »

 

Sexism in American politics
Monday, 15 September 2008

Forget Sarah Palin, vote for Tina Fey. More »

 

A dawg in lipstick
Thursday, 11 September 2008

No Pit Bull — just Deputy Dawg in lipstick. More »

 

Chronic Blunder
Saturday, 6 September 2008

A group of low-grade performers in a multi-million dollar production try so hard to deliver their scripted lines with conviction, eventually they start to believe they really are the heroes they are portraying. More »

 

Get Smart
Wednesday, 3 September 2008

A bumbling agent tries to use the element of surprise to gain control against the forces of chaos. More »

 

Miss Inconceivability
Monday, 1 September 2008

A former runner-up in a state beauty pageant goes undercover in America's top talent show. More »

 

John McCain sporting the urge
Sunday, 31 August 2008

John McCain apparently doesn't know Sarah Palin very well. He really would like to get to know her a whole lot better though, apparently. More »

 

Citizen McCain
Sunday, 31 August 2008

Citizen McCain is a classic American tragedy about a man of great passion, vision, and greed. It is also a powerful political tale about the use and abuse of wealth and power.

The story charts the rise and fall of a maverick presidential nominee whose wealth and power ultimately isolates him in one of his many homes. More »

 

office interiorGoogle ups the ante with Office View
Thursday, 7 August 2008

Undaunted by the public backlash by privacy activists around the world Google is pushing ahead with its latest development which lets people explore inside buildings, both above and below ground level for the first time with little more than a computer and an internet connection.

It is believed Google’s success with Street View has enabled the company to begin moving into the next phase a lot sooner than anticipated and take advantage of a new business opportunity.

"Our ambition is to be a more than a world map," said a Google spokesperson. "We can now take this one step further and allow users to locate office cubicles, vending machines, bathrooms, stationery cupboards, and fax machines with precision." More »

 

Baghdad 5 years on...
Monday, 4 August 2008

Not the lonely planet guide to Baghdad, but it may as well be. More »

 

To Hell and Barack
Thursday, 22 May 2008

Hillary Clinton has no intention of stopping the fight and will take it all the way to the partyís convention in August.

Clinton is unlikely to concede should enough superdelegates push Obama across the line. She will just declare her intention to run as an independent.

She has moved from the math to the map. ďLook at the states Iíve won. Look at the states Iím leading in. Look at the electoral map. It is clear Iím the stronger candidate,� is her new mantra. More »

 

Hillary ClintonThe gospel according to Hillary
Saturday, 5 April 2008

"I remember landing under sniper fire. There was supposed to be some kind of a greeting ceremony at the airport, but instead we just ran with our heads down to get into the vehicles to get to our base." — on visiting Bosnia in 1996, contradicting other accounts that said there was no threat of gunfire. Clinton later said she "misspoke".

"I have to confess that it's crossed my mind that you could not be a Republican and a Christian."

"God bless the America we are trying to create."

"We have a lot of kids who don't know what works means. They think work is a four-letter word." More »

 

Fool for thought
Tuesday, 25 March 2008

In a move that is sure to have major petroleum companies quivering in their safety boots international groups are organising mass action to confront dirty energy and demand a just, green energy future. More »

 

Kevin Rudd party poster boyParty boy trashes neighbourhood
Wednesday, 16 January 2008

The party is well and truly over for one raucous teenager.

"I didn't do nothing," said Kevin.

"I just put an invite on my Facebook site and sent a few text messages. It was the best party ever."

Residents meanwhile are in a state of shock. More »

 



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