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May 31, 2005

So apparently books are bad

Let me tell you, I loves burning me some books. In fact, I have an English degree from university, and the whole time during class when we talked about a book we were studying, I would sit in the back and quietly whisper "Let's burn it! Burn it. burn it."

That said, here is a list of "Ten Most Harmful Books of the 19th and 20th Centuries." An excerpt:

"Das Kapital forces the round peg of capitalism into the square hole of Marx's materialistic theory of history, portraying capitalism as an ugly phase in the development of human society in which capitalists inevitably and amorally exploit labor by paying the cheapest possible wages to earn the greatest possible profits."

I agree 100% with this book ban. Bosses paying their workers an exploitive wage for poor jobs in order to keep more money for themselves? That'll be the day.

"...he could not have predicted 21st Century America: a free, affluent society based on capitalism and representative government that people the world over envy and seek to emulate."

How true! Now lets go find us some poor people (although, honestly, I wouldn't know where to find any!) and tell them that.

But first, I have to go and deficate in my brand new diamond-studed plutonium toilet and wipe my ass with gold leaf toilet paper.

Posted by gavin at 11:35 PM | Comments (0)

May 22, 2005

I have a blog

This is my first go at blogging in some time. I used to blog every day, but then I joined the Dramatic Arts department at university and suddenly the time I usually spent on the web moaning about my life was then replaced with time spent on a stage moaning about my life. Turns out, chicks dig the stage moaning more than the web stuff, so that's what I stuck with. (I have simple reasoning.)

But now I'm back, mostly because I currently have a job which involves hours at a time of sitting around in a cubicle thinking "I wish I could complain about something in a public forum right now." Enter the Weblog.

In celebration of my triumphant return to the blogosphere (like Napoleon returning to France I expect), I've redesigned the site into a much more original and creative layout that successfully steals and combines the layout of many other original and creative sites. You can see the old layout here.

I'm not really sure what to call this new blog. It's currently titled "Poorly Written Sentences", but that's more of an observation of my writing style than a name.

In the meantime, here's something I think you'll find most illuminating.

Posted by gavin at 11:05 AM | Comments (0)

Random Quote

I have a quotes file on my computer where I write down all the odd and interesting quotes I hear in a day. I overheard this at a fancy dress party last Halloween:

-"hey, hey, guess who I'm dressed as!"
-"A looser?"
-"No, try again!"
-"A looser?"
-"A pirate!"

Posted by gavin at 10:58 AM

May 21, 2005

Oh, Japan you've got some Coo Coo Crazy toilets

Oh good, because I was begining to think getting attacked by giant dancing chickens and frogs whilst taking a dump only ever happend to me...


Posted by gavin at 07:09 PM

May 20, 2005

Paul Martin... Angry...


This is Prime Minister Paul Martin. He runs the country I live in. Here we see him about to attack a village.

Posted by gavin at 05:14 PM

May 17, 2005

I've become the mature adult I always dreamed of

Today will go down in my personal history as "The Day of Poorly Thought Out Indulgence."

I didn't have any work at my job so I came home. Not sure what to do to fill up the remainder of my day, I ate 4 boxes of chocolate chip cookies just because I was bored, and then successfully managed to fall asleep sitting upright at my computer. I woke up several hours later covered in what I can only hope were chocolate chips.

Clearly, I live the life of a king.

Posted by gavin at 10:25 PM