Stilgherrian (@stilgherrian)

Wentworth Falls NSW AU

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July 23rd, 2009

There’s a former NSW police commissioner pimping a home security installation firm on the radio. Now there’s integrity!

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Oh. Shit. Thursday. Should there be a “Stilgherrian Live” tonight?

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@a_makohon @jasonlangenauer @lukeayresryan @bjkraal @NewsFlake You are all evil. You know it. Julie Bishop knows it.

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Gosh, that seems to have hit a button! Thank you for all your advice. The Twitterverse suggests… go for it. Apparently.

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Is it too early in the day for cocaine?

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Oh FFS! WTF is wrong with my typing today? Yes, “Netspace” not “Netscape” LOL! Also “there” not “their”. Also, go fuck yourselves.

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@neerav Next week will be a good writing week, yes. This week has been… irritating.

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Netscape has just announced new ADSL2+ coverage in Tasmania. http://tr.im/tCCy Thanks to the new Basslink cable I assume?

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@GeordieGuy @exocetau Gentlemen, your minds seem to be running in parallel. Make of that what you will.

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In Search of Lunch. A new 13-part documentary series starring Geoffrey Robertson, Ita Buttrose, Robert Hughes, Graham Richardson and a dog.

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Oh, TODAY the hate mail starts! Gosh, defenders of the book publishing industry are SO SLOW!

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@neerav I don’t think that piece is going to happen today. :/ Alas.

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Ordnance Survey produces first map of “Moral High Ground” http://tr.im/tC5c

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“Why cops should trust the wisdom of the crowds”: the “unruly mob” is a myth! http://tr.im/tBW6

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@matthewlandauer @TonySearl @katska Thank you. :) It’s amazing that James Burke’s words I quoted are from 1985. http://tr.im/tBGc

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@Nickhodge That’s OK. Leave the thinking to us. Just give us your credit card numbers and all will be well.

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New blog post: “The really real revolutionary revolution of the Internet” http://tr.im/tBGc Hat-tips to @mpesce and @cshirky, and others.

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@Zombie_Plan I think I need more than a Band-Aid. I think I need gin!

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@SnarkyPlatypus Je suis en méditant sur la différence entre un éléphant et un ananas. Et vous?

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Emerges. For no readily apparent reason. Bother.

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And now it’s time to turn into a small vegetable of doubtful nutritional value. [exit]

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I may not be able to spell, but I can persuade him.

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@NewtonMark I think we can get “pineapple” into @mpesce’s scrip, yes. I can… persuade him.

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@grum I know! Genius! If I ever meet that Pineapple Guy, I’ll buy him a drink and take him to a motel for the weekend!

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@bengrubb @crispynoodles @TimLonghurst Thank you. It was kinda fun tonight, and yeah… dammit, yeah, enjoyed the dynamic. Thanks.

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Still laughing about “pineapple”. I guess you had to be there. But it IS funny.

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For those of you who missed “Stilgherrian Live” episode 50 (kinda), it’s at http://tr.im/tFNO

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Plinkies on! Not paying attention to Twitter, therefore.

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@MacYourselfhome Don’t worry, Wilson Tuckey will certainly get a mention. ;)

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30 minutes until “Stilgherrian Live” at http://tr.im/tET7… plinkies start in 20 minutes or so.

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@SnarkyPlatypus Look, whatever you do, don’t search for “special goat video” unless you know what you’re doing. OK?

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One hour until “Stilgherrian Live” at http://stilgherrian.com/… or wherever. You. Have. Been warned.

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@SnarkyPlatypus Would you like me to find some special goat videos for tonight’s program (again)?

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@SnarkyPlatypus It can be like premature ejaculation, yes. I can provide photos if you wish?

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@mpesce “Start drinking that gin”? Mr Pesce, for a futurist, you are always so far behind the pace!

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1 hour left to nominate a “Cnut of the Week” (there’s a prize!) http://tr.im/tD7J and 2 hours until “Stilgherrian Live” http://tr.im/tDVM

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Just over 2 hours to nominate a “Cnut of the Week” (for a prize) http://tr.im/tD7J and 3 hours until “Stilgherrian Live” http://tr.im/tDVM

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@ApostrophePong Your current avatar and Twitter background image are both still very worrying. Just sayin’.

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@duncanriley Oh you poor bastard! I know cheese = cholesterol = evil death, but IT’S SO YUMMY! Cheese will be my downfall.

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WHY THE FUCK DO YOU PEOPLE NOT KNOW HOW TO SPELL “CHEESEGRATER”?

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@andrewdotnich Just saw “2001: A Space Odyssey” for the first time? Gosh. Do check my Arthur C Clarke obituary. http://tr.im/tDM8

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They also am force me to use make odd weird mistake grammar on Twitter through elephants cheesgrater banana.

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Indeed, some nominations for “Cnut of the Week” are force me to put gratuitous nudity into “Stilgherrian Live”. http://tr.im/tD7J

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Nominations are still open for this week’s “Cnut of the Week”. http://tr.im/tD7J There is a prize. Also, a prize.

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RT @BernardKeane: Grounds: in a genuine democracy even the senile and barking mad should be represented. [Fair point.]

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I suspect some of these people are not really in Tehran.

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@BernardKeane You’re going to defend Wilson Tuckey? How? On what grounds?

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@totalomnivore Awesome suggestion for “Cnut of the Week”, but website nominations are the only ones which count. http://tr.im/tD7J

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@Ryan_Mitchell I’ll be writing about my netbook experience next week. Short answer: netbooks are awesome, but not for me.

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@ForsakenDAemon Your point is excellent. Please, make it at the website so I can legitimately put you in the draw. http://tr.im/tD7J

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@plasmaegg I know! We’re thinking of sending “Cnut of the Week” winners a commemorative certificate at least.

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@Nickhodge Unicorns? Jelly wrestling? You’ll just have to wait and see!

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@ragnarok1971 I shall try to remember to press the “record” button. My track record is good.

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What? ZERO nominations for “Cnut of the Week” so far? But there’s a t-shirt to be won! http://tr.im/tD7J

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“Copyright is an artifact designed exclusively to encourage the continuation of a society based on debt.” http://tr.im/tDjX

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@grum Oh, well I’ll have to reveal my other Paul McDermott stories on “Stilgherrian Live” tonight! ;)

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@grum @Froosh I went drinking with Paul McDermott several nights before DAAS was famous.

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@kcarruthers WTF? “Register” for @stub? Since when does an “underground” event involving “going to the pub” need “registration”?

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“Stilgherrian Live” finally returns tonight! Nominations for “Cnut of the Week” are now open at http://tr.im/tD7J and close 8.30pm AEST.

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@allisonr Yes, seriously please plug that Metro Screen course in streaming video. It’s a fantastic opportunity! http://tr.im/tD05

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Yes, @ApostrophePong is doing the masterclass I just plugged, to help refresh “Stilgherrian Live”. We need those places filled!

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Want a FULL WEEK masterclass in multi-camera streaming video for $175? http://tr.im/tD05 Seriously, places left NOW! Next week, Sydney.

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“East Africa submarine cable goes live” Moar bandwidths for Africa! http://tr.im/tLLX

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@crikey_news Oi! It’s the Wearable Towel, a summer Snuggie! http://tr.im/tLKW Hat-tip @wickedboy via @wendy_hogan.

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@sophblack Surely the Daily Telegraph and MasterChef is the Wankley this week? I mean… how soon can one forget? ;)

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Fri plan: AM writing; 1100 record for “A Series of Tubes”; PM webby stuff ; wrap week’s loose ends at desk; TGIF (quietly, probably).

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Online advertising rates are recovering, up 35% since the Dec 2008 low. http://tr.im/tLgV Hat-tip @seancarmody.

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RT @BernardKeane: Ridley Scott is producing a movie of Scrabble.

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New blog post: “Episode 50 is now online” http://tr.im/tKXq It’s not the same without the live chat audience though.

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@ragnarok1971 Yes, a week full-time course is tricky. I’m tempted to do it myself, but like, where’d be my billable hours for the week?

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RT me: Want a FULL WEEK masterclass in multi-camera streaming video for $175? http://tr.im/tD05 Places left, APPLY NOW! Next week, Sydney.

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@SnarkyPlatypus Ce n’est pas un bon jour pour être au travail le plus tôt possible. Sauf si vous prévoyez de finir le plus tôt possible.

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@paininthenet An “ananas” is a pineapple. Apparently. I do not need to know about your “oui” though. Truly.

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