Category Archives: news

This week’s Avoid Spikes comic now online!

In this week’s ‘Avoid Spikes’, we celebrate 100 strips! And also rubberneck at the total fucking trainwreck that is the Gawker Media websites redesign.

Facebook deny ‘censoring’ Wikileaks US air attack video.

Facebook users accuse the site of attempting to prevent users posting links to Wikileak’s controversial US Air attack film, Facebook say “nuh-uh!”

Wikileaks: video of ‘unprovoked slaying’ exposes military cover-up.

Wikileaks releases footage showing an unprovoked attack on Iraqi civilians by U.S. helicopters which they claim exposes a military cover up.

UK Government complicit in kidnapping, torture?

UK High Court tells foreign secretary to STFU, and releases information in the case of Binyam Mohamed that does not help MI5 and the CIA deny allegations of torture of a British citizen. Foreign secretary then accused of “nobbling the judges” and getting his lawyers to act illegaly. Fun tiemz!

How to report the news

Charlie Brooker explains how to put together the perfect news item.

BBC tells Microsoft to “get to fuck” (I’m paraphrasing here).

Wonder why you can’t get BBC iPlayer on Xbox Live? Microsoft want you to have to pay for it. And the BBC say “I don’t fucking think so.”

1/2 million US pager messages from 9/11 posted online

Wikileaks publishes over half a million pager messages sent in the US on September 11, 2001.

Alex Jones shoots self in foot; inserts into mouth

Alex Jones, “mouthpiece of the people”, makes a complete and utter twat of himself by pretending a made up piece of fan-fiction by Z-list celeb Charlie Sheen is an honst-to-goodness interview about 9/11 with Barack Obama.

NASA releases first images of Apollo Hardware. On Moon.

Nasa unveils the first, early high-pass, low-resolution images from the Lunar Reconnaisance Orbiter that show the Apollo landing sites.

CBS 60 Minutes: Swine Flu shots scandal – 1976

With governments putting measures in place to enforce mass swine Flu vaccinations, a CBS 60 minutes film from 1976 comes to light that shows that we have been here before. When the same thing happened for no good reason, the government and CDC lied about side-effects, and people got seriously fucked up.

UN and WHO accused of bioterrorism and intent to commit mass murder

Austrian journalist files charges against the WHO and UN, accusing them of acts of bioterrorism and the intent to commit mass murder on a global scale.

MP Anthony Steen: you’re a twat, shut the fuck up.

Conservative MP Anthony Steen proves himself to be an utter, utter clusterfuck and arrogant, out-of-touch twat in less than two minutes.

New Avoid Spikes comic now online!

This week’s ‘Avoid Spikes’ comic looks at the impact of OnLive, the new streamed gaming service unveiled at GDC ’09.

The Joy Of Bush

dogsounds examines George W. Bush’s one and only positive contribution to the entire fucking world.

New Avoid Spikes comic now online!

This week, Mart discovers an upside to the recession.

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