The news, eh? What is it? Where do I find it? What do I do once I’ve caught it? Is it contagious? Already 2011 has been awful full of news, and with human-produced news levels at their highest point in recorded history, what can be done to prepare for the eventual catastrophe which everyone is certain is coming from somewhere soon?
Posts Tagged ‘Iraq War’
In this episode we ask you to believe that we planned for a rant about war to come out around Armistice Day and that this episode isn’t just the random wafflings of a pair of Mark Corrigans that was going to happen anyway. Do it!
Darren Watson, Wellington blues icon and all ’round nice fella, swung by for a chat. DW’s never been afraid of speaking his mind on political issues, as anyone who’s seen him alter the lyrics mid-performance of blues numbers to ridicule National supporters can attest.
Darren’s new album “Saint Hilda’s Faithless Boy” is out November 1st on Red Rocks Records. Release parties are in Wellington on the 21st October at Ruby Lounge and in Auckland on the 23rd of October at Juice Bar.
Ecstasy deaths, the perils of the aristocracy in getting themselves KFC, the impending crippling labour relations in the UK, gigolos, and, of course, donk.
The National Party Conference has just been, which means comedy gold is in the air. From the promises themselves, the dodgy stats backing up the decisions, to the unions who tried to storm the castle, we get a bit of fodder out of the whole ordeal. Also on the agenda: The future of the Maori party, Molotov Mitchell tweets about non-specific violence, the US revolutionary war, the PEDA fiasco and fallout, and Lego:
Just to cheer you up some.
Boy, oh boy. This episode has EVERYTHING. Sexual disease, sexual perversion and conspiracy nuts! Inglewood High School has turned into a harem, Auckland district court has turned into a peep show, and Dave’s life has become very complex since hearing the news about aliens, Planet X and the TRUTH.
Yes, failblog went and scooped us. That’s what we get for pre-recording episodes, and what you get for reading failblog.
Here’s that fucking BC, BTW (source). I am so sick of your shit, everybody.
Ladies and gentlemen; here are the children who are running your nation. Speaking of running nations, in this episode we ask whatever happened to that Saddam chap the US used to have as a playmate a few years back, and at some point we manage to get onto Dan’s favourite subject: what’s wrong with all of you people.
And meanwhile, in Iraq:
As promised in the episode, here’s some photos of the protest piece that Dave made an delivered to the US Embassy following the leaking of footage of US airmen killing civilians, but also some pictures relating to why he did so. Some pictures are taken from that footage and will be distressing.