Classic Moments in Australian TV comedy

For me, the 1970s was the golden age of TV comedy. That’s when classic British comedies such as Till Death Us Do Part, Some Mothers Do ‘Ave ‘Em, Monty Python’s Flying Circus, and The Fall and Rise of Reginald Perrin strafed the family telly with their side-splitting electrons . . .

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Some Internet Filters I’d Like to See

Net filter wish list

Internet filtering software is primarily designed to remove porn from web surfing, which is a real bummer if you’re into porn, but I’d like to see it expanded to block even more offensive material. The following is a list of things I don’t ever want to see in my browser again.

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Attack of the Very Badly Dressed Fashion Critics

badly dressed fashion critics

Have you ever stopped to think how crazy the fashion industry is? Some mincing fop in Paris decides that males would look a lot hipper in bilious green terry cloth safari suits and fire engine-red propeller caps, so every guy who doesn’t want to be labeled a dork races out and buys a bilious green terry cloth . . .

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The Top 10 Worst Pop Dirges of the ’80s

I Hate the '80s

Every decade has its fair share of crappy music. The ’50s gave us “Giddy Up A Ding Dong,” “Martian Hop,” and “Short Shorts.” The ’60s gave us, “Sugar Shack,” “Tell Laura I Love Her,” and “Snoopy Vs the Red Baron.” The ’70s gave us “Lucky Stars,” “I’ve Never Been to Me,” and “We Do It.” And the ’80s, well, the ’80s . . .

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Banned from Warrior Forum!

banned from warrior forum

Okay, I have a confession to make: I haven’t been banned from Warrior Forum, though I was racing like a lemming on a rocket sled in that direction. But “Why I Don’t Post on Warrior Forum Anymore” just didn’t have the same attention-grabbing pizzazz. Think of this article’s title as my tribute to the rectitude of . . .

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The Shopping Mall Misadventure

The Shopping Mall MisadventureCount Meinrard is a pompous, self-proclaimed former karate champion with more middle-aged spread than a 30-year high school reunion. Together with his bumbling assistant, Harry, he travels Australia, righting wrongs and beating up bad guys—or so he says. Truth be told he just makes a complete fool of himself and causes considerable property damage in the process.

In “The Shopping Mall Misadventure,” the Count gets more than he bargained for when a humongous teenage boy turns on him during a karate demonstration. If that wasn’t bad enough, he then finds himself facing a bigger threat: the boy’s even more humongous mother.

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The Top 5 Habits of Bad Salespeople

bad salesperson
You walk into a store to buy a certain product. All you have to do is find it, take it to the sales counter, and pay for the thing. You already know that the store has plenty of them in stock and at a good price, but you end up storming out of the place without it. What went wrong?

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