WordPress Plugins I Use and Love

It’s true. Plugins make the WordPress go round. If you’re new to WordPress, the world’s most popular weblogging software, or content management system as it’s more verbosely known, you may not be familiar with plugins. Plugins are software that add greater functionality to a WordPress blog, enabling you to . . .

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Why Flash Fiction Sucks

If you’ve ever read an article about how to write effective web content, you’re bound to have come across the term skimming and how dreadfully important it is for your articles to be skim friendly. Apparently most people, even geeks locked away in their noxious bedrooms for days on end, don’t have time to . . .

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The Secret to Selling Anything

Although you’ve probably never heard of me, I’m one of the world’s leading authorities on selling. I’m an expert on selling even though I haven’t worked in sales since 1985. Incredibly, some might say impossibly, I acquired my expertise despite the fact that I’ve never read a single Neil Rackham book, listened to a . . .

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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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