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Boris, with dressing gown

In today’s delights, Boris Karloff in a dressing gown and Frankenstein make-up, between takes for a little movie called … Frankenstein. And in other news, join Angela Slatter, Kaaron Warren, Jason Fischer, Peter M. Ball & me (me? myself?) in a round-table called The Coming Dark next month at IRoSF; …

Flying just got less fun

Snakes on a plane — for real. (So they say. Who trusts the mainstream media anymore?) Fumigated the little devils to death. Wouldn’t you just love to be on THAT plane now, eh? *cough* *cough* *gasp for breath* Follow @deborah_b

Need a laugh? Please.

jaylake points us towards: http://www.redmeat.com/redmeat/2005-09-06/index.html Though I have to say, this one might be my favourite so far: http://www.redmeat.com/redmeat/1996-08-12/index.html No, no, wait, this one: http://www.redmeat.com/redmeat/1997-01-13/index.html (So …. is there an LJ feed for this site?) And from bookslut: I said. “Oh, come on, have some heart. One of those poor …

If you’re going to be a villain, you should be a SUPER villain

This delights me is so many ways: The demented De@th Widow (De@th-Widow, De@thwidow, Widow De@th, Widow-De@th, Widowde@th) Power(s): Power mimicry, Pyrokinesis, Juggling Source of powers: Extra-terrestrial mutant cybernetics Weapon: De@th Musket Transportation: Widow Motorcycle From Lee’s Useless Super-hero Generator http://home.hiwaay.net/~lkseitz/comics/herogen/ With thanks to seanwilliams (But am I really juggling, or …

No, I am not over-reacting

There’s something kinda evil about ducks. The way they fix you with those knowing, beady black pips of eyes. You ever notice that? untoward‘s noticed: http://www.asofterworld.com/soft_aug5_2005.htm Follow @deborah_b

Deborah is

From lonewolf23: Type your name into google with the word “is” attached, thus: “Name is”. Return your ten favourite results. 10. Deborah is now booking for the 2003 season and beyond! 9. Deborah is pleased to see that there are bars on the hospital’s windows, but her parents … 8. …

Just in case God turns out to be real

When you die, if you go somewhere where they ask you a bunch of questions about your life and what you learned and all, I think a good way to get out of it is just to say, ‘No speaka English.’ — Jack Handey, Deep Thoughts Follow @deborah_b

Poetry Nerd Joke — the rest of you may skip this post

Via metaquotes: Poetic License phoebesmum: “Now I’ve tried the bread machine and had a certain level of success I can buy yeast – not ‘Yeats’, as I just typed – and strong flour and have a shot at doing things properly”. itzcoatl: “Yeah, I’ve tried using Yeats in place of …

Funny Ha Ha

Having seen The Goodies at Sydney’s State Theatre, I can pretty much report that they are exactly what they were: funny. Risque, not entirely PC, relaxed, charming & well, funny. And yeah, a little older, but it doesn’t seem to have slowed them down too much. OK, Tim Brooke-Taylor didn’t …