Saturday, August 28, 2004

just watched the movie "Canadian Bacon" on channel i, a slapstick comedy by Michael Moore, the director of Fahrenheit 9/11. Looks like he was already a maverick then, with a satire on a US president creating a fake war to improve his ratings.

Thursday, August 26, 2004

Another well handling open wheel road car, the Ariel Atom, version 2 is now available with the Honda 2.0l Type R engine, which replaces the Rover K-series.
A well handling open wheeler road car, the Lotus 340R, now out of production, in a nice shade of yellow, as opposed to the usual silver colour.

Tuesday, August 24, 2004

i don't like to talk about concept cars normally, because the final shape in actual production tends to be a poor cousin of its original concept. but i couldn't resist posting this pic of the beautiful ford gr-1 concept, which brings the retro-modern style to a new high

Sunday, August 15, 2004
a new way of airing your comments to the government, thru the ubiquitous sms. fire away.
Government Consultation Portal
we often rant about things, but don't take the next step [me too, guilty as charged], so here's the opportunity to voice your opinions and get heard. since peaceful demonstrations aren't likely to be legalised soon, this is as good as it gets, for now.
BBC NEWS | Europe | Games' eagle-eyed sponsor police
imagine wearing a t-shirt with a logo of a rival brand of the official sponsor. now imagine being prevented from entering the venue. this shows the mass commercialisation of the games nowadays. sad but true, stupid and totally unfair. makes me feel uneasy right now when i'm watching a live telecast while typing this. how will the games end up in the future?
IHT: Europe must lead: It's time to intervene in Sudan
its sad that yet another tragedy in africa is unfolding right before our very eyes, and the international community seems to be procrastinating again on this type of issue.
today seems to be the newspaper that's pushing the boundaries these days, publishing lots of satire pieces, including commentaries by mrbrown. that's good, but we are a long way from press freedom yet. i await the progression to the next stage, a balanced political debate on the papers. meanwhile, i'll stick to sgdaily & sgreview.