Tuesday, 31 May 2005

Latest column at ComeOnBoro.com

My final column of the season is now up on ComeOnBoro.com.

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Monday, 23 May 2005

Latest column at ComeOnBoro.com

My latest column for ComeOnBoro.com is up.

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Friday, 20 May 2005

ComeOnBoro.com Writers' Awards

ComeOnBoro.com have just published their first ever end of season awards.

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Thursday, 19 May 2005

Grand Theftendo

Grand Theftendo is a port of the original Grand Theft Auto to the 8-bit Nintendo Entertainment System.

It's a pretty incredible undertaking.


Thursday, 12 May 2005

50 Disney facts

As part of the countdown to the 50th anniversary of Disneyland (17th July), the San Francisco Chronicle have produced a great list of 50 little-known Disney facts.

"7. Children's Fairyland in Oakland was one of the major inspirations for Disneyland. Walt Disney even hired Fairyland's first director, Dorothy Manes, to work at his park.

8. From groundbreaking to opening, Disneyland was built in just 365 days.

9. Perhaps inevitably, Opening Day -- July 17, 1955 -- was a disaster. Asphalt poured just hours before guests arrived hadn't fully dried, and women's spiked heels sunk into Main Street. VIP passes were widely counterfeited, and double the expected number of people showed up. Rides broke down. Because of a plumber's strike, Walt Disney had to choose between drinking fountains and bathrooms. He opted for the latter, telling a reporter, "People can buy Pepsi-Cola, but they can't pee in the street.""


Monday, 9 May 2005

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ComeOnBoro.com have published my latest column.

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Monday, 2 May 2005

Latest column at ComeOnBoro.com

My latest column is up at ComeOnBoro.com.

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