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Oktober 2009

Nothing steampunk…

This has nothing to do with Steampunk at all. I just watched this video and in the process nearly died laughing, so I thought I share it with you. A little bit about my background: I worked as a banker from late 1993 to November 1996. The worst years of …

Leviathan Europe

There’s a book out now by the name of Leviathan, you can see the trailer on Youtube. It’s by Scott Westerfield and revolves around the adventures of an unlikely couple of youths embroiled in the events of a very strange alternate version of the First World War. Very strange, very …

Heroes, Part II

Continuing on the hero theme: News just in: Barrack Hussein Obama is this year’s recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize Well, I guess this is one clear signal to his predecessor and it is one well deserved award. I sincerely hope a few people in the US now get the …

Heroes

You may have noticed, I have a thing for heroes of various kinds and colours. Therefor, I dedicate this entry to the memory of Dominik Brunner. If you do not know the name, look him up. He died for the values he upheld. He was a decent, upright citizen, nothing …