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The shit of the world[that might not even be there]

In jenn topper on March 28, 2010 at 11:06 am

murrow 

So, it’s not Oli this week, it’s Jenn. But we’ve still got pretty much the same format as before; Headline followed by shit comment.

Let’s start it off with Philly…

                         Cops in beating get jobs back, free FOP beer; Suspects were cleared, too

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Philadelphia Daily News

March 24, 2010

Yeah ok the cops beat the shit out of three guys after chasing them. While I’m sure this happens all the time, you may remember that a news helicopter captured the entire beatdown on live television. For all to see. And yet, the grand jury didn’t find any culpability…even with the video coverage. Read the rest of this entry »

The shit of the world [that might not even be there]

In Gupter Puncher/Oli Johns on March 21, 2010 at 11:42 am

journo 

I don’t really want to be writing this, but no one else is stepping up, so it’s me or nothing. [Maybe I could get Tomomi to write it??]

Yeah, well, as I always say in the print mag, I don’t know much about politics or the workings of the world so I’m just gonna put up a few headlines or something and maybe write a comment or two. I don’t know, maybe the headline or story will speak for itself and I won’t need to write anything, but mostly, these headlines seem kinda slippery so I’ll probably write something so you don’t get the wrong idea…

We’ll start local and then ripple outwards…and local means Hong Kong:

                                      Hung Hom residents fear buildings are unsafe

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This was taken from the SCMP [South China Morning Post], and as everyone knows..or at least I think they know…I don’t know, there’s seven million in Hong Kong, and only one percent of those are white people, so maybe not that many actually know…but I know, that this paper is shit. Look at the headline, it’s…what’s the word? Humourless. Like a machine came up with it. Read the rest of this entry »