Forlorn.of.thee (fa'lo:n ŭv thē), p, my only strength and stay,forlorn of thee, whither shall I betake me, where subsist?
Paradise Lost by John Milton

Friday, July 23, 2010

Marketing 102 *

Darwin restaurant owner John Spellman started charging patrons $10 for wearing thongs. When a customer complained, he took a $10 note out of the register and said: "Buy yourself a hamburger". Nice!

He again appeared in the news accusing one woman of having "saggy tits" (for breast feeding a baby) and suggested another had a "floppy c...".


How about the Japanese chef offering a 30 per cent discount to patrons who eat all the food they had ordered adding "Please also note that vegetables and salad on the side are NOT decorations; they are part of the meal too". I'm sure business is booming.

Any publicity is good publicity, right?

Just how successful have those Tourism Australia adverts been? The one with Lara Bingle saying "Where the bloody hell are you?" or the happy - clappy "There's nothing like Australia"

Elizee stripping on Uluru? Sex sell, we all knew that!

* 101 previously used

Wednesday, July 7, 2010

Kick ass chicks

Consolidated from some old forgotten blog.

My top 10 kick ass fantasy femmes. Who's yours?

1) Selene, kick ass vampire warrior played by Kate Beckinsale (in Underworld and Underworld: Evolution)


2) Zhang Ziyi who plays Moon (Hero), Jen (Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon) and Mei (House of Flying Daggers)


3) River Tam (in Serenity and Fire Fly) played by Summer Glau. The perfect assassin conditioned by the Alliance.


4) Buffy (Buffy the Vampire Killer) played by Sarah Michelle Gellar. what more need be said...


5) Ziva David played by Cote de Pablo. The Mossad liaison officer in NCIS.


6) Trinity in The Matrix series played by Carrie-Anne Moss. A computer programmer and a hacker who has escaped from the Matrix.


7) Lara Croft played by Angelina Jolie, the seeker of truth, daughter of Lord Henshingly Croft, English.


8) The Bride in Kill Bill, waking up after a long coma and hell bent on revenge. Played by Uma Thurman.


9) Alice played by Milla Jovovich, wakes up with amnesia, takes on the Hive in Resident Evil, Resident Evil: Apocalypse and Resident Evil: Extinction.


10. The Mama of them all Lt. Ellen Ripley played by Sigourney Weaver in Alien, Aliens, Aliens 3 and Alien: Resurrection. If anyone can kick some big scary butt, Ripley's the one to do it.