20 September 1999
Geek art is a curious form. There are worthwhile things to say about the human world that only make sense if you know...
13 September 1999
Philippe Khan is another of those millionaires who managed to become rich beyond the dreams of avarice by understanding...
06 September 1999
Voyeurism is one of the great pleasures of the net. I don't mean by this the Jennicam style of pornography, where you...
30 August 1999
My wife thinks it is the ultimate expression of western consumerism and idleness; I think it is the first time the web...
23 August 1999
Spike Gillespie is a writer, like many American tough guys, who struts on the edge of farce: "I get through more...
16 August 1999
Finland is supposed to be the most wired country in the world, but what you notice when you're here is not how virtual...
09 August 1999
Like the dialogue of George Lucas, large parts of the web are quite beyond parody. Punter.net is a place for the...
02 August 1999
The only conspiracy theory worth entertaining is that the world is ruled by men with spreadsheets - but it's not very...
26 July 1999
Here's a trivia question: who were the last three hostages to be rescued by Terry Waite before he was himself taken...
19 July 1999
More sex this week: perhaps the answer for sensitive readers is to go to Australia, where the government has caused...
12 July 1999
This has been a bad day on-line: it started with an invitation to see "gallons of teen pee", which was unusual even by...
05 July 1999
"I once was lost but now am found/I'd leave here running, but I'm scared of the flop-eared hounds," sang Noah Lewis in...
28 June 1999
Is there a hunting season for libertarians in the Rocky Mountain states? Or would a close season be an unwarranted...
21 June 1999
The Hole Hawg is a cube of steel too heavy to lift with one hand. As the science fiction writer Neal Stephenson...
14 June 1999
A friend whom I'd never met disappeared off the face of the earth six weeks ago. Alex McIntire was an administrator at...

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