Boanerges's Blog – April 2015 Archive (2)

ANZAC Day

This is the 100th anniversary of the start of one of the bloodiest and most futile campaigns of the First World War. More than 100,000 Turks, Britons, Australians and New Zealanders died in the horror that was Gallipoli. Today, representatives of those countries will meet on the battlefields ... and remember their dead.

    April 25 is pretty much like any other day in most of the world, but not in Australia and New Zealand.

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Added by Boanerges on April 25, 2015 at 5:30am — 12 Comments

Ave Atque Vale, Open Salon

     So the grand experiment is over -- 404'd, as the computer wonks like to say.

     Open Salon, in its heyday the greatest writers' colony on the Internet, is no more. In fact, if you try to access it, you're simply taken to Salon.com. Not even the "Page Not Found" remains.

     Yes, it had devolved into something unrecognizable at the end, with a lot of name-calling and personal abuse clogging the feed, no changes to the front page, no new registrations, no oversight.

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Added by Boanerges on April 5, 2015 at 1:41pm — 24 Comments

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