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November 2008

A Matter of Loaf and Death

There can be no more important event on television this year than the premiere of a new Wallace and Gromit movie, their first since "Curse of the Were-Rabbit", and their first TV program since "A Close Shave" thirteen years ago.

"A Matter of Loaf and Death" premieres in Australia on ABC1 on Wednesday, December 3 at 8.30pm, repeated on ABC2 on Thursday, December 4 at 8.10pm.

Twittering at the cricket

Yesterday I attended the SCG for a session and a half of Day Two of the New Zealand v New South Wales tour match. To my eternal regret, it has been almost three years since I have been to a NSW game (namely, the Twenty20 game against Queensland at the NSO in January 2006), so it was my first opportunity to try out some mobile blogging at the ground. Hence, my debut on Twitter.

Change we need in Palau

And a hearty congratulations to the President-Elect of Palau, Johnson Toribiong, after winning Tuesday's poll in the North Pacific republic. The outgoing vice-president, Elias Camsek Chin, conceded defeat on Friday.

The Pacific Magazine website has the latest unofficial count for the presidential, senate and lower house elections.

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Videos do dia: Mixing politics and Monday Night Football

According to Richard Sandomir in Tuesday's New York Times, only one man has gone to become US President after making an appearance in the Monday Night Football commentary box. That man was Ronald Reagan. According to Sandomir,