Archive for 'WMD 404' Category

Rumsfeld gone

By Anthony - Last updated: Wednesday, November 8, 2006

One of the people in my spoof wmd webpage is stepping down. Not before time. You can still make a mug of him though. UPDATE: Evidence that George Bush has a Mac.

The WMD Googlebomb is two

By Anthony - Last updated: Sunday, July 3, 2005

It’s two years since my Googleboob exploded. Here’ s how I found out it was going to be big. You’ll be glad to know I have changed my phone, and do try to keep it clean!

Google Bombs are four

By Anthony - Last updated: Wednesday, April 6, 2005

Four years ago today Adam Mathes coined the term Google bombing at Uber Magazine. His private Manhattan Project pushed his friend’s website to the top of Google for the search term “talentless hack”. The first Google Bomb was born, and the explosion of blogging has ensured they continue to be spawned. My interest in Google […]

Baghdad burning

By Anthony - Last updated: Tuesday, January 25, 2005

My weapons of mass destruction page is going to feature in a forthcoming book based by an Iraqi woman who calls herself Riverbend. The book will be called Baghdad Burning: Girl Blog from Iraq.

WMD 404

By Anthony - Last updated: Monday, November 1, 2004

My Weapons of Mass Destruction page continues to haunt me. An article has been published at the IDEASFACTORY West Midlands. It has some of my thoughts about the page, about political satire on the net, and my belief that stunts like this have less impact than some think they do: “My top tip for those […]

15 gigabytes of fame…

By Anthony - Last updated: Saturday, July 3, 2004

A year ago I was a minor internet celebrity, even NATO was interested. I never thought I’d make Time Magazine’s quotes page, but thankfully the Seal extraction team never arrived.

The return of the google bomb

By Anthony - Last updated: Saturday, May 1, 2004

My world famous google bomb gets in the Telegraph’s business section: For all its moral righteousness, Google does a good line in subversive humour. Fans know what to type into the search box and, occasionally, word gets out. For instance, if you try “weapons of mass destruction” and hit the “I’m Feeling Lucky” icon it […]