Category Archives: Review

JRE’s Year in Review: June

Nominated for the 2007 Nobel Prize in Literature, but robbed by cranky technophobe Doris Lessing, here’s JRE’s Year in Review! In June: The first hints of carnage in this funny “subprime” stuff came to light when two Bear Stearns hedge … Continue reading

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JRE’s Year in Review: May

Live from New York… it’s JRE’s Year in Review! In May: JRE moved to Singapore, and found out just how little fun moving can be… News Corp paid $5 billion to buy Dow Jones, and the world wondered when the … Continue reading

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JRE’s Year in Review: April

It’s time for the next instalment of JRE’s Year In Review. W00t! In April: JRE racked up the frequent flyer miles, with trips to Albury and Sydney … a German bank “inadvertently” bought 12 billion euros’ worth of DaimlerChrysler; securities … Continue reading

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JRE’s Year In Review: March

Shorter than War and Peace; funnier than Bridge to Terabithia; more thrilling than The Very Hungry Caterpillar – it’s JRE’s Year In Review! In March: JRE went to Hawaii, and thought that getting 80 cents for an Aussie dollar was … Continue reading

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JRE’s Year In Review: February

Some say that it’s written by Pamela Anderson under a pseudonym; and that if you read it upside down in a mirror, it spells out the date of the next credit crunch. All we know is, it’s called JRE’s Year … Continue reading

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JRE’s Year in Review: January

It’s that time of year again. When the news cycle starts to run down, when everyone’s cleared out for the holidays (except me…), and people become desperate for something, anything to fill the space… yup, it’s time for JRE’s Year … Continue reading

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I Still Haven’t Found… oh, wait, here it is

It’s been twenty years since U2 released their ten-times-platinum, top-thirty-greatest-albums-of-all-time, magnum opus The Joshua Tree. To commemorate the occasion, they’ve remastered and re-released it – there’s even a double-vinyl version for DJs and weird-beard audiophile types. It should be out … Continue reading

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You Know You’re A Nerd When…

Or, Why Are You Watching Today Tonight In The First Place? The rest of Andrew Leigh’s blog is equally excellent, if you’re an econometrics or psephology nerd.

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Awesome.

Awesome. Awesome. Awesome. Awesome. Awesome. Awesome. Awesome. Awesome!!

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It’s like JRE, but more interesting. And further north.

Thom from college has a blog. He’s also in Japan. Seriously. I didn’t know this until I received an email from Si saying “who knew?”. Anyhow, it’s awesome. There are Gundam arcade games, a rather tall mountain, and the astonishing … Continue reading

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