My dear laptop, a trusty companion that went across the Atlantic with me and helped me get my work done far away from home, is on the blink. First it started freezing on me, and then it wouldn’t start. The trouble seems to be the graphics card (thanks, Alex, for figuring it out). And not only MacBook Pros seem to have the problem (see discussion board). OK, friendly Apple Store staff, here I come, and I sure hope you can help.
In the meantime, here is humor from brilliant French & Saunders, “The computer whisperer”, tried and tested medicine against my helpless machine rage (video):