I’d never make it as a Hipster. And not just because I lack an ironic moustache.
I just don’t get the concept. For example, we have the technology to digitally record crystal clear sound. We mix it electronically in high fidelity to ensure it’s of optimum quality.
Then, cut it down to a vinyl disc . . . → Read More: I’d never make it as a Hipster
. . . . or just a bloody good read?
I read an article by Sady Doyle some time back that slammed GOT for being misogynist. I thought it was totally off the planet and missed the point of many of the issues it complained about. I thought in most cases Marten was setting up . . . → Read More: Game of Thrones – misogynist, feminist . . .
Our vision of ourselves is pretty skewed. Women seem to be a victim of the advertising industry, in that we are always in search of perfection, and never think you are the perfect you. We should in reality accept that we are beautiful and unique.
Dove has a web campaign running with the tagline . . . → Read More: The depth of beauty
Smoph and I spent much of the weekend before last at Supernova.
For those of you not in the know, it’s one of the major pop culture / fandom / Sci-Fi / Anime / Everything conventions, and I was a very lucky boy and got to celebrate my birthday weekend there.
It was particularly interesting . . . → Read More: MMM – Marvellous Manga on Monday
Welcome to Monday folks. Hope you’re ready to go for the week.
I was watching the tail end of Biggest Loser last night and got to see the dummy spit that has been features in the ads all week. This was not planned, we were just waiting for Elementary to start.
For those who don’t . . . → Read More: Mother’s Mutinous Mutterings
Smoph & I were in the car the other day, and the radio stared playing Bryan Adams’ “Everything I do”, which as you may recall, was used in the soundtrack of “Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves” (starring Kevin Costner).
Despite ourselves, we started singing along. Despite it being released in 1991, the song is still . . . → Read More: And the band played on…
There is a certain glorification of the past, a very vintage appreciation.
Whether it is the clothing of a former generation (which seem to come back around anyway), or a style of decor, or even the music, it seems that we idolise that which has gone before.
Last night, Al and I traipsed down to . . . → Read More: When will the vintage themes become irrelevant?
Improvisational Theater or Improv, is a form of performance where most or all of what is performed is made up or ‘improvised’ on the spot. Little or no pre-planning occurs.
The free flowing and flexible structure encourages a flow of creativity. It presents an almost unique challenge for a performer in that they must create . . . → Read More: Wednesday Improv
Humans have a fascination with hatred. We love to hate. We crave something or someone on which to focus our hatred. There is a sense of purpose and duty when we have a cause – no matter how trite, to be outraged about.
The need to have a clear line between a villain and a . . . → Read More: My Hatred Rules
I really can’t remember if we have done a post on memes before – my meme-ory is definitely getting worse!
In any case, here we go! I was a bit dubious about memes when they first started proliferating but then I realised they could be a very useful short-hand way of putting a point of . . . → Read More: Meme Mania Monday