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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 . . .
Last week, scientists succeeded in linking two rat brains together with electrodes to create a “super-brain”.
Inserting electrodes into the brain? Making rats smarter and better able to work together? That sounds fine – What could possibly go wrong with this?
What do you have planned for the weekend, Splatters? And have you thought it . . . → Read More: FOF – What could go wrong?
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
AL has a new fascination: a TV show called Cities of the Underworld.
The show investigates hidden tunnels or parts of ancient cities buried beneath the bitumen and concrete of modern day metropolitan centres.
It strikes me as a very Hardy boys kind of investigation, heading off with some facts and running with overstated conspiracy . . . → Read More: Buried treasures
The new reboot of Sherlock Holmes, Elementary, has recently aired on Channel 10.
Taking Holmes out of England and to the US is the major change to the plot line of the bastion of English detective fiction. This is not the only change they’re enacting. Watson is a charming ex-surgeon, played by Lucy Liu. And . . . → Read More: Changing the unchangeable
It is with great pleasure and a warm feeling unrelated to incontinence that I’m happy to announce that this week Psy’s ‘Gangnam Style’ overtook Junstin Bieber’s ‘Baby’ as the most watched YouTube clip of all time and only the second clip to top 800 million views.
If you’re unfamiliar with Gangnam Style and are wondering . . . → Read More: Oppa FoFfy Style
This weekend the Locust and I went to a French festival, held every year in Como House.
While I got some very cute ornaments for my Christmas tree, I have to say I wondered at what a festival about France had to offer.
There were some events discussing business with France, demonstrations of French cookery . . . → Read More: Monday Musing on Manipulations
I have a confession to make – I have a celebrity crush.
His name is Charlie Hunnam and he is an actor in my favourite show of all time – Sons of Anarchy (no judging people lol).
Thanks to the internet – I can tell you many, many things about Charlie . . . → Read More: Celebrity Crush
I’ve been excessively caught up with work and home lately so, true to recent form, this post comes several days late for my initial link, but the topic holds true.
Last Friday (or presumably Thursday night some time) a pack of blokes with fluro vests and some official-looking trappings traversed the length of Swan Street, . . . → Read More: A Bit of Funny Buggers