Archive for August, 2007

13/08/07

“The night’s gone wrong Now the whiskey’s all gone And it’s looking like the acid might have won.” After nine years’ havoc-wreaking, Dunedin’s lords of thrash-punk are calling it a day. Share on Facebook+1 on Google+Post to TumblrTweet this

13/08/07

Many people, regardless of orientation, have accused queer culture of being overly occupied with drugs and alcohol. As one of my friends said: “I don’t like it that most queer venues around tend to be throbby nightclubs, where there are people who are absolutely smashed on drugs or alcohol. A nice cafe/pub/bar with people having [...]

13/08/07

www.howstuffworks.com We might as well face it, the real reason why many of us decide to attend university is not just to get a job, but to continue an innate desire to continue learning all the wonderful things about the world. Share on Facebook+1 on Google+Post to TumblrTweet this

13/08/07

From questions asked of applicants to Oxford and Cambridge universities during interviews, compiled by Oxbridge Applications, an admissions advice consultancy. What is your opinion of spontaneous human combustion? Why don’t we have just one ear in the middle of our face? Share on Facebook+1 on Google+Post to TumblrTweet this

13/08/07

Being Britain’s last hangman cannot have been an easy job. Similarly, a film about Britain’s last hangman could have been a very difficult film to make and sell to modern audiences. Share on Facebook+1 on Google+Post to TumblrTweet this

13/08/07

At certain points in our lives, we all experience difficulties, stress and emotionally challenging times. University life is often associated with various struggles (e.g. academic pressure, financial worries, adjusting to a different social world). Of course, difficult situations impact each of us differently. Share on Facebook+1 on Google+Post to TumblrTweet this

13/08/07

Ahh, another year, another ridiculous drug scandal ripping away at what shreds of dignity the Tour de France once had. Everybody’s favourite Needles on Wheels spectacular skidded off the Pyrenees and fell 20 stages down into a melee of bloodthirsty journalists, all of whom had mastered the art of writing “steroids” in three different variations [...]

13/08/07

This is the film adaptation of Patrick Süskind’s 1985 best selling novel. It is a disturbing and kinky fairytale of Jean-Baptist Grenouille – a young man who was born in Paris fish market in 1738 and was not supposed to live at all, just like his four siblings that had been killed by their mother [...]

13/08/07

The exec met this week within the confines of Box City. The excitement of a myriad of pretend hobo homes proved too much for at least two exec members who ran off to smoke cigarettes. Share on Facebook+1 on Google+Post to TumblrTweet this