Archive for September, 2007

24/09/07

Joe Strummer, the front man for the seminal 70’s punk band the Clash is a much more complex subject for fimmaker Julien Temple than his previous subject, the Sex Pistols. Joe Strummer: The Future is Unwritten searches for the truth about the musician who shifted from hippie to punk, then back to hippie. Actually, it [...]

24/09/07

As children of the ‘80s it’s perfectly understandable to be disappointed with our current lack of everyday hover cars and robotic servants; we grew up under the impression that by the year 2000 they would be a given. Share on Facebook+1 on Google+Post to TumblrTweet this

24/09/07

Sex therapist Paul Willoughby is giving a lecture at Vic this week, aimed at people who have sex, people who are worried about sex and relationships and people who want “meaningful connection[s] with another person versus just having sex”. Share on Facebook+1 on Google+Post to TumblrTweet this

24/09/07

It has to be said that everyone wants a good night out. However, along the way there are a lot of potholes you can fall into, which may leave you with some regrets. The trick is to recognise potential problems and to minimise any dangers you could expose yourself to. Share on Facebook+1 on Google+Post [...]

24/09/07

Just Another Art Movement originated as a twice yearly literary publication back in 1995, bringing together cutting edge poetry, prose and reviews from New Zealand and overseas, with writing from poets such as David Eggelton and Sam Hunt gracing the pages. In 2005, JAAM went the way of Sport, and publication became an annual event. [...]

24/09/07

Scott Kendrick’s second book is a dual offering, featuring poetry written since his 2001 release Rhyme Before Reason, as well as a series of satirical newspaper articles written for the underground newspaper The Babylon Express, collected here for the first time in book format. Share on Facebook+1 on Google+Post to TumblrTweet this

24/09/07

From the October 2006 sentencing of Timothy Bowers in the case of Ohio v. Bowers. In May Bowers robbed a bank in Franklin County, Ohio. Dan Cable is the assistant prosecuting attorney. Jeremy Dodgin is Bowers’s attorney. Share on Facebook+1 on Google+Post to TumblrTweet this

24/09/07

In 1957, writing on the state of his times, American Norman Mailer penned a message that has perhaps more relevance now, in modern day New Zealand than it ever did for 1950s America. Share on Facebook+1 on Google+Post to TumblrTweet this

24/09/07

I was unsure what to expect from this play being a dance piece at BATS, although I was pleasantly surprised at what a powerful play it was. Itchy Feet is part of the ‘Dance Your Socks Off Festival’ and explores the lives of three people all brought together in chaos, pain and love. It is [...]