Archive for June, 2012

05/06/12

The end result is an intriguing and unexpectedly cerebral piece of science fiction. Prometheus may be extremely flawed and clumsy but it is also thrilling, exquisitely shot and easily Ridley Scott’s best film in years.

05/06/12

Feeling sloppy? Looking like a dork? Think that you’ve lost your appeal as a Human Being?

05/06/12

By Maxim Gorky, directed by David O’Donnell and Rachel Lenart This week, the Theatre 301 (Company) and 308 (Scenography) mount their production of Maxim Gorky’s Summerfolk. This production sets the play in a modern- day New Zealand idyll—a secluded bach surrounded by bush. Salient spoke to Jonathan Price about this new production. I notice in [...]

05/06/12

Hey. I’m a twenty-five year old post-grad student, and my relationship is in trouble. About three months ago I met this really sweet girl at Good Luck, and we totally hit it off: love at first sight sort of stuff. We’ve been dating since, and it’s amazing: we can talk all night, she loves the [...]

05/06/12

Genetic Variation: Now We’re Gonna Have AnnnnnTs… As I arrived home the other evening I was greeted with a bizarre question: “Did you know that only some people can smell ants?!” I didn’t. But it got me thinking, what are some interesting genetic differences in people? Are there other strange things that only some of [...]

05/06/12

Man misunderstands concept of “drive-thru” meal.

05/06/12

Men, Mental Health & Exercise One of the tragedies towards the wellness of youth in this country was when P.E. at secondary school became an optional subject from Year 11 onwards. Yep, I hated P.E too but the net result of this thoughtless decision was that many youth did not opt into exercise as part of [...]

05/06/12

The rise of the politics of cool.

05/06/12

Seven months out from the Rapture and I have achieved nothing but an eye twitch (It’s not a party trick if it’s involuntary). I owe library fines.