It is never easy to let your inhibitions go enough that you may reach out and touch another person’s mind. To make love to them without over-thinking, attempting to figure out what they’re thinking about you at this moment. Ultimately we are all hidden from one another behind a layer of flesh and past experiences.
Refused – Shape of Punk to Come There is a great story behind the strength of this album’s place in my record collection. I was 14 and had recently become acquainted with punk rock, after years of Soundgarden, Nirvana and Nine Inch Nails.
1) Clarice Starling (Jodie Foster) – The Silence of the Lambs (1991) Hannibal Lecter is considered the greatest villain of them all in cinematic history. It is quite the achievement then that Clarice Starling was not lost in his shadow but instead became the greatest female hero to match him.
Just where do they get those top-secret agents from, the ones who do assassinations and the like? This film takes the question (and strips aside all our comfortable notions of security services being recruited from the highest order of society), to show us the fate of a guttersnipe who has managed to brutally and cleverly […]
An exhibition of the artworks of Simon Morse Well-known for his low-brow, pin-up girly/cutesy horror meets pop art pieces, as well as his comic book works, the name Simon Morse may ring a few bells. Mr Morse has a CV that reads off like a comic-nerd’s wet dream – Dark Horse Comics, Chopper Chick, Toolbox, […]
An onstage birth, a canary and a disembodied voice; the three key ingredients to any Shakespearean tragedy, and a great night at the theatre. Victoria’s second season of third-year directing students’ works displayed talent and creativity. Though not ostensibly related, the three productions shared a maternal through-line, in each case developed very differently.
Let’s talk football. Yeah I know the Rugby World Cup is around the corner, and the word football is blasphemous in New Zealand, but stick with me. Football itself can be boring to watch, with eleven monkeys juggling a ball with their lanky legs and the occasional sissy scream because someone shoulder charged you.
With an album title like this and an MC name like Tourettes, I can honestly say I was expecting something slightly more amusing than awful rhymes, spoken ‘poetry’, and rants about drugs and alcohol.
With it being the Salient Women’s Issue and all, I decided to profile two essential sites for women. To provide balance they represent two polar opposites, one is targeted towards anarcha-feminists and the other is for those who have never heard of feminism.