shoot the piano player

Beach House: Used to Be from shoottheplayer on Vimeo.
This is a great site. Shoot the Player is quite simply video of local musicians in Sydney and Melbourne playing acousticaly straight to camera, in all sorts of places.  The band above, Beach House, are playing down on the rocks at Tamarama, just below my house! [...]


From The Daily Mail
“Staff believe that the octopus called Otto had been annoyed by the bright light shining into his aquarium and had discovered he could extinguish it by climbing onto the rim of his tank and squirting a jet of water in its direction.
The short-circuit [...]

the ivory tower

man in the dark

This is “man in the dark” – wait for a few moments then click with your eager little mouse clicking internet forefinger and see what happens.  Then click some more and see if different shit happens.  You’re going to love this for about two hundred and eighty seconds and then you’re going to get bored.  [...]

piano + palin = cage

listen to Sarah’s sing song voice accompanied by a piano – its sooooo much nicer


Soon the election will be over, after which I have no idea what I will do with my time other than than attempt to kill the feelings of doom, desperation and despair with liberal doses of pink champagne if the mavericks win or celebrate wildly in paroxysms of joy accentuated with bucket sized glasses of [...]


A Russian communist group has attacked the newest Bond girl, Olga Kurylenko, for her “moral and intellectual betrayal” in starring in a film about the “enemy of the Soviet people.”
Ukrainian-born Kurylenko, 28, stars in the new James Bond film, Quantum of Solace, alongside English actor Daniel Craig.
“In the name of all communists we appeal to [...]

chocolate lover

racists who vote

Esquire magazine took the novel step of interviewing four leaders of avowed racist organisations to see where their vote will be going Tuesday.  The answers were surprising
“Let’s face it, white people aren’t going to fight for their causes, for their kind with a white president. I don’t think McCain even acknowledges that a white race [...]


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