“Ooh, Aahh, Glenn McGrath” – Notes On The Birth of Uncool: How TISM Gatecrashed Melbourne Music

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There's never been a popular teenager yet who's done rat's with their life. It's the fucking dorks that give it a real go. Glenn McGrath got 5 for 50 that day. - The Parable Of Glenn McGrath's Haircut, This Is Serious, Mum. What follows is the email I sent to Digital Cuttlefish, around midnight, when I couldn't get to sleep due to the time difference while staying in a hotel in Melbourne:Linley has a tattoo. A tattoo about TISM.I don't have any tattoos, but I still don't think I'd be … [Read more...]

“How do we know what is true?” Narrated by Stephen Fry – That’s Humanism!

And a happy St Patrick's Day!A short Humanist animation about how we learn what's true through the use of evidence and science … [Read more...]

Apparently It’s Pi / Pie Day In The USA… Updates On Other Podcasting, Travel-Stuff

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Here is the logo (I made this! I've learned that "hipster" can be code for "I've done five lessons in graphic art!") for the radio show I contribute to. It is kind of pie shaped. You're welcome.Over here it's just March 14th. Or as we have it in our dating system, 14/03/2014.It's very, very confusing to see the US date system and risk screwing things up by thinking it's day/month/year when it's MONTH/day/year over there. At least, it has been whenever I've travelled and hesitated over … [Read more...]

Little Kitten – David And Margaret (At The Movies) Review Scott Ludlam’s speech

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A Quick Token Skeptic Update (With Art! And Radio!)

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I don't usually write about things-I'm-doing-on-the-side (mostly because I find blogging becomes an easy distraction from things-I-should-be-writing-and-completing-for-others-like-oh-an-article-or-two-a-final-draft-of-a-presentation-and-hey-don't-I-call-myself-a-podcaster-sometimes-what-happened-there-hey-what-the?) but I will do this little thank you post because in a day where my cat had a suspected broken leg, I dashed to two different radio stations to produce a show, contribute my little … [Read more...]

Help Shelley Segal With Her Next Album!

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Shelley Segal is a great artist and I was first introduced to her work through "An Atheist Album". And now, she has a new project that can use a hand: I’m really excited to announce that my third studio album (as yet unnamed) is recorded. I am going to be releasing it through my independent label, True Music on May 30th 2014.There is still a lot that needs to be done before the release. We need photos, artwork and we are going to be running print and radio campaigns for the album.To h … [Read more...]

Swimming Your Way – New Children’s Paleofiction – Plesiosaur Peril!

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I got a great email this morning, which brightened up the day. My niece is the owner of the first two in the series and I'll be getting her a copy of the third: I'm excited to announce that my brand new children's paleofiction storybook Plesiosaur Peril is hitting stores now (official release, March 1, … [Read more...]

Little Kitten – One Direction on Doctor Who Afterparty Live

Everyone's into the 50th Anniversary... kind of... … [Read more...]

Little Kitten – Alfonso Cuarón’s “IKEA”

Lots of news later today. Until then... … [Read more...]

Little Kitten – Star Wars Downunder Trailer

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Amanda Palmer and the Grand Theft Orchestra – “New Zealand” – Wellington San Francisco Bath House

Back to work tomorrow, so expect proper updates from here on in - I saw this gig tonight after not sleeping for 24 hours after leaving Perth (the joy of airplanes with three babies, who yelled the entire way, and turbulence coming into Wellington). … [Read more...]


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