Further Unmissable Atheist Events In Melbourne – Alom Shaha With John Safran

The last update was here - and here's more details about an event being run in conjunction with Embiggen Books!Alom Shaha: The Young Atheists Handbook - In conversation with John Safran.The Wheeler Centre, 6:15PM - 7:15PM, Monday, 27 February 2012. Alom Shaha is a British–Bangladeshi film-maker, science writer and unabashed atheist. In The Young Atheist’s Handbook, he argues that regardless of the strictness of the traditions you are raised in, it’s possible to live a compassionate, fulfi … [Read more...]

Chronicle – Flying People In New York

I have a great love for movies about superpowers... so I'll more than likely see this film.From Yahoo News: What looked to be three people were spotted flying around the skies of lower Manhattan last Friday, causing a lot of double-takes and dropped jaws from onlookers. But while it appeared to be a sight straight out of a comic book, it was actually a clever bit of viral marketing for this week's upcoming film "Chronicle." Those aren't people in the air, but some very intricately designed … [Read more...]

My Drunk Kitchen – Raw Vegan Cheesecake

When it is way too early in the morning to be doing anything but sleeping, I choose to post things like this:It's not me, it's the insomnia posting. … [Read more...]

S*#! Perth People Say

Thanks to Mike Hopkin for this find. … [Read more...]

What’s In My Bag (AKA What Have I Been Doing) – January 2012

I could do a very, VERY long blog-post about everything I've been doing in January.But to be brutally frank, the contents of my bag (which I've just tipped out over the table, in order to find my phone) says it all - et voilà:Firstly, lower right corner - two books that I've been carrying around. The first is Graffiti and Street Art by Anna Waclawek, which I used as a source of inspiration during a gifted and talented Community of Inquiry session that I helped out with. The COI even had two … [Read more...]

The Dog Park

Beautiful Day at the Dog Park from Kelsey Wynns on Vimeo. … [Read more...]

Milton’s Friendly Guide To The Apostrophe

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…But What If You’re A Gay Vampire? A Response To Margaret Court

Mike Stuchbery has a response to the complete and utterly offensive dingbattery that has erupted from Australian Margaret Court, the former No 1 Women’s Tennis Player and pastor of the Victory Life Centre in Perth (I'd like to apologise for the content my town is now producing in this regard and hope that it doesn't get passed on, like some kind of gay vampirism. Especially if it's accompanied by bad Goth music. Or Christian rock music. Actually, I'd like to see a gay vampire Christian rock conce … [Read more...]

Portrait Of The Ghost Drummer – The Choreography Of Playing

Portrait of the ghost drummer from odaibe on Vimeo.Ghost Drummer is a multidisciplinary project that explores graphic qualities in process of playing on a drum kit. Besides being a musician, drummer when playing is unconsciously engaged in an elaborate choreography. The drum sticks are the extensions of drummer's hands like a brush is an extension of the painter's hand. Motion-captured movements become a visual map over a time revealing fragile rhythm structures and invisible notations behind … [Read more...]

In Celebration of the First Of Three Friday The Thirteenths This Year…

Fold your own black cat! Instructions here and animation version here.Thanks to 'Giving Blog' for the find. … [Read more...]

Doctor Who (With Didgeridoo) Theme

Cover of Doctor Who theme tune by Australian trio Manta. Thanks to Daniel. … [Read more...]


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