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By blue milk on July 27, 2011
Image: Tacocat I highly recommend “Sexist Queers” by Bree McKenna over at the Stranger about the expectations placed on feminists by their own community and the sexism of music media: I’ve always wanted to write a review of a dude band in the same way that some journalists write about my band, Tacocat. Because Tacocat […]
By blue milk on July 26, 2011
Margaret Olley died today. She was 88 years old. One of Australia’s most distinguished painters and supporters of young and emerging artists, Olley was made a Member of the Order of Australia in 1991. She spoke openly about her efforts to overcome both alcoholism and then later in life depression …
By tigtog on July 25, 2011
Nerdcore squad, get thee to your Potterverse fan-fiction reading place!
By tigtog on July 24, 2011
Whatever it was that sets artists apart, Amy Winehouse had it. The fact that she “lost it” meant little.
By tigtog on July 19, 2011
I’m not sure that one person having this much fun is legal, is it?
By tigtog on July 15, 2011
Saffire was an acoustic trio of uppity blues women who performed together for 25 years from 1984-2009.
By tigtog on July 14, 2011
Stocking up on Roquefort and paté today!
By tigtog on July 11, 2011
So who else caught the first episode of Miracle Day over the weekend?
By Mary on July 6, 2011
Skud is launching a project to preserve the history of Australian music in as open a manner as possible. Can you help?
By tigtog on June 30, 2011
When I hired Pam, I didn’t tell her she was going to be doing anything like that. It wasn’t supposed to be that kind of show. So I said, “You know what, I’ll do it.”
By tigtog on June 29, 2011
Love affair, schmove affair Jimmy Webb: wtf is going on with these lyrics?
By tigtog on June 28, 2011
So when you see our middle fingers up in all of our pictures, now you know the motivation. It’s all we can do to stop images of a newborn baby from being printed without our consent. Can you imagine a world where they would blur out our middle finger to protect a “consumer” over blurring out an innocent child to protect their integrity and privacy?
By tigtog on June 24, 2011
J K Rowling has announced on YouTube more details about her plans for the Pottermore website – “a unique online reading experience”