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By tigtog on October 20, 2013
The trailer features all the Doctor’s incarnations and a selection of friends and foes. It’s not giving anything much away except a sense of portent:
By tigtog on October 16, 2013
It’s been ages since I linked to Margot McGowan’s ReelGirl blog, and I thought I’d rectify that.
By Lauredhel on October 12, 2013
A couple of things have caught my eye lately, so I thought I’d share! Firstly, the Disability in Kidlit blog. This blog embraces a broad definition of disability, and discusses its representation in middle grade and YA literature from a wide variety of perspectives – and ALL the bloggers identify as disabled themselves. So you […]
By Orlando on October 11, 2013
One of the great modern voices of Soul can be found in Sydney, if you keep your ear to the ground. Having the privilege of hearing Tina Harrod perform live is to be immersed in a wave of sound. Technical control and emotional expression feed into each other. Harrod always feels completely present in her […]
By Orlando on October 10, 2013
The Eastern suburbs’ community radio station, Eastside Radio, which also happens to be a great jazz-specialist station, will soon be hosting their own World Music Festival right near Central Station. Saturday 19 October, 1-8pm, Prince Alfred Park, Surry Hills, FREE.
By tigtog on October 6, 2013
Many of you may have already seen this, it’s nearly a year old, but I’ve only just caught up with it myself. Ann and Nancy Wilson of Heart pay tribute to Led Zeppelin at the 2012 Kennedy Center Honors with a kickarse performance of Stairway To Heaven. Robert Plant teared up a little bit towards the end.
By tigtog on October 1, 2013
NONE of you informed me that Christopher Eccleston was going to be the villain (Malekith the Accursed) in Thor 2.
By Mindy on September 20, 2013
Policymic asks what would it look like if we turned the Daily Mail’s sexism around on men?
By tigtog on September 9, 2013
I had a lot more sympathy for the petition against the casting of Ben Affleck as Batman in the upcoming Batty vs Supes movie than I do for the new petition against the casting announcement for the upcoming Fifty Shades of Grey movie. Perhaps only because the petition against Affleck’s casting was better written, which makes me a snob, I know.
By tigtog on September 4, 2013
Oh please I really need some escapist distractions. Here’s something for you, what have you got for me?
By Orlando on August 16, 2013
The Rover is one of the all-time great Restoration comedies. One of the greatest silly romps of any era of playwriting, in fact, because it has everything: disguises, sword fights, carnival, a girl dressed as a boy, thwarted lovers, drunken shenanigans, sex, danger and a jilted courtesan. And its heroine, Hellena, is the ultimate witty wench.
By tigtog on August 5, 2013
If you’re the sort of person who prefers to be surprised, do not click on this thread!
By tigtog on July 24, 2013
This video was sourced from amazing geek girls around the world, as well as from some awesome Geeks – you can submit your own sign at the tumblr.
By Orlando on July 19, 2013
Deborah Mailman has been one of Australia’s most beloved actors for a couple of decades now, despite managing to look twenty only recently in the Sapphires.