Wow, I look away from Twitbin for an hour and it explodes: Michael Jackson taken to hospital after being found not breathing, then announced as in a coma and then pronounced dead.
Inspired by this vid linked to by Fyodor over at LP, I went searching for vids featuring Kevin Kline in the 1982 production of Gilbert and Sullivan’s Pirates of Penzance. So here he is striking Pirate King poses while listening to “The Modern Major General”: (same song with most of the same cast live at the Delacort Theatre) And here’s… Read more →
View at EasyCaptures.com According to an episode of Top Gear just broadcast in the UK, the true identity of The Stig is . . . . Michael Schumacher. Or is it? No related posts.
Via girliejones, a wonderful Buffy/Twilight crossover that asks: What if Edward Cullen had picked Buffy instead of Bella? “You know, being stalked really isn’t a big turn-on for girls.” Video is below the cut. Related posts: The 62nd Down Under Feminists Carnival Sree on Big Brother UK – harasser, homophobe, Nice Guy(tm)? Heads up for the Royal Australasian College of… Read more →
Because it came up in conversation at lunch today, please enjoy this classic routine: The Death Star canteen. And here’s the animated Lego Version Related posts: Gratuitous Awesome: Nothing to Prove – Geek Girls & The Doubleclicks Today in Unicorn Chasing: the Beluga Whale and the Mariachi Band Gratuitous David Tennant blogging (uncut TV interview edition (with added Jo Brand))… Read more →
but somebody else did, on the winter solstice of 2007. Photo originally uploaded by stibbons, who has tagged it with “I live in Sydney, ner ner ner-ner ner” Happy turning point of winter, folks! Look forward to seeing those of you braving the wilds of Erskineville for our Hoyden Solstice Gathering at lunchtime. Related posts: BFTP: Io, Saturnalia! Happy Solstice… Read more →
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Just a reminder to Sydney Hoydenizens that we will be meeting this Sunday June 21, 12noon, to celebrate the solstice, Hoyden style. The venue is: The Rose of Australia 1 Swanson St Erskineville All feminists and feminist-allies welcome! When I called they said that they didn’t do bookings, so just turn up and look for the sign (same as the… Read more →
If I look out my window right now, I can still see the last faint strains of this rainbow: I love the bright colours against the dark, ominous sky. If you look in the to right hand corner, you can just see the secondary rainbow behind it. I am choosing to take this as an omen that I WILL get… Read more →
Cable TV keeps on playing 70s Countdown clips, and I’m enjoying them way too much, especially the glam acts with huge horn sections. Then of course the disco ladies. What about the Bump? And this awesomely naff set? Related posts: Sydney Hoydenizens Do Karaoke! Otterday! And Open Thread. Various topics I’d like to blog on if I had more time… Read more →
This is just one shot of a snow leopard captured by a camera trap in the Himalayas by photographer Steve Winter. There’s a gallery of his shots up at National Geographic. The length of the tail helps the big cats keep their balance on rocky precipices, and is also useful for wrapping around themselves to stay warm. Related posts: Endangered… Read more →
Found as a linked item on my Facebook home page (where you can now add latest HaT post updates to your friends-feed if you become a fan of the HaT Facebook page): Dylan Thomas’ famous “Play for Voices”. Below is just the first 9:16 minutes of the classic Under Milk Wood radio broadcast where Richard Burton was the First Voice… Read more →
so this post is not especially about gratuitous ogling here but about how it is happening elsewhere, which is why I haven’t posted one of the easily available photos of him showing rather more skin than he’s showing here. Although in the abstract I appreciate that David Beckham is on the very Pretty! and Shiny! end of the human aesthetic… Read more →
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