So, here’s the thing: I’m generally pretty open about my distaste for the X-Men. What I generally don’t let on to my comic-loving chums is that I find Wolverine to be one of the worst of the lot. I’m still not sure exactly what it is about Wolverine that I don’t like – though I must confess that I really enjoyed Wolverine: Origin and Origin 2 for the sheer tragedy of Logan’s early years.
The life of a working musician is, for the most part, not the greatest financial experience. Having said that, it is amazing just how often and how sincerely musicians contribute to events, both by direct donation and organising and by playing free to entertain a crowd and encourage them to contribute.
Shaun Micallef gets a lot done in a year. Or at least he gets a lot done compared to the rest of Australia’s comedy industry, and it’s up to the individual to consider whether he’s really hard-working or the rest of the business is just full of slackers.
Ladies and gentlemen, it’s that time of the year again: racing season. It’s time to pop open that bottle of bubbly, chuck on your best duds and head out to the racetrack to place your bets on, what you’re praying will be, the winning horse. The only question is what to wear. Well, that’s what I’m here for.
Last week I had the very unjoyous occasion of moving house. Between having to disconnect gas and electricity at one house and reconnect at another, pack your whole life into boxes and clean everything as you go … well, it’s exhausting – and I guess I’ll just have to live in this house forever because I certainly never want to move ever again! It did get me thinking about moving house though, especially overseas.
We were going to put together a complete ‘What You Need to Know’ guide for Madonna’s upcoming fourteenth studio album release this fortnight, but have decided against it … at least for now. Whilst we are now being told not to expect the album until 2015, some believe Madge is going to ‘Beyoncé’ the record over the next month and surprise us with her latest collection of jams.
So, unless you’ve been living under a very large rock, chances are you’ve noticed that Marvel has put out a new movie: Guardians of the Galaxy. What’s unique about GotG is that chances are that when you first read the name, your first reaction was probably something along the lines of “Who?”
So Doctor Who has been back for a few weeks now and depending on your circle of friends either this new season has been a triumph or just more of the same … which makes it pretty much the same as every other season, or part-season, or Christmas Special of the last few years.