I adore a blog call Popservations (http://www.popservations.com/) , which showcases all sorts of cutting edge, cool music, and being the music junkie that I am, I naturally spend an inordinate amount of time there sampling the music, dreaming of iTunes downloading (it does make for odd heavily melodic dreams that Continue Reading
A Different Kind of Fix – Bombay Bicycle Club
This is one of the best albums I have listened to in a while. Not necessarily because it’s one of the best albums ever recorded and has awed me speechless (a feat of epic proportions that seldom few attempt) with its originality, creativity and depth. Although it is far more Continue Reading
Music Week – Coldplay exclusive: band talk to MW about new album
A brilliant rundown of Coldplay’s upcoming new album, which is being heralded as their best body of work since my favourite Coldplay CD, A Rush of Blood to the Head. To say I am excited would be understating it – I will be poised at the doors of my favourite Continue Reading
The Big Funny Sitcom Round Up!
The Big C
The Big C is one of the standouts in that relatively new crop of HBO-quality shows – even when the shows aren’t from that stable of quality, they are invariably tagged as such – which also includes Hung, Breaking Bad, United States of Tara, and the much longer running Weeds, Continue Reading
I Love the Emmys
I am a TV junkie. I could say I have tried 12 step programs, detox units, and literary clubs to wean me off my habit but to no avail, and frankly I am not even slightly disappointed. Mainly because, these days, and it is increasingly so, TV is where all Continue Reading
What would you do if your 75 year old father, just one week after the death of his wife, and your mother, announced to you, and the world that he was gay, always had been, and wanted to explore as fully and richly as he could before he too slipped Continue Reading
Community season 3 On its Way…
Season 3 kicks off in the USA on September 22 and it looks awesome. All the crazy off-the-wall humour looks to be there in abundance, and plus John Goodman is in the mix! While we have a while to wait for it’s arrival in Australia – please don’t sit on Continue Reading
Muppet-ationally Inspirationally Awesome!
In the lead up to the release of the new Muppets movie (a major event to eclipse all others for a guy like me who grew up watching the Muppets, on both TV and at the movies) in November, a number of musicians including Rachel Yamagata, OK Go and Continue Reading