DAGNABBIT!

by Purple Wyrm on February 12, 2015

Deville’s Pad is closing for good on March 21st 🙁 That sucks, and is all.

Well that explains that…

by Purple Wyrm on February 12, 2015

As part of my whole not-swell-up-like-a-walrus-and-die plan I’ve been eating cereal and yogurt for breakfast for the last month or so, as opposed to scarfing down whatever the hell grabs my eye when I stumble to the fridge in the (…)

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And Here’s Another Thing

by Purple Wyrm on February 12, 2015

In a follow up to yesterday’s surprising Eurovision news, there’s a petition begging TISM to reform and represent Australia in Vienna. Naturally I have signed it. Can you watch this performance, and dare to claim that TISM would not fit (…)

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Well, Here’s a Thing

by Purple Wyrm on February 11, 2015

Apparently, in recognition of the 60th anniversary of the Eurovision Song Contest and the fact that a lot of Aussies (including myself) watch it, Australia is going to compete in this year’s contest! We get automatic entry into the final (…)

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Music of the Ghosts

by Purple Wyrm on February 8, 2015

A few hundred years ago – according to legend – an inhabitant of one of the Blasket Islands off the west coast of Ireland heard a strange, eerie tune floating out of the night air. He grabbed his fiddle and (…)

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Can a Government be Competent?

by Purple Wyrm on February 5, 2015

Jimmy Carter says Yes!

Vamp

by Purple Wyrm on February 4, 2015

Here’s a riddle -what do you get if you cross the riff from Louie Louie, the verse from Prince’s 1999 and the chorus from from the B52s’ Roam? You get Transvision Vamp! This was a big hit back in 1989, (…)

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Tunnel Dweller

by Purple Wyrm on February 3, 2015

For the last couple of weeks I’ve been spending much of my time wandering the Moscow Metro system. Not literally of course. I’ve merely been studying the crap out of it in order to produce a (hopefully) really good English (…)

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