Model X, West Auckland
Held every year the Model X show is a true extravanganza of hobbyists and die-cast mania. Five dollars at the door allows the vistor access to a dream world where everything is really small.
The Littlest Hobo Theme
There’s a voice that keeps on calling me Down the road is where I’ll always be Every stop I make, I’ll make a new friend Can’t stay for long, just turn around and I’m gone again. Maybe tomorrow, I’ll want settle down, Until tomorrow, I’ll just keep moving on. Down this road, that never seems to end, Where new adventure, lies just around the bend. ...
So How Much Has The Edge Lost Over My Fair Lady?
Is it 2.5 million dollars or 1.9 million dollars? Awaiting clarification …
On sale now: Cameron's house from 'Ferris... →
Wicked. soupsoup: livesophia: Would you like to really return to the 1980s? Do you dream of living in the world of Ferris Bueller’s Day Off? Now you can! You can buy Cameron Frye’s house, complete with Ferrari showroom, and live in it. Your friends can say it’s very cold, and very beautiful, like a museum. You can lie there under your covers in the dark, insist that you’re dying, and sing...
It was just a catastrophe, we were just running around with thing, cos like cold...– The Dominion Post making the story last for as long as they can.
Dntel - Roll On (ft Jenny Lewis)
I, For One, Welcome Our Robot Masters →
Auckland: the new Copenhagen? →
Starring Hadyn and Amy. Filmed by José Barbosa (2009)
Independent labels accounted for 32% of aggregate album sales in 2008, up almost...– The Music Industry Report: Indie labels are on the rise, and the proof is in the numbers (via buyhercandy)
Sunday Breakfast 24/05/09 →
On the show this week: annoying bike pants people straddle the Harbour Bridge; Marcus Chown blows me (away) with mere words; Tigi Ness and his big award; James Coe ruins both our future careers as journalists; Matthew Dentith ponders Angels & Demons and the bFM mailbag is rendered open.
Campbell's Coming Ta Git Choo!
Cinéma de L'homme
There’s a great scene in Predator when Mac (Bill Duke) wrenches a gatling-gun (affectionately named Painless) off fallen comrade Blain (Jesse Ventura) and unloads 400 rounds per second into a patch of jungle. The rest of the squad, led by Dutch (Arnold Schwarzenegger), join the exercise with appropriate gusto, firing off their weapons in a screeching arc of ballistic jungle clearing not seen...
World's Best Illusions (the first one is a... →
A proposal before the ARC outlines three possible...
Sunday Breakfast 19/05/09
On the show this week: Hendrik Hertzberg on proportional representation; a man who loves Doctor Who so much he made a one man show around it; Benji Jackson looks at Earache Records; the Feathers of Peace examine laundry and threesomes; Birdboy sings about the upside to swine flu and we hear your thoughts via the bFM mailbag.
Beck performing Clap Hands on Saturday Night Live... →
A Man Of Naught
Here’s an amazingly pretentious short story I wrote over ten years ago as a shambling university student taking part in a creative writing course. I am born in a samurai slice of creation, a piston imprint in the twitch of an eye. I am born whole and complete with memory, identity. I am a new character. I am born with fresh memories; I am twenty five years old, I am four minutes old. I am a...
The Road film adaptation trailer looks like... →
Build Voice - Dan Deacon
Sunday Breakfast 10/05/09 →
On this week’s show: Egypt as archeology’s Disneyland; a local government expert’s view on the supercity; James Coe receives his first legal threat; Matthew Dentith gets H1N1 under his collar and more of your correspondence.
Friends Shoot Film In 48 Hours, Remain Friends
It was a stress free experience on 48 Hours this year. We knocked off the script by 3am on Saturday morning, reconvened at 10am and finished filming at about four o’clock. Alas I have to do a radio show otherwise I’d be in editing now getting in everyone’s way. Here’s a bunch of photos from the shoot (as we call it in the industry).