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It’s National Black Dog Day! Roll out the carpet, crank up the tunes, and open the bags of doggy treats! 488 more words

Writer's Life

Haiku of the Day: New Music from Old Favourite Bands

Music is changing.

Nothing is ever the same.

I miss it, slightly.

I idolized you.

Trends move on, and so do you.

Pedestals fall down. 16 more words



by Michael Crichton

I’ve been on a big Jurassic Park kick of late, yada yada yada, I found myself reading Prey. I’d only ever read the one Crichton book, but I knew his schtick: use whatever science/technology has been making advances lately, embellish a little but not so much that it seems unrealistic, and then write a thriller that scares the shit out of people. 780 more words


Review: The Family Men by Catherine Harris

“After the bang of the Grand Final, the year ends with a whimper. Exhaustion. Anticlimax”

                                   -Catherine Harris, The Family Men

There is nothing quite like Melbourne in the lead up to the last weekend in September. 863 more words


As Seen on TV

Anastasia Kalos

Graffiti stenciled by an unknown auteur glares down at the riot police and states
“Democracy from a box: As Seen on TV.” The two dimensional man in the TV looks like… 1,188 more words

Issue One

Chapter 042: Spending time avoiding life

If I’m in the right frame of mind, I can put myself in the moment when I Annabelle and I met. It was at a party thrown by an old college friend, Irene, and Irene’s live-in boyfriend, Tom. 1,314 more words


Book Club #2: Howl's Moving Castle by Diana Wynne Jones

Unlike the previous book club, the film that goes along with this children’s fantasy novel is amazing. I expected it would be–since it is from Miyazaki; but, it was better than I could have imagined. 555 more words