May 31, 2008
Movie review: In the Valley of Elah, National Treasure 2 – Book of Secrets
Video stores make me prickly. Whenever I enter one I feel like I’m wearing a sign that says; “LOSER: he doesn’t have anything better to do with his life than watch television.” Gawking at box covers with other plebs just adds to the overbearing sentiment of mindless consumer subservience. And later, to add insult to injury and complete the victimisation process, you have to RETURN the goddamn thing. Read the rest of this entry »
May 30, 2008
From the ABC. Yeah, yeah, I know that the link with Perth is tenuous, well, non-existent actually. But it was too good to pass up.
May 23, 2008
The Horn Collection, Bunbury Regional Art Galleries
Bunbury and art. Strange bedfellows perhaps, but Perthetic art snobs could do worse than take the trip south to view a sampling of the Horn Collection now showing at Bunbury Regional Art Galleries (until June 15th). Read the rest of this entry »
May 20, 2008
Curbside Scavenging Report: Nedlands
The astonishingly successful gomi hunting jaunt we undertook in Floreat a month back had us well primed for a curbside scavenging expedition to Nedlands this week. Just thinking about the unpricelessful junk that awaited us in the rich-bastard suburb made our gomi glands fully engorged. Read the rest of this entry »
May 18, 2008
Tip for job hunters who might want to work for the local council, sorry, I mean “Team Stirling”: Get ink declaring your allegiance to your council and wear a pair of red heels.
May 17, 2008
What a funny old fellow is Pumfrey,
He paints all manner of shite,
He likes his Belgian linen,
And Kwinana’s his favourite place,
Which is hardly so very surprising,
He’s a really obsessed detailist,
What a painterly fellow is Pumfrey,
Pumfrey the factory loving realist!
Terraform II, Turner Galleries
Garry Pumfrey’s new exhibition of photorealistic works, Terraform II (Turner Galleries, until 14 June), delivers a deliciously tart rejoinder to the mindless boomtown rhetoric that Western Australians are currently immersing themselves in. Read the rest of this entry »
May 15, 2008
Thanks (?) to Shaz for this pic, which she reckons depicts a fellow auto-sodomising at Scarborough beach while eating a Mrs Mac’s pie. We prefer to believe it’s a new CoastWatch initiative.