is a favourite, especially 50s and 60s novels and short
spring to mind.
gets a special mention & Terry Pratchett
's first 27
discworld novels were great, after that they jumped the shark
deserves a special mention too.
I like a wide range of movies & TV, anything from Monty Python
Lord of the
to The Big Bang
. I lean towards the British
in my humour
, quality American film is great
too though 50% turns out to actually be Canadian
Really enjoying the new Sherlock
series, only a handful of
episodes but done so well!
Then again HBO
get a special mention for Game of Thrones
and Joss Whedon
is a god.
is so wonderfully dystopian...
I should also mention :
The IT Crowd
, A Clockwork Orange
, The Blues
, Queer as Folk
, Mad Max
I & II, Priscilla
, The Castle
much anything else by the D Gen
guys. Hows the serenity
Allergic to televised footbrawl, cricket, "reality" TV and other
alternatives to watching paint dry. When it comes to participating
in sport swimming and cycling suit me well.
I enjoy all cusines and love discovering new foods...
When it comes to music quality is more important than genre to me.
However some styles such as gangsta rap and death metal seem to
have less tunefullness to me. A few Aussie Hip Hop group show how
well this style can be done. No tune = not music IMHO. Probably
goes back to my early exposure to music being mainly classical.
Ravel's Bolero is one exception to the above, especially as used in
Allegro Non Troppo.
Whoever invented the vocoder / autotune should be shot. It didn't
work for Cher in the 90s and its still lame now. At least she had a
little talent, most of the current proponents can't claim
Some fave lyrics of mine, sung so very well too... check out
version - much, much better than Cold Chisels recent release. The
rewrite & performance both suck majorly. Ironic as the song was
written by a Chisels member, who has apparently since forgotten
what irony is.
Everybody wants to be famous,
Everybody wants more things,
Everybody wants to feel the pain that a whole lot of money's gonna
Everybody wants their name on the guest list,
Everybody wants to get in free,
Everybody wants complete fidelity, and two or three lovers
Everybody wants to be... individual,
Everybody else does too,
All I wanna be is idiot free, outta here with you