Posted by: Gregoryno6 | January 8, 2014

And so the New Year begins… a few days late.

And what have I been doing for the last two and a half weeks? Well, driving a lot between Balwyn and Safety Beach, taking photographs with my new Vivitar 3800, hanging around with dead people in great number…
I spent Christmas Day in my traditional manner, that is to say I passed out in the afternoon – and it wasn’t even that big a lunch. Maybe it was the five eps of Breaking Bad season 4 in the morning that wore me out.
Apart from that… I put in a few hours at the Australian Centre For The Moving Image, where they’re currently exploring that very contemporary art form the music video. Parodies feature prominently – as they should.
Here’s one of the best: the literal version of Total Eclipse of the Heart.

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  1. Good to see you at the keyboard again, mate. Happy 2014, another year filled with laughter and disgust ahead. At least from the socialist nation of the states, that is.

    • Just think of it as another 12 months of Obama-slapping. See? You’re feeling better already.

      • True, so true. Not that I, me, Moi would partake in any denigrating.

        Umm, know of anyone in Australia needin’ a damn spiffy bridge? Got a dandy on the market.

        • Bridges? We don’t need no stinking bridges!

          • Damn..

    • On the subject of loudmouth leftwits… and, in this case, a decisive comeuppance, did this story get any coverage in your part of the world?

      Piers Morgan: ‘I’ll show the English batsmen how it’s done.’

      But it was Piers who got done instead.

  2. Watched it three times I did. Laughed my head off, all three. Don’t know anything about cricket, does the pitchman typically run up that far, then toss, or was he deliberately throwing steamers at that twit?

    • Pitchman? Toss?
      Egad, sir, but you are unnkowing of cricket!
      The BOWLER is the man who BOWLS the ball at the batsman. That’s not an unusual length for a run-up; these days it’s more unusual for a bowler to have a short run up or no run up at all. One of the English bowlers had a very short run up – can’t remember which one.
      A fast bowler can send a ball down the pitch at 70-100mph. He can direct the ball to bounce well ahead of the batsman, so it will rise up to potentially make bodily contact. Brett Lee was obviously bowling to intimidate – but that’s a standard tactic in cricket these days. Piers made a complete arse of himself. Has he faced a bowler since he was in short pants? I doubt it!

      • He’s all arse he is..

        And yep, don’t know diddle about the sport. I did however notice (with joy) that the fellow (BOWLER lol) was kinda’, sorta’ taking dead aim at poor piersy baby.


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