Most disappointing TV show:
The Chaser’s Media Circus. Forced, overly scripted, unfunny, lame, annoying dot dot dot.
Music: in no particular order
Lullaby and… The Ceaseless Roar by Robert Plant & The Sensational Space Shifters
Lost in the Dream by The War On Drugs
New Horizons by Sun Ra & Orchestra
Atlas by Real Estate
Bestial Burden by Pharmakon (best played infrequently)
Sunbathing Animal by Parquet Courts
Mess by Liars
Listen by The Kooks
Tyranny by Julian Casablancas + The Void
More Than Any Other Day by Ought
Playland by Johnny F Marr
El Pintor by Interpol
Ex Hex by Rips
Eagulls by Eagulls
The Physical World by Death From Above 1979
Here And Nowhere Else by Cloud Nothings
Indigo Meadow by The Black Angels (tip the hat to True Detective)
World Peace Is None Of Your Business by Morrissey
They Want My Soul by Spoon
Warpaint by Warpaint
Movies: in no particular order
Grand Budapest Hotel
Living Is Easy With Eyes Closed
The Railway Man
Brazil vs Germany. 1-7 . David Luiz is overcome by his hairstyle.
What is so wrong with amputee academics?
The Queensland premier said that academics literally live in ivory towers. Tony Abbott said that his critics literally didn’t have a leg to stand on.
Well, I don’t know. All I can say is that I literally bust a gut to keep my head above water, what with the increasing coffee prices and all.