Arts

Headhunters (ticket giveaway)

Wednesday March 07, 2012

This slick, new Norwegian crime caper is part of a new wave of Scandinavian crime fiction winning massive audiences.

Photographer Bill Cunningham rides a bike around New York taking pictures of nice outfits for a living. It's not a bad deal. 

Last Dinosaurs (album giveaway)

Saturday March 03, 2012

Scientists posit that perhaps a giant asteroid hitting the earth killed the dinosaurs. So we're all hoping no asteroids strike Brisbane, or we may lose Last Dinosaurs.

What you talking about Willis?

Friday March 02, 2012

The new 7" by Chicago's Willis Earl Beal and its accompanying video have all the charm of a lost relic found at a yard sale in some remote part of town.

Paper cuts

Wednesday February 29, 2012

Thinking outside the box is damn hard on a computer screen. So while we love hyperlinks and forwarding to a friend, mags can take on so many other forms. 

Tilt-Shift Rio

Monday February 27, 2012

The latest short film by Sydney photographer and director Keith Loutit conveys the massive energy of Rio's Carnival in a miniaturised format.

Book surgery

Friday February 24, 2012

We weren't sure whether to file these incredible paper sculptures under arts or science.

Swishwiffing stamps

Tuesday February 21, 2012

If ever an author deserved to be on a postage stamp it's the flushbunking, swizzfiggling, lickswishy genius Roald Dahl.

Mail art

Sunday February 19, 2012

Junk mail, as the manifestation of our information and material overload, is one of modern times' most maligned creations. Artist, Amanda Nelsen sees things differently. 

Alain de Botton's Australian tour is largely sold out, but you can still tap into his thinking.