Post Tagged with: "Australian"

Friday: Links & Vid 2010/05/21

As with every Friday OfficialManCard.com likes to post a few links and an interesting video to help you wind down your work day and start to relax ready for the weekend. Give you something to do during that Friday morning log on, read and watch during that first cup of Joe and have something interesting

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The OMC 4 Track: Karnivool

Karnivool is a five-piece alternative rock/progressive rock music group from Perth, Western Australia formed in 1997 and currently comprised of lead guitarist Andrew ‘Drew’ Goddard, Mark Hosking on guitar Steve Judd on drums, bass guitarist Jon Stockman and lead vocals Ian Kenny. Karnivool won five West Australian Music Industry Awards (WAMi Awards) in 2007 for

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Spud Gun, You Say Potato I say BOOM!

While Tom and I were shooting the breeze via our rather elaborate Video conferencing system that seems to utilize a carrier pigeon name Augustus, some rusty tins and a lemon I stumbled on this little clip.* Spud Guns are an Aussie tradition and I think at one time or another every Aussie bloke has made

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Zombies, Kids, Love & a Weed Whacker

Way back in 2008 this short film crept onto the internet and has remained one of my favourite Zombie shorts ever since. I Love Sarah Jane is 14 minutes of Aussie short film awesomeness made possible by the folks over at Blue-Tongue Films and won director and writer Spencer Susser the Arizona International Film Festival

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Visit Australia…

Once Australia had successfully invaded New Zealand The Gruen Transfer thought it only fair to give the Kiwis a chance to get their own back on the Aussies little advertising campaign to invade their country. This is what they came up with. … Ouch, little close to home but fair cop. So Tom, looking forward

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Aussies Prep to Invade New Zealand

The Gruen Transfer is an Australian television program focusing on advertising hosted by Wil Anderson along with a panel of advertising industry experts. The Show is named after Victor Gruen, designer of the very first shopping mall and the term describes that split second when the mall’s intentionally confusing layout makes our eyes glaze and

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The OMC 4 Track: Miami Horror

The Skinny: Miami Horror is DJ/Producer electro-pop act Benjamin Plant from Melbourne, Australia. Miami Horror’s live incarnation is a four-piece act comprising of DJ Benjamin Plant, Josh Moriarty on guitar, Aaron Shanahan on drums and Daniel Whitechurch on keys, guitar and bass guitar. Miami Horror’s lists of musical influences stretch across the 1970s and ’80s

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NSFW: Tim Minchin – Pope Song :NSFC

Not Safe For Work – Not Safe For Catholic’s I’m a huge fan of Australian comedian Tim Minchin having gone to a show or two of his when he has been kind enough to visit my little city. Even got that damn Canvas Bags song stuck in my head for a month. My mind remains

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The OMC 4 Track: Bliss N Eso

The Skinny: The trio known as Bliss n Eso, originally known as Bliss n’ Esoterikizm (shortening their name due to problems with pronunciation among their fans) are an award winning Australian hip-hop group based in Sydney comprised of American born MC Bliss (Jonathan Notley), Australian MC Esoterik (Max MacKinnon) and DJ Izm (Tarik Ejjamai). The group

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Tripod, 3 Pods of Australian Comedy

Tripod is an Australian musical comedy trio comprising of Scod (Scott Edgar), Yon (Simon Hall) and Gatesy (Steven Gates). Performing with only an acoustic guitar played by Scod and on the odd occasion Gatesy, the lads will use song styles from soft ballads to hard rock in order to deliver their humorous point or punchline

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