Archive for November, 2011

Weird TV

(Nov 16, 2011) In the mid 90’s some Canadians moved to California and started a pop culture TV show that was syndicated by Fox. I always t...

This guy is funny

(Nov 16, 2011) Obviously there is no need for stand-up comedy to exist anymore, now that Cats are the new standard in funny (thanks internet). A...

The last great sci-fi tv show?

(Nov 16, 2011)   You know what TV used to be really good at? Sci-fi. Long running shows like TNG get written off as nerdy too quickly. Really, ...

La Pubilla de Taulat

(Nov 15, 2011) Everybody thinks the neighbourhood they live in is the best place in the city, and no-one ever stops to think that maybe they lik...

Philosophy and Food

(Nov 15, 2011)   There’s a restaurant next to the Santa Caterina market.  It’s a hole in a wall type of place run by a family (mother, fath...

I know a song that’ll get on your Nerves

(Nov 15, 2011)   Last weekend I went to sidecar to see the Paul Collins band play a show. A friend of mine plays drums for the ex Nerves frontma...

Ozwald Boateng: his fashion award and latest campaign in South Africa

(Nov 15, 2011) Designer and Saville Row tailor Ozwald Boateng was in South Africa last week to receive an AFI (Africa Fashion International) awa...

Future House

(Nov 15, 2011)   There’s a couple of Spanish producers coming out with deep, slow house tracks that use analogue samples instead of b...

The State of Violence

(Nov 15, 2011) Acclaimed South African film, State of Violence opens in theaters across the country after showing  at the Durban, Dubai and Toro...

Bhubesii is back

(Nov 14, 2011) Johannesburg based rapper Bhubesii re-introduced himself earlier this year with the release of a mixtape titled Starring As Himsel...

Another band from Madrid with a really awesome girl in it

(Nov 14, 2011) Juanita y Los Feos have been around for six years or so and I’ve always dismissed them as being a bit rockabilly. I mean, ...

Ministry of Espresso

(Nov 14, 2011) Roasting all of their own beans with Coffee Clue, Ministerstwo Kawy is a rare sparkling bean in a city known mostly for its chain...

Still Punk

(Nov 14, 2011) Two American punk bands from Portland, Oregon are starting their European tour in Barcelona in November.  Defect Defect, with e...

Cloudmine

(Nov 14, 2011) Cloudmine is back with its revamped design (check Edgar Bak who worked on the new identity) and fresh approach to online fashion ...

Kirsten may just be what the Proteas need

(Nov 14, 2011) Hashim Amla, Gary Kirsten, AB de Villiers and Graeme Smith The South African cricket team (Proteas) have a tough task this summer ...