Review

Narcos Season 3

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NARCOS returns to Netflix on September 1st. Season 3 of this ground-breaking series is new territory in more ways than one. Seasons 1 and 2 covered the rise and fall of Colombian drug lord Pablo Escobar. The demise of Escobar and the Medellin drug cartel means its chief competitor, the Cali cartel, is now the […]

Review

Zumbo

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I caught up with the second episode of the SBS show ZUMBO last night. A docu-reality-lifestyle melange of six episodes ostensibly about the working life of famed Sydney patissier Adriano Zumbo, but it was nothing of the kind. It wasn’t a documentary’s bootlace. For those who don’t know who Adriano Zumbo is, his site helpfully […]

Review

Parks and Recreation

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PARKS AND RECREATION is a television sitcom created by Greg Daniels and Michael Schur who produced and adapted THE OFFICE for American television. It too, is shot fly-on-the-wall style. The series follow the lives of the public servants who work for the Parks and Recreation Department in the fictional Indiana town of Pawnee. The show’s […]

Culture

Got the Time?

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Zeitgeisters, Wind back your chronograph twenty-plus years. It’s the 1980s and you want to tell the time in the most cutting edge and stylish way possible, but still want change from fifty bucks. What do you need? Full marks to all of those who said ” a swatch”.

Culture

The Christmas Box

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Zeitgeisters, If you have the good fortune to be in Perth, Western Australia, on December the 25th, then you could be enjoying temperatures of 38 degrees Celsius (approx 100 degrees Fahrenheit). At some point in this emotionally fraught, tiring day of good cheer, family and over-indulgence, you are likely to sit down in front of […]