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Archive for June 2009

Michael Jackson (1958 – 2009)

June 28, 2009

Say what you will about his turbulent social life (recluse, pervert, lost child), but as a recording artist and a song writer very few people can claim that Michael Jackson was not a Superstar. His music spans generations and it’s continuing popularity, even after he stopped recording over a decade ago, is a testament to […]

Rest in Peace: Neda Salehi Agha Soltan

June 23, 2009

It’s not that often that world events affect me and cause me to think long and hard about my own good fortune to live in a democracy like Australia. But the recent protests in Iran over the questionable legitimacy of the results of their recent election had me thinking. Then, today I saw this video […]

Amuro Ray, Gundam: Launching!

June 13, 2009

Yet another childhood memory has presented itself in real life, well as close it can be without having a fully functional suit of mecha armour. According to Examiner.com: “A group called the Green Tokyo Gundam Project built a Gundam statue in celebration of the 30th anniversary of the franchise and in promotion of  Tokyo’s bid […]

Look Up. Look Up. Look Up. The Sky is Falling!

June 11, 2009

I have a lot of fond childhood memories, and among the most cherished is Robotech. Different to many typical Robotech fans, my favourite story arc is the Third Robotech War, Invid Invasion. I do have a ‘special’ place in my heart for Macross and it’s a definitely close race for first spot for me, not […]