DVD Derek reviews…

Absolutely Everything is another Simon Pegg movie. The Monty Python team is involved through out the film. Fans of Pegg and Monty Python will enjoy this funny romp. It reminded me of an old Goons radio show, with voices and outrageous humour sure to make you smile. Simon Pegg has a way of bringing different … [Read the full story]

Robert Mugabe is Africa’s Adolf Hitler

This used to be, and was once known as the ‘Bread-basket of Africa’, because of its agricultural richness. Today, Zimbabwe is at the mercy of its dictator, President Robert Mugabe. Unemployment is to 90% and communities exist in poverty and squalor, but it’s the horrific violence that’s driving two million refugees across the border to … [Read the full story]

Will Turnbull pay attention to Indigenous issues?

Prime Minister, Malcolm Turnbull, has been in conversation with Indigenous Advisory Chairman, Warren Mundine. Turnbull has purportedly committed to working with Mundine on Indigenous issues. Warren Mundine was very angry and upset when he wasn’t consulted before calling a Royal Commission into the abuse in the Northern Territory detention centres, Mundine has been pushing the government … [Read the full story]

Dear Lily – My colleague is making my life a misery

Dear Lily, I have a female colleague at work who is making my life a misery. She’s really ambitious and competitive, and she tries to better everything I do, especially when the boss is around. I’ve been trying to ignore her endless one-upmanship for a while now, but it’s getting close to the point where … [Read the full story]

Ozzie tourist left for dead in Bali

An Australian woman has revealed how she was left for dead with massive head wounds on a Bali roadside, amid fears of growing violence against Australian tourists in the country. Official statistics show 31 Australians died in Bali in the past year, but what is less well reported is the number who have been assaulted … [Read the full story]

Ed Furlong pleads not guilty to battery charge

Troubled Terminator 2 star, Edward Furlong, pleaded not guilty in a Los Angeles court on this week after being charged with the battery for the third time in a matter of months. The actor will however remain behind bars until a $30,000 bail is posted. The actor’s lawyer asked for the sum to be reduced, … [Read the full story]

Quenton Tarantino loses it big-time

Quentin Tarantino lost it in a TV interview, telling an interviewer: “I’m shutting your butt down.” The Pulp Fiction and Reservoir Dogs director snapped when asked him about the links between film violence and real crime. Tarantino, 49, yelled: “I refuse your question. I’m not your slave and you’re not my master. You can’t make … [Read the full story]

Tommy Taylor’s SRU

I don’t know how to report the news this week. The darkest time for all of us, especially parents…its cruel how the wickedness in some people can destroy the lives of so many. At Christmas time we enjoy the friendship and happiness of our families and there’s (or at least there should be) peace to … [Read the full story]

Can history repeat itself?

It is exactly eleven years ago when the twin towers in New York were subjected to a dreadful terrorist attack and 9/11 will always be remembered as the day the world mourned the wickedness in man. It will also be remembered as a day the world changed its apathy to terrorists in many countries. Northern … [Read the full story]

A man called Jackmeoff is arrested…

An American man from Florida with an unfortunate name…or a strong commitment to practical jokes…was arrested last week on a litany of charges in Fort Lauderdale. Jackmeoff Mudd, 54, was arrested on charges of assault, disorderly conduct, resisting an officer, possession of alcohol in an open container, and violation of probation. He is being held at … [Read the full story]

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