Nooooo…I’m sitting in one of my favourite breakfast spots, necking one of my favourite breakfasts; the croque madame from Pourboy at South Brisbane. No…
When did the end of the world stop being fun?I’m developing this theory that apocalypses come in two flavours. Fun, and really fucking grim. The Stand is a fun apocalypse. And Steve Stirlin…
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The CutGoing into my dermo to get a melanoma cut out this arvo. It’s a baby skin cancer, Stage 1, like the last one he cut off, so everything should be…
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The Failed Promise of the Aerobics Revolution.Back in the 80s I did a lot of aerobics on campus, because it was a cheap, efficient way to keep fit for jujitsu and, well, okay, hot girls. I h…
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Bought some new speakers.I had a rough day last week and decided to treat myself to a couple of Apple’s HomePod Minis. I held out buying the big arse HomePods because th…
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Yes, Weapons has been optioned. Yes, there is a screenplay.It’s not my script. As is my won’t I simply sold off the rights. In this case to Luke Sparke who made an alien invasion movie I rather enjoyed. …
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Just one wafer thin narrative slice?I just spent the afternoon plotting and scheming out my next 12-18 months, which is something I do after a big deadline. Two of them in this cas…
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Jabbed! And puffed!I just got back from my first COVID shot (AZ). Had to wait the usual fifteen minutes but didn’t sprout any glowing tentacles so they let me go. …
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