Interview with Rainbow Pencil designer, Duncan Shotton

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By Inigo del Castillo in New Products on Friday 7 February 2014

Tokyo-based designer Duncan Shotton just made our lives – or at least for those who use pencils – a bit more colourful. He started a Kickstarter campaign that featured Rainbows Pencils. Now with the project fully funded, he talked with us about the how it all started. [read our previous post about Rainbow Pencils here] […]

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Interview with Chris Dimino: the designer of the Waffle Iron Typewriter

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By Inigo del Castillo in New Design on Thursday 6 February 2014

Designer Chris Dimino astounded us all with his ability to turn useless old items into wacky, re-purposed inventions. We got to talk to Chris and pick his thoughts on his design process, where he gets inspiration, and new designs from his drawing board. [read our original post on the Waffle Iron Typewriter]

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This guy created the greatest resignation ‘letter’ ever! We asked him about it

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By Inigo del Castillo in New Food and Packaging on Wednesday 5 February 2014

Chris Holmes, aka Mr. Cake, used to work as an immigration officer until he decided he wanted to focus on his newly-born child and his cake business. Fittingly, his resignation letter came in the form of a cake. Icing, in fact. We asked him some questions about this rather novel way of quitting a job. [Read our previous post about this cake resignation note here]

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An alarm clock that wakes you up with an orgasm? We interviewed the inventor!

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By Inigo del Castillo in New Products on Thursday 30 January 2014

Ladies, if you have trouble waking up in the morning or hate the sound of that annoying alarm clock, here’s a more, erm, pleasurable alternative: Little Rooster. It’s an alarm clock that wakes you up in all the right places. We spoke to Little Rooster inventor, Tony Maggs, about this magnificent product. [Read our original post about this alarm clock and our Facebook Friends also asked him some questions]

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Interview with Sydney’s Extreme Gelati DJs

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By Cormack O'Connor in New Music on Thursday 21 November 2013

As last month’s Lost At E Minor party in Sydney we were all treated to a set by Extreme Gelati DJs, aka Carla Uriarte and Todd Andrews.

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Walter: a short film about funeral home director

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By Micha Hilliard in New Film on Wednesday 21 August 2013

Walter A. Frey, Jr. is a funeral home director. Like his father, who as a boy dreamed of becoming a funeral home director, Walter also felt a calling to the business at an early age. Unfolding in short vignettes, “Walter” is a journey through the passions of its subject, which include a love for vacuuming, […]

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Interview with Australian singer-songwriter Ben Mason

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By Nini Baseema in New Music on Wednesday 14 August 2013

I’ve been a fan of Ben Mason for a long while now. I discovered his music via MySpace a few years back and I remember that his tunes were on the top of my heavy rotation list. Why he wasn’t more famous back then I don’t know: his songwriting is timeless, heavily influenced by the sixties and seventies with a soothing voice and moving lyrics.

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Interview with Danny Choi from Ghost Loft

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By Lost At E Minor in New Music on Friday 9 August 2013

After the underground success of their track Seconds, we checked in with LA-based Danny Choi of the electronic project Ghost Loft to ask him a few questions, and then a few more again.

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Illustrator Julia Durgee creates an animated marketing interview

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By Julia Durgee in New Illustration on Wednesday 24 July 2013

Facing a tough job market, even for an MBA, I know have to differentiate myself from my fellow applicants. I researched “creative job searches” and came across some inspiring, breakthrough ideas by Alex Brownstein and Brandon Kleinman.

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David Lynch offers advice to the independent filmmaker

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By Rebekah Rhoden in Video on Wednesday 24 July 2013

The brilliant David Lynch gives aspiring filmmakers invaluable advice about the ever-changing independent film business. In this 20-minute interview, Lynch shares his thoughts on the way technology is aiding the film scene like never before. He encourages new filmmakers to take advantage of these technological tools, and the interview even goes behind-the-scenes as Lynch shoots […]

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The daily habits and routines of Nick Cave

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By Low Lai Chow in Video on Friday 5 July 2013

Singer-songwriter Nick Cave is a busy man these days. He’s just been slated to star as himself in 20,000 Days on Earth, a fictional drama-documentary by Iain Forsyth and Jane Pollard that revolves around his a day in his life. In this fascinating 2003 interview, he talks about his daily routines and how he really […]

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Chris Stark’s funny interview with Mila Kunis

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By Alicia Thompson in Video on Wednesday 26 June 2013

Mila Kunis came on the show expecting to talk about her latest film Oz, the Great and Powerful. But what she didn’t know is that it was the interviewer’s first interview. The conversation started to slide towards Jagger bombs, Watford football club and Nando’s restaurant. Kunis is very funny in this interview and it goes […]

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VanityFair’s Impossible Interviews: Martha Stewart chats with Tom Waits

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By Low Lai Chow in New Events on Wednesday 1 May 2013

Vanity Fair recently had paired personalities who would probably never meet and imagined the conversations they would have. These are hilarious: Martha Stewart, for instance, moans about Tom Waits’ dismal gardening skills, to which he wisecracks, ‘I’m the killer, Martha, but you’re the one who’s done time’.

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Optus RockCorps: 5 questions with The Potbelleez

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By Cormack O'Connor in New Music on Wednesday 24 April 2013

AdvertisementLast week we were hanging out at Sydney’s Optus RockCorps to bring to bring you all of the action from in the crowd and backstage.

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Optus RockCorps – 5 questions with The Script

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By Cormack O'Connor in New Music on Wednesday 17 April 2013

Last week we were hanging out at Sydney’s Optus RockCorps to bring to bring you all of the action from in the crowd and backstage.

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