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Month: February 2010

Lights, camera, brain matter splatter

I think I’ve finally reached critical cheese mass… I recently found myself inappropriately excited at the prospect of spending long, inhuman hours on the set of a Vampire movie being shot in Jozi, sweating and hammering and building and painting and pasting and wielding a nail gun and maybe a coffeepot for mahala… Yep, you heard right: not money, just experience, and because I’m crazy like that. Also, the idea of building and decorating coffins for the undead somehow doesn’t give me the heebie jeebies… Quite the contrary, actually.

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The charm of the horrible joke

Laughter. According to various sources, it’s the best medicine, a shock absorber, the human race’s only effective weapon, a good judge of a man’s character (depending on what he laughs at), a direct result of man’s deep suffering and flowers (the way the Earth laughs, see…).
Which is why I’m going to change my chosen career path. When I grow up, I’m going to be the guy that does the voiceovers for the marketing sequences on M-Net’s Action Channel. No jokes.

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