Unknown short Wes Anderson film

I was not aware that Wes Anderson was a contributor to Bucketman’s oeuvre. One may think Bucketman the antithesis of quirkiness, favouring direct story telling for human beings. However, as Bucketman has said in the past, “Hipsters gotta hip”, so who can hold it against them. Or him. Either of him. When aliens invade Earth, […]

Here is a poem for Australia Day

Today is Australia Day. You can tell by all of the people walking around dressed in Australian flags. Otherwise, you might not know that it is Australia Day, or that you are in Australia. And you wouldn’t want to make a mistake about that, there could be consequences. I still remember when Australia Day was […]

Counselling the Radiator

I hate the way you radiate energy and power how you excrete heat and make weird noises on the hour. Your functionality does not excuse your lack of personality. You are not everything to me when that is what I demand of everything. You do not radiate love, radiator, nor compassion or understanding. So like […]

There can be no news better than this

The main function of any Olympic Games, Summer or Winter, is to showcase two legendary boofheads, Roy Slaven and HG “Immortal” Nelson, so it was with great pleasure that I read they shall indeed be part of the Australian television broadcast. The year just keeps getting better and better a great opportunity to catch up […]

Happy Day

An e mail awaited me when I woke this morning: Hi, David Stevens, We greatly enjoyed reading your story. It’s my pleasure to tell you we’d like to include it in issue # … Nothing like a bit of validation to lift the spirits! My first SFWA rate sale. Details to follow once everything is […]

Seeking the divine

We seek God in beauty. Some look to the purity of mathematics, and the fact that here is a language in which the (known) complex truths of the universe can be expressed elegantly, though perhaps the greatest wonder is that there is a language in which they can be expressed at all. Others look to […]