The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo Trailer

Trent Reznor & Atticus Ross

Trent Reznor, the Nine Inch Nails frontman and now frequent David Fincher collaborator (see: The Social Network) has covered "Immigrant Song" with Karen O in the new trailer for the upcoming film The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo, the green band trailer has just been released so here it is... Girl With The Dragon Tattoo Trailer [pro-player height="277" type="mov"]http://blog.thekiwi.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/06/girltattoo-tsr1_h480p.mov[/pro-player]I've not yet read the books but am really … [Read more...]

Van Damme kicks ass in Street Fighter 2

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I found this little gem on YouTube last night and couldn't stop watching it, I think I might have played too much Street Fighter 2 (Up-Up-Down-Down-Left-Right-Left-Right B, A, Start. anyone?) in my youth, but what else are you gonna do growing up in Singapore? not much room to kick a rugby ball around, plus Van Damme, Chuck Norris & Steven Segal were kick ass warriors in the 90's!What's better than seeing Van Damme kick ass in Street Fighter 2? it's better than the actual movie, and features … [Read more...]

25 Mac Apps I Love

December Desktop

I've been using macs for quite a while now and one thing I love about the operating system is the wealth of well designed and useful software which is available. Windows has a large breadth of software available but since switching over in 2003 I've not had to go back to windows unless I am browser testing a website in Internet Explorer. For me, there is nothing that my mac can't do, be it work or play.I've compiled a list of my favourite applications, most of them I use on at least a weekly … [Read more...]

The End Is The Beginning Is The End

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RIP GeoCities 1995-2009...Probably a bit after the fact, but I thought it was worth mentioning the passing of one of the sites that started all this for me way back on dial-up internet. GeoCities is officially shutting its doors and going offline. This is the same site that was bought by Yahoo back in 1999 for a staggering $3.57 Billion US dollars and at the time, was home to 1.1 million users, I was one of those users, it's where I launched m first website, one of the many that ended up on … [Read more...]