10 Irish Jokes to brighten up your day.

 

 “Q: Did you hear about the morning-after pill for men? A: It changes your blood group.” It’s Saint Patrick’s Day and today everyone is Irish. So get your Mick on and we’ll proceed with some classic humour from the homeland.  “Employee of the month is a good example of how someone can be both a winner and a loser at the same time.” [youtube id=”MnLRpZgcUbY” width=”600″ height=”350″] “Word to the wise: never get in line at the bank behind someone wearing a balaclava.” [youtube id=”7ykkKWl5MsQ” width=”600″ height=”350″] “A friend is someone you can call to help you move. A best friend is someone you can call to help you move a body.” [youtube id=”-EoQjqM5i1c” width=”600″ height=”350″] “Knowledge is knowing that […]

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RAMFEST 2014.

 

 Protoculture. With great excitement and anticipation we left for Ramfest on Saturday Afternoon (8 March 2014), armed with wellingtons and hoodies to combat the incessant rain that threatened South Africans own Glastonbury Music Festival, only better, RAMfest. Gangs of Ballet. Arriving a day late was sad, but we were still able to catch the legendary Pestroy before they go on a well deserved hiatus. Though I was rather distraught that we couldn’t see Biffy Clyro. (I have been told that they were absolutely fantastic.) However the Saturday show didn’t disappoint. Trivium were up first and although they were good, I couldn’t help but feel a little cheated, they just missed some of the energy that South African fans have become […]

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AMY TELFORD: TEACHER, ACTRESS, FREE THINKING HUMAN.

 

 TOAST. The roar of the crowd; the smell of the paint; the subtle truth revealed by the change of backdrops, all these things make acting the dream job of many, many people. However not everyone acts for the money and fame. (Yes, there are people who don’t want to be Tom Cruise. Can you imagine that? Well, yes, I can.) There are those, small independent groups from around the world that perform, work on film, do extra work for series, and produce their own independent films and shows, without an inkling of fame and fortune. MAKING GODS BLEED. When did you first know you wanted to become an actor? What inspired you, and what continues to inspire you? I’m an […]

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Red Dragon.

 

 “I am the Dragon. And you call me insane. You are privy to a great becoming, but you recognize nothing. To me, you are a slug in the sun. You are an ant in the afterbirth. It is your nature to do one thing correctly. Before me, you rightly tremble. But, fear is not what you owe me. You owe me awe. ” Francis Dolarhyde, Red Dragon. Whenever we think of serial killers, one name inevitably pops up, Hannibal. Even though he is merely a fictional character, this man has held our minds and our love for the macabre in the palm of his hand. But sadly the book everyone knows him from, Silence of the Lambs (1988), is not […]

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Dark Souls 2

 

 The release to the long awaited Dark Souls sequel is just around the corner and I, for one, am looking forward to it with bated breath. The battle dynamic has changed a bit from the original with some new moves thrown in. The new environment you find yourself in also has some added areas which can only be explored with a torch and “Magic Stones” which can be placed in statues scattered throughout the world which will have random effect depending on the area you’re in. The in-game graphics have been upgraded significantly since the release of Dark Souls, and so have the enemies. If you were thinking of killing a monster trapped in a room, forget it. He will […]

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Final Fantasy XV.

 

 “Outside the dream world, life can be harsh, even cruel, but it is life.” – Final Fantasy X. Coming to Xbox One and PlayStation 4, the 15th installment of the Final Fantasy series is, by far, the most breath taking and magnificent of the franchise thus far. [youtube id=”ljtEg1VOVag” width=”600″ height=”350″] The story takes place in an ultramodern city state, Lucis, which is surrounded by various Medieval type nations. The reason for Lucis’s superiority? A Cold War fought for powerful crystals, all of which were either lost or claimed by Lucis. Since the end of the war, the world has been at peace… for now. Taking close to eight (8) years to complete this action-adventure-RPG title looks set to dominate […]

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Project: MEGAFOOT

 

 “It’s bigger than big, it’s Megafoot!” Project: MEGAFOOT is a proposed, upcoming indie-horror film. The story follows a classified US Military experiment that had been attempting to create super soldiers. Unfortunately early tests indicated the cybernetic and genetic enhancements were beyond the ability for a mere human to survive, but just as all hope seemed lost there came a lucky discovery…. Bigfoot (GIGANTANTHROPUS CRYPTICUS) turns out to be real, and the perfect test subject. Now for the twist, as would be expected this souped up Cyborg-Sasquatch escapes from the research facility in the backwoods of the American Mid-West and goes on a massive rampage. An elite squad of soldiers now has to track down and kill the beast before it destroys everything […]

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G.L.O.W.

 

 Today we speak to internationally known, locally made, Dark-Electro Band, G.L.O.W. What’s the origin of your band name? G.L.O.W. was derived from the Industrial/E.B.M. scene with influences of personal burdens, reminiscence, retaliation and one putting their foot down. What genre of music do you consider your work to be? Industrial/E.B.M. History of your G.L.O.W? G.L.O.W. started off with me as a solo artist from 2008 until present. I became recognized on MySpace and Soundcloud with songs such as Anger, Levitate, Plastic and Flying Dutchman (Final Quest?). After winning a tune signature competition in 2013(with an Arizona-based Gothic Radio station called Oontzcast), my music became more recognized worldwide. Tracks which were aired were Flying Dutchman (Final Quest?), Hai-Uri and My Smile […]

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Tetris and the Munchies.

 

 Tetris was created by Russian, Alexey Pazhitnov in 1985. It has since become a beloved game the world over. Food: the stuff created after the big bang and consumed and loved by everyone (well, except Breatharians.) What happens when you take both and pit them against each other? Well a study that is detailed in the next paragraph will tell you more about that. But… before you rush off to read that, have you had some weed and developed the munchies afterwards? Well, scientists have finally found the answer as to why that comes about. So what are you waiting for? Go on… read further. Playing a game of Tetris can reduce your cravings for food, alcohol or cigarettes. (Never […]

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Steven Tu.

 

 Today we speak to a master of all geek trades. Would you mind introducing yourself to the readers of 925|Rebellion? Hi! My name is Steven Tu, and I make games. Before that, t-shirts. Before that, Otaku magazine. Before that, I kicked ass at Tuks in BA: Information Design. Then, please hum with me to the tune of *My Favourite Things:* Gundams, Evangelions and Lars A in Tekken Super Nintendo and my iPad and iPhone Brown suits and brown shirts and brown pants and shoes These are a few of my favorite things 🙂 Android Netrunner and BSG the boardgame Cut-throat deception and lying for my own gain Stabbing friends in the back and taking their loot Only in games will […]

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