Tag: Dylan Chalwell

  • An Expert’s Guide to Life: How to deal with your hard-earned thirst

    VB is a very special type of beer. It is not for everyone, and it is not for everyday. It is for those with a hard-earned thirst.[*] And one day, that could be you. A hard-earned thirst differs considerably from the conventional instinctual drive to rehydrate. Conventional thirst stems from a desire to avoid a […]

  • Devonshire Street Objects

    Art review by Dylan Chalwell One of the most exciting developments in modern art is the emergence of provocative, unauthorised pieces in inner-city enclaves. In Surry Hills and Darlinghurst, for example, the only thing more pleasantly surprising than finding a wall that has been graffitied by local artist Lister, is finding one that hasn’t.

  • Coke and Lava Nikon D800 and Gopro

    YouTube review by Dylan Chalwell In this remarkable short film, visionary director Lavapix traces out the inability of modern innovation, commercialisation and quote-unquote “strategic brand management” to shield us from the inexhaustible pressure, heat and momentum of our own mortality. Two simple questions lie at the heart of the film: How long will it take […]

  • An Expert’s Guide to Life: How to make a muscle shirt

    Oh yeah. It’s 2014, and there’s going to be some changes. The biggest? You’ve decided it’s about time people started to show you a little respect. How did you get here? It’s not entirely clear. Maybe it was halfway through Gran Turino when Clint Eastwood condescendingly looked right down the camera at you as you […]