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Not everyone drinks. I do. While I’ve definitely had my moments of overindulgence, though, I can’t say that I’ve ever had a ‘morning after’ that started with a missing person. Maybe that just means I’m […]


Blog of the year 2019

It’s the end of another year and it is time for Klax.  Oh, wait, that’s not right. Let’s try this again. It’s the end of the year, and I asked members of the Cane and […]


The sound of silence

When Michel Hazanavicius’ award-winning black and white silent film The Artist arrived in cinemas in 2011, audiences were captivated by this wordless wonder. The film’s protagonist, George Valentin (Jean Dujardin) the leading light in the […]

pax 2019

PAX West 2019

From 30th August 2019 through to 2nd September 2019 at the Washington State Convention Centre and Cane and Rinse hosts Ryan Hamann and Chris O’Regan attended the event, both of whom are veterans of it. […]

Dance of Death

Dance of Death: Du Lac & Fey

So get this, right? Apparently, Arthurian figures Sir Lancelot du Lac and sorceress Morgan le Fey were bound and made immortal by Merlin’s magic when he cursed the latter to eternal life in the form […]


Tetris: The Games People Play

Scott Buros reviews Box Brown‘s graphic novel that tells the tale of the world’s most popular video game. Forecasting the popularity of any piece of art seems impossible most of the time. Certainly Tetris inventor […]