Author: Paul Jones

A little slice of gaming history – August

1953. The year that Stalin died, the first colour TV sets went on sale, Dwight D. Eisenhower was inaugurated as the 34th president of the United States and Queen Elizabeth II was coronated. In August 1953, a Japanese company...

‘Highway to Hell’ turns 40

It was the album that would push AC/DC into the higher echelons of rock’s elite 40 glorious years ago – and it still sounds just as good. I’m a sucker for rifling through the sub-$30 vinyl deal crates at JB on a Saturday...

E3 2019 – the calm before the swarm

E3 2019 was more about what is beyond the horizon than before it. This generally happens to me when I fly to Sydney. The captain politely announces that descent to the destination has commenced. Ten minutes later, a voice from...

Talking ’bout a Revolution

The Revolutions: Records and Rebels exhibition at the Melbourne Museum is a must-visit for those with an interest in the music, politics and fashion of the mid-to-late ‘60s. The reverberations of the 1960s can still be felt in...

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