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The FAT Website has had over a dozen bloggers writing about their lives around the world for over a decade. Topics cover everything from food, music, sports, travel and general musings on the minutiae of everyday life. The FAT Website blog first started in 1999 as a means for five high school friends to stay in touch as they independently traveled around the world.

Next Gen is only weeks away

Got an email from EB Games today confirming the details of my Xbox One preorder. It’s been seven years since the Xbox 360 and Playstation 3 were released in Australia.  Now we’re only a fortnight away from their successors.  I’m pretty excited! I can’t wait to get my hands on the Xbox One at launch on November 22nd. …and eventually ...

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A-League 2013/14 – Round 4 – I Heart Brisbane

WESTERN SYDNEY WANDERERS 2 ADELAIDE UNITED 1 PERTH GLORY 1 SYDNEY FC 0 NEWCASTLE JETS 2 CENTRAL COAST MARINERS 2 BRISBANE ROAR 3 MELBOURNE HEART 0 MELBOURNE VICTORY 3 WELLINGTON PHOENIX 2 The Haves and Have Nots We’re only four rounds into this season but already, there’s pretty decisive gap starting to open up in the competition with three teams ...

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The Cabin In The Woods [2012]


Director:  Drew Goddard Writers:  Drew Goddard and Joss Whedon Cast:  Chris Hemsworth, Anna Hutchison, Kristen Connolly Horror-comedies, when done effectively, are some of the most entertaining and physically draining cinematic experiences one can have.  When it comes together the way Sam Raimi nails it with Evil Dead 2: Dead By Dawn and Drag Me To Hell, you can be flicking ...

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A-League 2013/14 – Round 3 – Possession Isn’t Everything

MELBOURNE VICTORY 1 BRISBANE ROAR 0 CENTRAL COAST MARINERS 1 ADELAIDE UNITED 0 SYDNEY FC 0 WESTERN SYDNEY WANDERERS 2 WELLINGTON PHOENIX 0 NEWCASTLE JETS 0 PERTH GLORY 1 MELBOURNE HEART 0 Great Crowds, Worse Football Round 3 of the 2013/14 A-League season was probably a lot more notable for events that occurred off the field than on it.  As ...

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The Invisible Man [1933]


I only recently got around to watching all of the Universal Horror films of the 1930s and 40s and although I have a soft spot for the entire collection, far and away my favourite film of the lot is James Whale’s The Invisible Man starring Claude Rains.  The Invisible Man is actually Rains’ first feature role and although he is ...

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Halloween [1978]


There are only a handful of movies that I ever really watch more than once.  Most of them would be comedies.  However, I can always pop on John Carpenter’s Halloween when this time of year rolls around.  To my mind, it is the perfect slasher flick. Made on a shoe-string budget of $300,000 and starring Jamie Lee Curtis in her ...

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A-League 2013/14 – Round 2 – Sydney Sucks

ADELAIDE UNITED 2 MELBOURNE VICTORY 2 BRISBANE ROAR 4 SYDNEY FC 0 MELBOURNE HEART 2 CENTRAL COAST MARINERS 2 PERTH GLORY 0 NEWCASTLE JETS 0 WESTERN SYDNEY WANDERERS 1 WELLINGTON PHOENIX 1 It’s a very even competition Round 2 of the 2013/14 was a net gain for Brisbane Roar.  Every other game ended in a draw and we won.  Top ...

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