An interesting new addition to our Multimedia Portal. A contributor brought to our attention a video, posted by commentator Tarrin Lupo at YouTube, entitled “Make Mine Freedom”. This movie short subject of a half century ago illustrates how foolish many have been, and how far from freedom we have fallen, in recent times. The focus is on the USA but it’s clear that this cartoon’s “Ism” – sold in bottles à la snake oil – is being swallowed across the globe in our sick times. Click the link below to view the video.
Crack. Fizz. Gulp. Ahhhhhh. Is there a drinking experience more classically Australian than ripping the ring-pull off a beer? "The visceral pleasure from that first crack of a beer can is identical to popping a champagne cork," says wine and drinks writer Mike Bennie. "There's also huge appeal in the tinnie's nostalgia factor."