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DO NOT FLUSH (The micromovie)  We make minimovies, most of ’em at www.youtube.com/julesolder. Well, I’ve just made our first MICROmovie, DO NOT FLUSH. Minimovie? Fifteen minutes or under. Shot in minimalist mode: No lights, no riggers, no best boy, no money to speak of. Micromovie? A minute or less. This one’s 30 seconds short. Quiz: […]

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Kia ora New Zealanders have a particularly irreverent sense of humor. When people take themselves too seriously, Kiwis love nothing more than “taking the Mickey”—making fun of someone, in a (usually) gentle way. Kiwis are also the first to make fun of themselves, and they love making up words to make the language just that […]

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Earthquake! Christchurch, New Zealand No place in New Zealand was less likely to be struck down by an earthquake than the garden city of Christchurch. And, yet, stuck down it was. On February 22, 2011, a quake that measured 6.3 on the Richter scale collapsed buildings, turned the soil into liquid, and took the lives […]

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