Saturday, October 21, 2006

Brilliant creatures

It's a very good thing that SBS is currently screening reruns of RocKwiz, because otherwise, not having seen it the first time, I would tonight have missed the always brilliant and gorgeous Deborah Conway singing that wonderful duet on Love Hurts with Tex Perkins, who was looking (the three-day growth may have been partly responsible for this) like an older, funnier and way badder Australian Viggo Mortensen.

Phwooaar.

12 comments:

tigtog said...

Pav, have you read The Very Secret Diary of Aragorn, Son of Arathorn?
[link]
There's a regular stubble update.

Zarquon said...

The DVD has this, as well as other outstanding performances including Dan Kelly & Martha Wainwright, Clare Bowditch & Ed Kuepper and Angry Anderson & Sarah McLeod's version of 'Highway To Hell'. The intros from the RockWiz team are pretty good, too. Could be a good thing for Christmas.
(not affiliated with SBS/Renegade marketing)

Pavlov's Cat said...

Ta Tigtog -- yes, that is v.v. good, but nothing can beat your earlier link to Ho for Hoggwarts, which was hysterical.

Ta Zarquon (it's all right, I know you're real) -- saw them plugging this last night and made a mental note to look out for it.

genevieve said...

No, sorry - nothing beats the Secret LOTR diaries. 'Sam will kill him if he tries anything' (you used to be able to get T-shirts with this on them!! What larks.)
Sorry, but I think Tex is way more fabulous than Viggo in any incarnation whatsoever. Doesn't need no sword...

dogpossum said...

Tex is one of those men everyone who's ever seen him live would give their left arm to have. In any way imaginable. Mostly because he's a bad-naughty-wrong. But also because he's hawt.

Laura said...

He turned up at my 'garage sale' one sunday afternoon (held on the lawn outside St Kilda flats, not in actual garage) - bought a lamp base.

I couldn't much bring myself to care because about an hour previously Nick Cave had also stopped by.

Pavlov's Cat said...

Yeah, see, Nick Cave doesn't do it for me. He may be cool but I do not find him hawt.

But Tex -- oh, my my my. This may be because he's a throwback -- he looks (except for all the product in his hair) like all the boys who were hawt when I was, well, you know, young. Except that they didn't leave quite so many buttons undone -- every time I look at this pic it makes me think of Seth Starkadder in Cold Comfort Farm, undoing yet another button.

Zoe said...

I saw him at the opening of a body mod exhibition at the museum of Sydney. He kept pushing the arm of his shirt up to tell an amusing story about his chinese dragon tattoo.

Yup.

Ampersand Duck said...

I'm still open-mouthed at Laura's comment. It was a staggeringly cool namedrop.

Pavlov's Cat said...

Ha. You want hawt and namedrops? I once sat across the table, for a whole dinner, from Michael Ondaatje, and I mean years ago, before he went grey and crumpled.

Oh my wordy lordy yes.

ThirdCat said...

Can I ask - no beg - that the photo be archived as soon as possible? I am refreshing your blog on my screen an unhealthy number of times.

Pavlov's Cat said...

Oh, 3C, I know -- I can't take my eyes off it either. Just as well there's a bit too much hair product and a few too many undone buttons ... but if I've ever seen a man who didn't need to try that little bit too hard, I think we're looking at him.

Here's lookin' atcha, Tex.