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Rewatching classic Australian films

In this retrospective series we rewatch Australian films that have stood the test of time. [more inside]
posted by paleyellowwithorange on Jan 7, 2014 - 95 comments

I'm just a bloody normal bloke... who likes a bit of torture

“There is no doubt some of Read’s stories are embellished, polished or, in some cases, stolen, but there is also no doubt that through the 1970s and 80s he was one of the most dangerous men in Australia.” RIP Mark 'Chopper' Read [more inside]
posted by fearfulsymmetry on Oct 9, 2013 - 46 comments

Be the first on your block!

The sweetest chopper on the planet is the "Red Baron", a custom-built motorcycle powered by a 9-cylinder radial aircraft engine.
posted by Chocolate Pickle on May 17, 2013 - 35 comments

I looked over my shoulder and saw her sitting on the floor of the aircraft and she was just devastated. It was heartbreaking.

Mark Kempton s a chopper pilot. On Monday January 10, 2011 while flood waters rose in Grantham, Queensland, Mark and his Emergency Management Queensland helicopter crew from Archerfield winched 28 people to safety over a period of 2 1/2 hours. [more inside]
posted by gomichild on Feb 16, 2011 - 13 comments

Turkey buzzard mistakes helicopter pilot for Santa Claus.

Turkey buzzard mistakes helicopter pilot for Santa Claus. No birds or pilots were harmed in the filming of the incident. Too bad about the windshield. (via)
posted by maudlin on Feb 14, 2010 - 15 comments

riding chopper bicycles, tallbikes, and the like

"We, due to our experience in riding chopper bicycles, tallbikes, and the like, will finally find ourselves at the top of the food chain, and it is we who will lead humanity out of the rubble Welcome to the world of mutant and freak bikes. While just fun for many some folks see the freak bike movement as something political but as often happens politics can bring controversy. It's a worldwide phenomina with roots going back to the 19th century. Mutant and freak bikes at flickr. A previous related post.
posted by arse_hat on Mar 1, 2007 - 11 comments

It's a chopper, baby.
posted by veruca on Mar 24, 2000 - 0 comments

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