All posts by Robert Horvat

Robert Horvat is a Melbourne based blogger. He believes that the world is round and that art is one of our most important treasures. He has seen far too many classic films and believes coffee runs through his veins. As a student of history, he favours ancient and medieval history. Music pretty much rules his life and inspires his moods. Favourite artists include The Beatles, Pearl Jam, Garbage and Lana Del Rey.

Dominic Breen’s first five track EP ‘Lay Low’ has fans and Australian acting legend Richard Roxburgh hooked!

Once in a while something special happens that makes you sit up and listen. Sydney-based musician Dominic Breen had recently […]

Australian tour interview with Paradise Kitty – All Girl Guns ‘N’ Roses Tribute Band.

The earliest tribute band I can remember seeing was a John Mellencamp show by a bunch of guys in Melbourne […]

Spreading the virus of rock ‘n’ roll: Interview with Theresa Jeane of The Nearly Deads.

Being chased by a bunch of zombies is something that is definitely on my bucket list. I’m deadly serious, in […]

A selected film-by-film history of Warner Bros. Pictures: Casablanca (1942).

There is nothing new that I can honestly add in the praise of Casablanca, arguably one of the greatest films ever made. […]

A selected film-by-film history of Warner Bros. Pictures: The Maltese Falcon (1941).

The early history of Warner Bros could have so easily turned into a Humphrey Bogart tribute with so many significant and […]

A selected film-by-film history of Warner Bros. Pictures: Dodge City (1939).

I was always going to run into some trouble choosing a late 1930s Warner Bros. film to include in this […]

Guitar Heroes: Ace Frehley’s ‘New York Groove’.

I think it was circa 1980 that I pestered my mum for my first Kiss record. I don’t remember much […]

Today in History: Lascaux Cave Art Discovery.

Seventy-eight years ago today, on September 12th, 1940, only just fifteen miles away from the town Montignac, in southwest France, […]

Historic Photo: Pope John Paul II embraces AIDS sufferer.

The AIDS pandemic in the mid 1980’s created out-and-out fear in communities around the world. Reaching out to those who […]

The Battle of Teutoburg Forest.

The expansion of the Roman empire must have seemed limitless to generations of Romans. Nearing the end of the first […]