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When A Fire Starts To Burn

When a Fire Starts to Burn

When a Fire Starts to Burn The forests of Indonesia are on fire right now. What does that mean for Indonesia and for the planet? And what can we do to help? Words by Katie Allen and Fern Ling Chettle. Photos by Bernat Ripoll Capilla.   Less than 1,000 kilometers away from where you are

A Kicking Time Bomb Tiffany Van Soest

A Kicking Time Bomb Tiffany Van Soest

A Kicking Time Bomb Tiffany Van Soest   Tiffany “Time Bomb” van Soest is an American Muay Thai fighter training and living in Bali. She is currently the Lion Fight World Champion, and widely considered the best female Muay Thai  fighter in the world. We sat down with her to talk about what it takes

Gods of Mars

Gods of Mars

Gods of Mars Will religion fit in the rocket ship to Mars?   Never before [arguably] have we, as a human species, been living in an advanced technological era such as this. If we stop and take a breath for a moment, you can witness it happening in the real world, and not just on

A to Z - Hollywood

Oliver’s A to Z Hollywood

  Agent Because Hollywood actors are artists (bile in mouth) not business people (pah) they need agents. We all know about agents because sometimes in movies actors play agents who are representing actors who are played by other actors.   Brangelina When you’re the two biggest stars (best looking people) in Hollywood (La La land)

Jokowi's First Year

Jokowi’s First Year

Jokowi’s First Year An outsider’s look at the first year of the Joko Widodo presidency.     For many years after its independence, the basic slogan of Indonesia’s for-life leaders was this: Development First, Freedoms Second. Though they had valiantly taken up arms against their longtime colonial overlords for the right to choose their own path

String Theory

String Theory: Cesar Fernandez

String Theory Filography is the art of stringcraft, popular in the ‘70s and is the medium that 36-year-old Spaniard Cesar Fernandez has strung into advanced dimensions. Interview by Best in Bali Photo by Andy Wauman     Two years ago Cesar, occasional model and surfing fanatic, walked away from a successful career in advertising and

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Film Review Favorites of 2015

Film Review Favorites from 2015   1. Mad Max: Fury Road The best surprise of the summer and really the movie that made the rest of the summer movies almost seem worthless. An epic balance of over the top action and insane story telling that is now the bar to which you will be setting

Top Ten Albums of 2015

Top Ten Albums of 2015

Top Ten Albums of 2015   1.  Kendrick Lamar “To Pimp A Butterfly” Firmly sitting on his thrown as the greatest rapper in the game today, Lamar’s second album is the instant classic that everyone was hoping for. Taking from old school west coast funk and new age jazz, his album gives off a feeling

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Top Ten Albums of 2015

Top Ten Albums of 2015

Top Ten Albums of 2015   1.  Kendrick Lamar “To Pimp A Butterfly” Firmly sitting on his thrown as the greatest rapper in the game today, Lamar’s second album is the instant classic that everyone was hoping for. Taking from old school west coast funk and new age jazz, his album gives off a feeling

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Film Review Favorites of 2015

Film Review Favorites from 2015   1. Mad Max: Fury Road The best surprise of the summer and really the movie that made the rest of the summer movies almost seem worthless. An epic balance of over the top action and insane story telling that is now the bar to which you will be setting

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