Myk'l Cummins

Myk'l is a sociologist turned writer often referred to as the 'doyen of all trades'. After 11 years abroad from his native Sydney, Myk'l is now stationed in New York where he continues to enlighten those in the Australian Way. Check out his blog, The Australian Dreamtime, here, and follow him @theusdreamtime

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Pam Ann returns to New York City in "Cockpit"

SHE’S BACK! Pam Ann returns to New York City after a whirlwind world tour from London to Tel Aviv and even her native Australia. Pam Ann will be purser to her new show “Cockpit” at the XL Cabaret Lounge and nightclub. I was fortunate enough to catch her last layover in NYC at the Triad [...]

Hot Cross Bun and a Flat White

Hot cross buns! Hot cross buns! One ha’ penny, two ha’ penny, Hot cross buns! If you have no daughters, Give them to your sons One ha’ penny, Two ha’ penny, Hot Cross Buns! Who can truly forget the nursery rhyme we all learned at preschool each Easter as we sampled an authentic hot cross [...]

Daniel Garofali has been dubbed "the world's first social media supermodel," managing his career via his own website, facebook and twitter accounts.

Daniel has been dubbed “the world’s first social media supermodel” for his viral push into the spotlight of the modeling world and command of social technology,  opening an online store selling a charity calendar, DVDs, and more. He was voted as one of Australia’s 50 most eligible bachelors.

Adam Johnson is the head of Monolith in New York City. Originally from Melbourne, Adam moved to New York City in 2006 and has been quite busy ever since. He has an impressive list of clients including American rapper Kanye West. I asked him a few questions about his experiences in the US and his [...]

Whitney Houston at the official playback of her album 'I Look to You', UK 2009. Image © {link:http://www.flickr.com/photos/vainstyle/3724613595/}vainstyle{/link} on flickr.

The death of Whitney Houston on Saturday, whether surprising or not, shook us all. In the lead-up to her funeral this weekend, Myk’l looks at the circumstances surrounding her death – the concept of addiction.

Shane Warne Old (R) and New (L) (Right: image copyright Herald Sun, Left: Image copyright shanewarne.com)

In honour of Shane Warne’s current appearance in New York as Elizabeth Hurley’s handbag Big Australian, our own Myk’l takes a look his transformation from Aussie bloke to suave poker player/model mancandy, and what repercussions this may have on the rest of the Aussie man-population. Never in my life would I have thought I would discuss Shane Warne. [...]

Good coffee's easily found in Australia; but in the land of bodegas and drip coffee?

In what’s sure to be the first of many posts about coffee, our resident former-barista and coffee connoisseur, Myk’l discusses how to go about getting a decent cuppa in NYC.  

We'll miss her - Pam Ann plays her final show of her February residency this month at the Triad in NYC

Pam Ann, the air hostess comedienne to the stars (Elton John and Madonna have been counted among her fans), is touching down for a month-long residency in New York City. We caught up with Pam during her whirlwind tour preparations to ask her about being a filthy b*tch, her cure for jet lag (not for [...]

Toby Smith travels to coffee farms himself to promote and encourage sustainable, high quality coffee.

Australian Coffee Chain Toby’s Estate recently opening in Brooklyn, NYC, and we were there to talk to Toby about coffee, flat whites, and travelling around the world.