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Chuck Palahniuk, ‘Make Something Up’

Chuck Palahniuk's short stories are over-the-top fables, trafficking gleefully in sex, body horror, shock comedy and social commentary while his characte...

Vege Threads AW15

Amy Roberts of Vege Threads is one neat woman. I'm not sure if her room is tidy but boy, she is neat. Apart from being the brains and braun behind a grow...

'Carousel' by Brendan Ritchie

Having friends over in winter, sitting on couches in a 50s made sleepout can make some night activities limited. A good game we used to play was a choose-you...

Arro Home, 'Patchwork Jungle'

I cannot tell you the number of times I've looked up at the full moon, or at a snow-capped mountain peak in the distance, and thought to myself, 'Hey...

Partisan

On the outskirts of a non-specific Eastern European town, where rundown slums and decaying architecture set a semi-post-apocalyptic scene, a concealed door i...

An interview with Bill Callahan

Sometimes an artist makes music that is so moving and profound that the idea of actually asking them to explain anything about their life or craft is too int...

Bianca Mavrick 'Brick Block' Earrings

In my opinion, jewellers are grossly underrated. The act of handmaking individual adornments is awe-inspiring — the process is intricate, yet involves some p...

Tommy Sussex, 'Our Sincere Toils'

I just spent way too long on Tommy Sussex’s blog. It was for research okay. His photos are just the sort you can look at for a long time. I like the ones he ...

RBMA pres. Onra & Flako

Red Bull Music Academy sported the bill and saw Parker hosting Onra and Flako on Friday night. The one-off show was supported in fine form by Lower Spectrum ...

Virgil

A couple of months ago Leedy's Oxford Street took a blow, losing beloved Studio Bomba and coffee corner Dapper Jack. It's all good though because the...

Appropriate Behaviour

We've all been there. You're in your twenties, you're in love, and when you decide to finally call it quits, all you're left with is a hefty ...

Underground Sundae, 'SKIN'

SKIN is the newest collection of handmade jewellery from Underground Sundae – aka Melbourne-based designers Mima Bulj and Anne-Mieke Ytsma – and it's loo...

Celebrity Non-Chef, Roland Tings

Turns out cruisey dance floor bangers aren't the only thing Roland Tings has been cooking up. The man needs protein too. Ahead of his live national tour,...

The Bakery – The Final Curtain

Farewell! It was nice knowing you The Bakery - you did a ripper job of hosting some of the best gigs around town. The final curtain came down on Saturday wit...

DIY Driza Pants

With winter approaching, soggy pants cycling is also on the way. If your aesthetic sensibilities won’t allow you to put it all on show in a titillating Lycra...

Clouds of Sils Maria

Though there are many clouds hovering above the Swiss township of Sils Maria, it's the Maloja Snake that the region is famous for. Blink (or, more likely...

New Albion

It's not every day that you find out one of your favourite Instagram accounts is now a clothing label and sports lifestyle blog. New Albion is a celebr...

Guest Guide to Melbourne: Witu’s Ultimate Road Trip ...

Nat Turnbull and Elise Wilken are the girls behind Melbourne-based label Witu. Starting out with a humble vision to provide the perfect tote, Witu have since...

Should you subscribe to Netflix Australia?

SIGNING UP: OK, so I sign up. I'm told I get one free month, and every month after that is $11.95 (because I want HD quality). “Don't worry yo...

Oliver Mol, 'Lion Attack!'

Oliver Mol's debut book Lion Attack! is about what it's like to come of age twice. It's a memoir of a broke, lusty and sensitive writer in Melbou...

Good Things

It's been a long time between good brunches. There are a lot of people hitting 'entrepreneurial' mode on their life remotes, quitting jobs and st...

HATCHED Opening Night 2015

HATCHED at PICA is a look into the future. An exhibition that puts Australia's best up-and-commers on display. With food trucks and Jack Doepel on the de...

Superstar, 'Table For Two'

Today the first thing Assistant Editor Issy Beech did when she got to work was make sure Superstar's second album Table for Two was drifting gently throu...

Pacifico Optical

I have a funny relationship with sunglasses. In that they generally make me look like a turd. It doesn't matter if they're a pair of $500 Pradas or s...

A mixtape by Love of Diagrams

Call me a dreary sod if you will but the right kind of shoegaze makes my neck hairs stand up and my loins tingle a little bit. Love of Diagrams have been mak...

Guest Guide to Melbourne: Minna Gilligan’s Inspirati...

Minna Gilligan is a Melbourne-based artist who works with painting, drawing and collage. She also illustrates for Tavi Gevinson's Rookie magazine. Her ar...

A mixtape by Boats

Boats' symphonic folk is perfect for facilitating stare-out-the-window-and-feel wistfulness. His debut EP Release sounds like Bon Iver and Sea-Change-era...

The Great Beyond

I first saw the beautiful neutral colours of The Great Beyond's designs at one of those 'champagne and goodie bag' VIP fashion events that you th...