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Grayson Perry’s ‘My Pretty Little Art Career’ in a n...

We’ve imagined how Grayson Perry might traverse through Sydney and now it’s time to get down to the business of reviewing the exhibition. We asked comedian H...

Good Morning, 'Glory'

Like a ship in the night, your twenties come and go. So, so quickly. Or sometimes, they go really slowly and it seems you're going to be stuck in a disgu...

Cats rule everything around me

Neko Atsume means 'cat collection' in Japanese. It's a phone game where you collect cats. That's it. You don't save a cat from a tree. Yo...

A guide to Fringe World festival

Fringe World is back in 2016 and it is bigger and better than ever. Now standing as the third biggest Fringe event in the world, the 3000 plus performance ev...

Carol

Carol is exquisite. Not just Cate Blanchett as the titular, restrained powerhouse of a character, but the whole film, all one hour and 58 dreamy minutes of i...

Glamour Lakes, 'The Channel Hand'

Elusive Adelaide producer Glamour Lakes has released his debut LP, The Channel Hand on local label Format Records. This is a big'un - his sporadic releas...

Entering an eating competition

I'm an emotional eater and David Bowie died last week, so signing up for a vegan eating competition at Cherry Darlings Bakehouse seemed like a no-brainer...

My Pretty Little Sydney: A guide inspired by Grayson...

This summer Sydney’s Museum of Contemporary Art Australia is hosting Grayson Perry: My Pretty Art Career. The bustling, bombastic survey of Grayson Perry’s w...

Things that stood out to Kurt Vile at the exact time...

Kurt Vile is really excellent at sending folk music to space then recalling it back to Earth for us all to enjoy. He's in the country at the moment touri...

The Best Books of 2015

As the images and information scrolling by on the internet increase, and their permanence (or psychic impact) decreases, artefacts are becoming increasingly ...

Postcode Honey

I personally don't puke often, but when I puke, I puke rainbows. It's pretty cute actually. But as with flying and being covered in a layer of golden...

The Thousands 2015 staff wrap-up

We dialled the Hotline Bling, we saw that blue dress, we waved Abbott goodbye (into his fridge-less suburban home) and we learnt to Netflix and chill. You co...

Heavy Volume One

I know that the Oxford Dictionary has already chosen its 'word' of the year but I reckon the word 'busy' should of been a strong contender. I...

Roland Tings's top ten tracks of 2015

I made a smart playlist in my iTunes that let me list the top songs I played this year. Without doing five songs from the same artist, here’s what I listened...

A mixtape by Lazertits

Here's a lazy tip: get into Lazertits. They're punk as. Not in an amphetamine-crazed safety-pinned way. More in the sense that a few of them only pic...

How to Pickle It

As soon as recipes use words like ‘sterilise’ and ‘ferment’ I rule them out as a possibility due to my lack of attention to detail (i.e. that time I tried to...

Soap Club 'Work Soap'

Full disclosure: Zibby from Soap Club is a friend of mine. She's been using the all-natural soap-making skills she learnt in France for a few years now a...

Brutal Truth moisturiser

I'm no skinologist but I assume that men and women are covered in the same kind of epidermis. We're all neglecting our largest organ equally. There i...

Hunger Makes Me A Modern Girl by Carrie Brownstein

If you’re looking for a musician’s memoir dripping with debauched ‘what happens on tour…’ stories, or clichéd tales of wastoid benders that stretch on for de...

Paddle Clubb

Matt Aitken, hirsute flesh-home to every second great idea in Perth (cheese yoga anyone?) has done it again with the newest real life-improvement possibility...

Sparrow Indonesian Takeaway

Disclaimer: I'm eating leftovers from Sparrow Indonesian while I write this. It may take you one minute thirty to read this but it's taking me half a...

Kimchi Princi's songs to send to someone you crush on

It’s funny how whenever you crush on someone your music taste kinda meshes with theirs. Or, there’ll be songs you wholly dedicate to them even if they’ll nev...

The Hands Down Project

Imagine coming home, flopping down on to a freshly made bed and plunging your face into a crisp PER-TIM pillowcase. This is one of the new ones they've j...

Suffragette reviewed by Dave

Ever since Bridesmaids, the cinemas have been inundated with a spate of women-centric comedies. The Heat, Spy, Pitch Perfect, Pitch Perfect 2, Trainwreck and...

Good Sport

When you strip it right back, sport is about being a better person and Good Sport is a new magazine from Melbourne that looks at what this means for people a...

An exclusive first look at Yevu's new range

It's that time of year, everyone starts thinking about water and buying Aeroguard. The air is thick with the smell of liberal deodorant lashings and soup...

Podcast review: Ingredipedia

Did you guys know anchovies are the new salt (and are therefore a delicious addition to popcorn)? Or that probiotics in pickle juice can help ease social anx...

PREMIERE: Staunch Nation 'King Prawns'

Like sand through the hourglass, these are the days of our lives. And right here, like smoke through the pipe, this is the rap group of your life. Our live...