Category Archive: Commentary

Him & him: An Evening with a Psychopath

The comedy show was dank and dark, with a crowd so small they compensated by laughing extra hard at all the worst bits. Which is why it was strange his approach to the… Continue reading

Beer and Self Loathing: Eating my way through the U.S.A. – Part One

In September I packed in my job and headed overseas on an extended backpacking tour. Some people travel for history and culture, to broaden their knowledge of the world and engage with people… Continue reading

Lifting the Gendered Veil

The dresses are longer, the speeches lighter, the liquor overflowing. The annual end of year law society dinner gives law students the opportunity to blow off steam as they hit the books one… Continue reading

Mazzing

Scared of blowing the spine out of the next girl you jack? Been a while since someone’s given you the old hand shandy? Don’t worry bout it! Have a maz…instead! Science facts, go!… Continue reading

Pauline Hanson: An Explanation

The legendary Pauline Hanson has been sighted in the liberal media, declaring her intentions on running in the Australia Federal Election. In a world dominated by reasonable individuals, it can be disheartening to… Continue reading

Football in Two Halves: First Half

You know those defining moments you see in teenage sporting movies where, against all odds and all logic, the team is inspired by a single act in a losing game to turn it… Continue reading

A+ .gif party time!

Hello. Pleased to meet you. I am here to help you surf the web, ride electrical barrels, and hang HTML ten. Totally tubular! Here are some of my all-time favourite .gifs. .gifs have… Continue reading

For What It Is Worth

On my first day of High School I was looking for a fresh start in a school where no one knew me. First days meant first encounters, and first encounters meant homeroom. Ms… Continue reading

Poo and the Human Petri Dish

Humans have too many limbs. We are a cluster fuck of physical protrusions and emotional appendages. It is a known fact homo-sapiens secrete from every orifice and are generally gross. We gobble up all the… Continue reading

The Open Bar Conundrum

The open bar is a curious creature. It is a rare finding for even the most learned of party-goers and heavy drinkers. If you perchance stumble upon one, there is always a bit… Continue reading

How I Stopped Worrying and Learned to Love the Liberals

I, for one, am not content with the environment policies of the current Gillard Government. Talks of a ‘carbon tax’ and a ‘green economy’ are for hippies who only fly Astral Airways. Discussions… Continue reading

The Right Way to be Wrong

According to those closest to me I am almost always wrong. My brain pulls bits and pieces from all over the place like an electrical shit storm, connecting things that have no business… Continue reading

The Decline of Participatory Democracy in an Age of Interactivity

Perhaps cancer is too strong of a euphemism to describe Australia’s declining political legitimacy? For political journalist Guy Rundle, cancer is the manifestation of an Australian citizenry frustrated at the lack of meaningful… Continue reading

From Couch Potaters to Procreaters

If you are searching for a waterline marking the decay of modern society, switch off ABC24, ignore Tony Jones, and don’t whatever you do read The Courier Mail, you goddam idiot. Turn the… Continue reading