Book Review: "Art and the drug addict’s dog" by Paris Portingale

Book Review: "Art and the drug addict’s dog" by Paris Portingale

Paris Portingale

The book by Paris Portingale's bed is titled Art and the Drug Addict’s Dog, by…wait…Paris Portingale…and it is being reviewed by…Paris Portingale…#uhoh

Ebola: Ignoring the Butterfly effect at our own peril

Ebola: Ignoring the Butterfly effect at our own peril

Paul Bugeja

A conversation overheard on the streets of London about Ebola reminds TBS editor PB that it's time to be more mindful of butterflies and their flapping wings…

“Blackvoice” and the history of world hip-hop

“Blackvoice” and the history of world hip-hop

Jacob Lynagh

A recent erroneous comparison of white rappers to blackface minstrel performers has prompted world hip-hop fan Jacob Lynagh to share some facts about the multicultural history of the genre.

365 docobites: docobite of the week - Aix en Provence and Youri

365 docobites: docobite of the week - Aix en Provence and Youri

Epiphany Morgan

In this week's 365 docobite, the 365 crew hit Aix en Provence where they come across Youri, who tells them of dance, rhythm and limitlessness ...

Afroman is dope, man...or dopey...or somethin'...

Afroman is dope, man...or dopey...or somethin'...

Rainer the Cabbie

After reading Afroman is re-releasing Because I got High in support of legalising marijuana, Rainer is swapping his cab for the recording studio…maybe…

Artist Interview: Rhian Saunders - Music is for you, the audience

Artist Interview: Rhian Saunders - Music is for you, the audience

Juliette Furio

In this month's artist interview, Juliette Furio has Rhian Saunders discussing all things opera, "popera," as well as the innovative singer's connection with her audience.

Personal Trade Week: Swap your house, your job, your life...

Personal Trade Week: Swap your house, your job, your life...

Xavier Toby

Xavier Toby watched the AFL trades go down the other week and reckons there are a few areas where the "trade week" concept can be applied (Non-spoiler: This article isn't about sport.)

Who will keep our Facebook login when we're gone?

Who will keep our Facebook login when we're gone?

Tom Caru

Tom Caru asks what might be the most important existential question of our (Read: the social media) age – What do you want for your Facebook epitaph?

Doing a 360 on racism

Doing a 360 on racism

Jacob Lynagh

Jacob Lynagh jumps to the defence of 360 after the rapper's QandA appearance and comments he made about the Australian Flag caused a whole lotta chatter...

Top Five things to LOVE about Scotland #RTW80days

Top Five things to LOVE about Scotland #RTW80days

Paul Bugeja

PB is back following a glorious (if somewhat chilly) sojourn to Scotland and although the locals may have voted "NO," he is giving Scotland the big "YES."

Smoke Signals

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Amazon moving from the online to the urban jungle

Susannah McDonald

Amazon are opening their first ever brick and mortar store and Susannah McDonald is wondering if going backwards is now the best way to go forward in business.

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    Susannah McDonald

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    Brett Pearce

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    Marcus Paul

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Australia and firearms: What the evidence really tells us

Dr Samara McPhedran

Responding to MLC David Shoebridge’s firearms piece, Dr Samara McPhedran argues that anti-gun lobbyists privilege some forms of “evidence” over all others, at the expense of proper scrutiny.

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