200 Sad Songs: #169 Celine Dion – It's all coming back to me now (1996)

200 Sad Songs: #169 Celine Dion – It's all coming back to me now (1996)

Nathan Jolly

Buried deep in Celine Dion's "It's all coming back to me now" is a single line of such honest, powerful beauty it makes us reach for the draino. Flaming every shred of a lost love in our broken minds, in today's 200 Sad Songs.

Natalie Fisher: Meshing her Jewish identity with Islamic art

Natalie Fisher: Meshing her Jewish identity with Islamic art

Loretta Barnard

Needlepoint artist Natalie Fisher has embraced the beauty and intricacy of Moroccan architecture to create gorgeously textured tapestries that speak of the universality of art.

Duterte's martial law in Mindanao: We need more of it

Duterte's martial law in Mindanao: We need more of it

Abegail Jarade A. Nocos

Earlier this week, Rodrigo Duterte called for martial law on the streets of Mindanao in response to the attack by IS-sponsored terrorists – and as someone who calls those streets my own, I desire more of it.

The week in Media: 26th May, 2017

The week in Media: 26th May, 2017

Denise Shrivell

Every Friday, The Big Smoke looks at industry news curated by MediaScope. This week, we bid farewell to big data, we analyse the key trends on how different generations consume media, and we illustrate why journalism is not dead.

Life hacks for the dead: My breakup letter to the Avocado

Life hacks for the dead: My breakup letter to the Avocado

Sam Blacker

Our parent's generation says we should all stop seeing the avocado for our own good. I'm not saying they're right, but to prove them wrong, I've decided to break up with my green bae.

First test for NSW anti-protest laws

First test for NSW anti-protest laws

Ugur Nedim

Three townspeople from Wollar represent the testing ground for the NSW government's new anti-protest laws. If found guilty of protesting a coal mine, they could face seven years behind bars.

I'm sorry – I can't fight with you until you make me equal

I'm sorry – I can't fight with you until you make me equal

Trent Steel

I recently discovered that the Australian Defence Force is pushing for Indigenous Australians to fight for the country overseas. Which I'm happy to do, provided you fight for us first.

#AusPol winners and losers: One Nation under the thumb

#AusPol winners and losers: One Nation under the thumb

TBS Newsdesk

One Nation fell further into the deep fryer, we've had a spate of overindulgence on hate pie and the emergence of Canberra's own caped crusader. But who could it possibly be?

Know who you’re YouTubing: Charles and Allie Trippy @CTFxC

Know who you’re YouTubing: Charles and Allie Trippy @CTFxC

Charles and Allie Trippy

Something slightly different this week, as we're affording a look into the relationship of Charles and Allie Trippy. Through good times and bad. A life shared on Youtube.

Gender studies hoax: Gazing at the irrationality of the rationalists

Gender studies hoax: Gazing at the irrationality of the rationalists

Ketan Joshi

Recently, two writers submitted a hoax piece to expose gender studies as an SJW construct. However, their gleeful abandon has revealed something far more telling. That moral point-scoring outweighs truth, even in academic circles.

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The Rolf Harris trial: The courage to speak

Jane Caro

Rolf Harris is not the only one in the spotlight in his trial. Those who give evidence against him suffer their own shame, primarily from the collected media who want to know “why?”

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The Rolf Harris trial: The courage to speak

Jane Caro

Rolf Harris is not the only one in the spotlight in his trial. Those who give evidence against him suffer their own shame, primarily from the collected media who want to know “why?”

Akmal

TBS Ten with…Akmal Saleh

TBS Muse

We spoke with Akmal about his upcoming tour, the importance of conspiracy theorists and his thoughts on the return of Pauline Hanson.

Residents

Duterte’s martial law in Mindanao: We need more of it

Abegail Jarade A. Nocos

Earlier this week, Rodrigo Duterte called for martial law on the streets of Mindanao in response to the attack by IS-sponsored terrorists – and as someone who calls those streets my own, I desire more of it.

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The week in Media: 26th May, 2017

Denise Shrivell

Every Friday, The Big Smoke looks at industry news curated by MediaScope. This week, we bid farewell to big data, we analyse the key trends on how different generations consume media, and we illustrate why journalism is not dead.

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