I'm a 50-something lesbian and have been with my partner for 31 years, but when marriage equality rolls around, I won't be getting married.
Georgia Institute of Tech says those who paint their social media with pithy exercise memes are more likely to stick to their exercise plan.
The recent changes made by the Fair Work Commission are but the tip of a rather large iceberg. Too long have we been the subject of political rhetoric, and I believe we should move toward actual change.
Well, the Oscars were god-awful until Warren Beatty gave the Best Picture award to the wrong movie. What else did you miss? Well…quite a bit.
After a recent study discovered that 56% of applicants were caught lying on their resume, I’ve decided to take it to the other extreme.
Despite the best intentions of civil liberty groups, three nationwide DNA databases already exist in this country. Is it a case of smart policing, or the vestiges of nanny state thinking?
As we become more connected, I believe judgement will become a virtue. And I believe we should not fear to form an opinion, we should see it as an act of courage.
Happy Oscar morning, y’all. What else happened while you were asleep? Well, Turnbull doomed Indonesia with a selfie and Hayao Miyazaki unretired himself.
As Gen Y has repeatedly been told, get a good job, and you’ll be able to buy a house. Sure. The reality is something entirely different.
The world of poker is a strange place, one where great elation and great tragedy walk hand-in-hand through the busy intersection of chance and fate. But what of those who play it for a living?
PolitiScope podcast speak to Robin Margo SC and The Big Smoke’s publisher Alexandra Tselios about Benjamin Netanyahu’s visit to Australia this week.
We’re taking a week off Trump, but it was still a week to forget. Tony Abbott returned to rock the boat, and a Michelin star was mistakenly awarded. But NASA discovered a system of Earth-like planets, so there’s still hope.
An ode to unrequited love penned by an artist suffering from schizophrenia. Daniel Johnston’s romantic epic is hopeful without holding out hope. Grand work.
Social commentator, novelist, orator. With the doco based on him now in the Oscars discussion, why not get better acquainted with James Baldwin.
Every Friday, The Big Smoke looks at industry news curated by MediaScope. This week, we chart the media landscape, we list the thirty ad people you should be following on Twitter, and we wonder if advertising can beat the alt-right.
The Democratic Party is on the political ropes. They’ve lost Congress, most state legislatures, and the Whitehouse. This weekend’s vote for DNC chair may foretell the midterm elections, the 2020 Presidential, and beyond.
A glance at the wrist tells us that the brunching hour is upon us. We caught up with the aesthetically astute taste dynamo @BrunchBoys about the importance of quality content, and also brunch.
We spoke with the executive producer behind Q&A, Peter McEvoy and discovered how they pick the tweets that appear on the show, how they assemble the audience and how they ensure the conversation is genuinely national.
The final form of Malcolm, the re-return of the returning returner and one very sad panda. What a week of #AusPol it was. We survived it. At least until Sunday, you know, when I have to work, yeah?
Yes, while we may blame the Coalition for all things this week, we should wonder why Bill Shorten’s criticism hasn’t been volcanic.
Disagreeing with someone on the Internet is the entire reason there is an Internet, right? Well, after surviving this tale, you’ll never criticise again.
We spoke with Steve Pettaras, the scientific mind behind Australia’s premier alkaline water product Alka Power about the misconceptions in the bottled water market, and how success doesn’t guarantee safety.