Welcome back to our weekly sift through the rubbish dump of Internet detritus. This week, we investigate the claims that Barack Obama’s true legacy was leaving cockroaches in the White House.
Once upon a time, the undecided voter populated this planet, but the man made constructs of Charlottesville and the plebiscite has pushed us to the brink of extinction.
I recently decided to go the full Sigrid Thornton and trade the big city for a small town. It’s great. Really. No complaints. Not one. Nope. Help.
Keen to delve into the arcane world of cryptic crosswords but don’t have a clue? Today’s your lucky day!
Jessie is a problem we’ve all had. The grating drunk phone call from the ex we never tamed, one that promises all and delivers nothing. But still we believe.
Madama Butterfly articulates the tryst between a handsome naval captain and a young Japanese girl. A match made somewhere, but it sure wasn’t heaven.
A naturopath’s dream of being the only doctor on a flight soon soured when he was unable a treat a simple cut.
Once again the leadership question has been raised, but is Bill equal to the task? According to a document we found, survey says no.
The ruling in the reprehensible Michelle Carter case has ramifications well outside the courtroom, as the precedent may see the end of ‘tell all’ stories designed for profit.
It seems that we’re dangerously close to nuclear war. But should we fear the possibilities of annihilation, or are we actually fine? We found two voices on opposite sides of the issue.
By the time you read this, I might be dead. But while I don’t fear death, I do fear that the image of me in a hospital bed with colour the memories of my loved ones.
As a journalist who has covered domestic violence for the better part of a decade, I’ve seen great change. But the abject horror I’ve seen, and the trauma I’ve felt is the constant.
For some reason, indoor plants are back in. But if you’re anything like me, mistakes have been made. So I’ll compile a list of characters that can withstand all sorts of abuse.
Drake, the man who started from the lowest wrung before reaching his current station, features this week, adding a symphony to his parental issues. Not bad for a reformed child actor.
Elif Shafak’s success is built on great conflict. She illustrates the endless clash between the people and the state, religion and the self, and man against woman.
While Hollywood digs a good murder story, it pales in comparison to the love felt when it happens for real. What a town.
While the public is still debating on whether climate change exists, the actual experts are well beyond that question. I blame Leo DiCaprio and the plastic media rhetoric for this gap in our understanding.
You all loved the first instalment, so our own comedic Lou Bega is back with more of the same. Oh, Europeans. You so crazy.
What does the next generation think of today’s issues? The Big Smoke’s Next Gen program publishes Australian students mentored by TBS writers. Today, Eloise, 9, defends the oft-criticised fidget spinner.
Politics is becoming a joke and Boris Johnson knows this better than most, so he’s shuffling the entirety of the UK government to reality TV. It worked for the Americans. Frank Rarely, our distinguished Fake News correspondent in Canberra, secured an exclusive interview with Boris Johnson during his visit last week. This is…
Move over throwback synthesisers, the strange kids are all about Grandma’s washboard. I hope. In preparation for the strangest day of the year, I’ve sampled a symphony of the world’s most popular obscure instruments.