As a woman, we get told vastly contradicting statements. We’re asked to own the ‘no-make up’ look, while society tells us otherwise.
There’s a feeling, generally accepted that social media, by its very nature is devoid of authenticity. However, if we look deeper, it’s merely the latest conduit of our ancient needs as a species.
Welcome to the wrong side of the Internet tracks. This week we scope Bernie’s new ride, how people solely live off air and the importance of remembering your sanity, alongside your pin.
I love the smell of spurious articles in the morning. Hail the weekly slog through the detritus of “news”, featuring The Simpsons making another Trump prediction and a woman fined for a dank meme.
Welcome to the land that taste forgot. A land of deadly fidget spinners, racial equality and extremely light beer. Why? Each week we’ll be plumbing the depths of fake news to see if any measure of truth can be found within. That and it passes the time.
Jeff Reese shares the story of how his friend Brandon Carlisle and their mutual passion for fly-fishing changed his life, and also sheds light on a special program called Project Healing Waters.
Novelist, social commentator and drug addict Aldous Huxley had many great ideas. But is he the kind of person that you’d leave your kids around? The answer should be yes.
The Plastic Jesus is something circumstantial in your life, but something that you’d forever defend. Mine happens to be which corn chip brand is superior. And if you say Doritos, I will fight you.
Facebook users are seeing their posts censored without an official reason, with a meme that satirises Trump’s Muslim ban at the forefront of it.
After Bill Murray recently worked a shift in his son’s bar – because Bill Murray – we thought we’d look a bit deeper at the unique legacy this strange man has.
I’ve bombarded myself with the worst Reddit has to offer so you don’t have to. Hope you like lazy people, poor life choices and egg cookery.
If you’re at all like us at The Big Smoke, you have a love/hate relationship with Valentine’s Day. We put together our favourite films’ favourite scenes – from twisted romance to just plain murder – to celebrate the most romantic (and expensive) day of the year!
With a photo of a potato recently selling for over $1 million, cultural conquistador Kate Turner charts the strangest items sold on Ebay.
Kate Turner has returned from the bottom of the barrel marked “Reddit” to bring you some trashy gold, because it’s Friday afternoon.
An innocent sentiment to own a cuddly rodent turned one TBS’er into an accidental black market pet dealer. This is their story…
When Jordan King-Lacroix went shopping with his girlfriend for Star Wars apparel at UNIQLO, he was staggered to find archaic sexist marketing in place.
In the spirit of the season, we have a message from a very special person to you and yours. Merry Xmas!
Victoria Cotman explains the murky netherworld of fanfiction, where a loving pastiche can occasionally mask outright plagiarism.
After the weekend’s Reclaim Australia rallies, Maiya Elali got to wondering who we are. Are we what we claim to be …or are we something else?
After the Reclaim Australia demonstrations we’ve decided that Australia needs a simpler flag, one we can use purely for protest, so we’ve created the TBS Flag Poll.
Grant Spencer touts the merit of the Sydney street art explosion, arguing that building on tradition is important in a city saturated in Advertisement.