For some, the Mardi Gras has lost its way. No longer is it a means of demonstration, it is a commercialised event. We spoke to a group that wants to bring it back to its radical roots.
Halloween is again upon us, but those who assume it’s a holiday for children are very much mistaken. It’s our excuse to dress up. But why?
This morning, Leicester City lost their owner, Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha. As a long-suffering fan of the club, what he instilled in us will live forever.
The man who articulated the final frontier wants to launch Jacinda Ardern’s baby into space. For some reason.
Over the weekend, a Facebook post went viral, shocked at the obvious racism of Darwin streets. Having lived there, I know the victim, and I know the behaviour.
In a blast from the past, the Distracted Boyfriend Meme returned to be panned as sexist. I suggest we keep our discourse relevant.
Burt Reynolds the man might be gone, but the version of him we know still lives on. When a celebrity passes, we’re subject to the same behaviour: a reminder of time passed.
With the recent publication of a long-forgotten JRR Tolkien piece, the publication of authors long beyond their lifespans is a murky, often questionable pursuit.
Today is Dog Appreciation Day. While we love our pooches, we should truly appreciate them too, as they leave in an instant, leaving us forever changed.
After the devastating earthquake on Lombok island that left 20,000 homeless, Indonesia must push for a hard reset.
There are many things that robots are seemingly taking from us. But, it now seems that they can take our words and twist them, and please lord, just let the bombs drop.
The NSW Police using a Beyonce meme to victim shame rape victims for the ‘lols’ is a prime example of why we’re not taken seriously.
Dear Grandson, I joined the Navy in 1966, a time when the Vietnam War was developing. It’s hard to explain, but it became impossible to not go.
In this country, when instances of national security arise, history shows that our media is unable to investigate it. Witness K and East Timor is merely the latest edition.
1968 was a year beset by great division, one that birthed great international protest. If we’re looking to change the world of tomorrow, we should look to yesterday.
‘School refusal’ is a growing psychological issue. Unbeknownst to me, I suffered from it in my high school days, and the effect it had on my life as an adult should not be ignored.
After much criticism, Donald Trump reversed his policy that split migrant families. Sadly, it’s a common recurrence in history, but what made this different?
Cryptozoology is a strange art form, it’s the study of fictional creatures, but it occasionally comes true.
With the news that the far-right is setting up a series of Fight Clubs, I am Jack’s complete lack of surprise.
With the Texas school shooting motivated by masculinity’s inability to process rejection, the challenge is not necessarily in taking the gun out of their hands, but removing the thought from their minds.
The internet claimed a rare victory in re-instating Brooklyn Nine-Nine. Why it might be derided as a petty matter, there’s a case to be made that it is anything but.