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Papa Jack’s Has New Food. Brisbane Froths

Papa Jack’s Has New Food. Brisbane Froths

Words by Andrea Love AMERICAN-style soul food is quickly becoming a trend in Brisbane as of late, but if you’re in the mood for a slice of the New Orleans, Papa Jack’s in Fortitude Valley is set to take you on a journey of the Creole South. The launch of the spring/summer menu last week […]

Nostalgia Nights – Take 12

Nostalgia Nights – Take 12

Words by Johnny Harkin HERE at Moustache HQ, we understand the pressures of creativity. We are forging a new culture, breaking boundaries, and constantly innovating just like our readers and sometimes the risk-taking and stress get the better of us! So, dim the lights, pour some drinks and join us as we teleport you to […]

Wholly Hops! Craft beer, Where Have You Been All My Life?

Wholly Hops! Craft beer, Where Have You Been All My Life?

Words By Samara Nilsson MY introduction to beer was a lot like a lot of peoples I guess, I first started drinking beer when I was about 21, for no other reason than it was cheap, like really effing cheap, I remember being at The Fox, back in the day where you could get a […]

Serious Section

The Symbolic Vs The Pragmatic: Scottish Independence

The Symbolic Vs The Pragmatic: Scottish Independence

Words By Dominic Cansdale WATCHING Scotland push for independence from the United Kingdom is like watching my grandparents file for divorce. It just seems like something that should have happened long ago. As outsiders all the way over here in Australia, it’s easy for us to weigh the pragmatic and economic realities against the largely […]

The Weekly Wrap-Up

The Weekly Wrap-Up

Words by Ryan Grice WHY you should move to Japan reason #156, Size does matter, Crazy South Korea, and DINOSAURS! Japan have taken the cake again with what is probably the most important news of the week: Burger King Japan have announced the release of two new limited edition black burgers. Dubbed the ‘Kuro Pearl’ […]

A Clusterfuck Called Iraq: How Did It Happen?

A Clusterfuck Called Iraq: How Did It Happen?

Words By Dominic Cansdale A NATION that has directly experienced the military might of four US Presidents is now at breaking point. Iraq’s fragmented society has been pushed to its limits by bombings, potential genocides, US airstrikes, the Syrian Civil War and the growth of barbaric fundamentalism. With all this considered and at the risk […]

Fashion

Marques’ Almeida x Topshop

Marques’ Almeida x Topshop

Words By Hannah Rabbitt NO one does a collaboration quite as well as Topshop, and this season it only gets better with a fresh pair-up with British label Marques’ Almeida. London based designer duo Marta Marques’ and Paulo Almeida, better known as Marques’ Almeida, released their first collection together in 2011 when they were only […]

Converse Turns It Up

Converse Turns It Up

Words by Hannah Rabbitt NOTHING is more reminiscent of carefree high school weekends than a battered old pair of Cons. Sturdy and up for anything, they’re a go to casual shoe and a staple to many a wardrobe. And now they’re getting fresher than ever. Ladies and gent, prepare your tootsies for the latest in […]

London Fashion Week Wrap Up Part 2

London Fashion Week Wrap Up Part 2

Words by Aiho Tan PROFESSIONAL cameras were on high-speed shutter alert as VIPs arrived continuing the second half of London Fashion Week 2014. Backstage, models were lined up in an orderly fashion ready to hit the catwalk for a promising end to the week. All the talk was about the enchanted forest created by Erdem […]

Photography

Palate Makes Life Better

Palate Makes Life Better

Words by Matt Huxley I HAVE officially now seen it all. The first ever video magazine (that I know of anyhow) has just launched. Based out of Melbourne, Palate is the creative outpouring of filmmaker and stylist duo Dylan Wiehahn and Priya Cox. The inaugural issue, New Beginnings just launched and it shows an eclectic […]

Surrealist Photomontage Extraordinaire: Richard Smith

Surrealist Photomontage Extraordinaire: Richard Smith

Words by Michelle Cha RICHARD Smith is a self taught artist who creates the divinely freaky and macabre surrealist photomontages which will send you back to the time of The Blair Witch Project. The layering of different motifs, landscapes, and photo manipulation sends you in a dark spiral of which you want to keep going […]

Okay Owen: The Medium Of Image

Okay Owen: The Medium Of Image

Words by Natasha Norford OWEN Cseh is playing with fire. The fourteen-year-old Melbourne native is already something of a wonder, his acumen with a camera and a strip of film is both superb and soft-spoken. What’s so nice about Owen’s poetry is its sense of the everyday. There is a quality of the still and […]

Film

Film Review: Sin City: A Dame To Kill For

Film Review: Sin City: A Dame To Kill For

Words by Billy Heinemann Directors:  Frank Miller, Robert Rodriguez Screenplay: Frank Miller Cast: Mickey Rourke, Jessica Alba, Josh Brolin, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Eva Green and Bruce Willis Synopsis:   Some of Sin City’s most hard-boiled citizens cross paths with a few of its more reviled inhabitants. OUR favourite hard-boiled, roughhousing citizens of Sin City return to the big screen to […]

Film Review: The Boxtrolls

Film Review: The Boxtrolls

Words by Jo McTavish Director:  Graham Annable and Anthony Stacchi Screenplay: Irena Brignull, Adam Pava Cast:  Isaac Hempstead Wright, Elle Fanning, Ben Kingsley, Jared Harris, Nick Frost and Simon Pegg Synopsis:  A young orphaned boy raised by underground cave-dwelling trash collectors tries to save his friends from an evil exterminator. Based on the children’s novel ‘Here Be Monsters’ by Alan Snow. […]

At The MOvies

At The MOvies

Words by Jo McTavish LAUGHING, crying, screaming, jumping, or simply walking out are some of the many reactions that are evoked from the magic of films. Going to the movies is my escape; a way to leave reality behind and just be entertained. As a film buff, any excuse to see, converse, or simply enquire […]

Art

The Father Of Manga: Osamu Tezuka

The Father Of Manga: Osamu Tezuka

Words by Michelle Cha I LOVE a good manga. Three years ago I would be putting my Spanx underwear on, annihilating my face with layers of makeup, and skulling a vodka sack in a taxi on my way into Surfers Paradise on a Friday night. Fast forward to now, I am so fucking excited to […]

Contrapposto In The Valley Of Death: Art On The Edge Of War

Contrapposto In The Valley Of Death: Art On The Edge Of War

 Words by Victor Senescall MAYBE like the way poppies have grown over Flanders Fields, art has a habit of growing up around war. Of course, it has something to do with the need to record such things, and the dramatic, hideous, and also kind of tantalising nature of conflict and bloodshed. Wars are fertile places […]

In-Profile: Jay Riggio

In-Profile: Jay Riggio

MM: WHO are you? My name is Jay Riggio. I’m an artist from New York who lives and works in Brooklyn. I make handcut paper collages with a scissor, a blade and glue… the old-fashioned way. WHAT is your work about? I think my work is about notions that aren’t clearly defined. Like a fleeting […]