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The Weekly Wrap-Up

The Weekly Wrap-Up

VW Chairman and his wife resign, When the voices in your head are real, Adam Sandler and Netflix go too far, and Why you should buy an Audi instead of a house.  Words by Ryan Grice An unfortunate comment in an interview has lead to the subsequent resignation of Volkswagen chairman of supervisory board Ferdinand […]

Keyring Game On Lock

Keyring Game On Lock

  Words by Jack Gramenz PROBABLY someday soon a venture capitalist is going to fund some 19-year-old’s startup app that “lets you” lock and unlock all your doors through your smartphone, but until then we’ll have to carry around a million and one keys for all our various locks. That’s where the Bico Keyklipz come in. […]

Androgyny And The Freedom Of Choice

Androgyny And The Freedom Of Choice

 Words by Jessica Testa THE fashion industry moves on quite quickly. One minute something is in, the next it’s out the window. But there are also those trends that never leave. Like the classic LBD, they just keep coming back in new and exciting ways. The androgyny trend is one of them. I’m not just […]

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The Weekly Wrap-Up

The Weekly Wrap-Up

VW Chairman and his wife resign, When the voices in your head are real, Adam Sandler and Netflix go too far, and Why you should buy an Audi instead of a house.  Words by Ryan Grice An unfortunate comment in an interview has lead to the subsequent resignation of Volkswagen chairman of supervisory board Ferdinand […]

Life After University Is Crap But Don’t Worry. You Aren’t Alone

Life After University Is Crap But Don’t Worry. You Aren’t Alone

Words by Emma Callaghan I’M a serial university drop out. I’ve started five different degrees at three different universities. After four years of enrolling and deferring I finally managed to actually complete one and in July 2014 I stood proud before my cohort, wearing a very unflattering (and oversized) robe and hat, brandishing my scroll […]

Destroying The Stigma Of Abortion

Destroying The Stigma Of Abortion

Words By Jessica Testa SOME of the issues women have to deal with are tough to discuss. The negativity that surrounds them makes us less inclined to bring them up due to the storm of criticism that will follow. Everyone has an opinion on these overwhelming topics, some of which are quite harsh. This is […]

Fashion

Androgyny And The Freedom Of Choice

Androgyny And The Freedom Of Choice

 Words by Jessica Testa THE fashion industry moves on quite quickly. One minute something is in, the next it’s out the window. But there are also those trends that never leave. Like the classic LBD, they just keep coming back in new and exciting ways. The androgyny trend is one of them. I’m not just […]

Cultural Appropriation Won’t Get You On A Street Style Blog

Cultural Appropriation Won’t Get You On A Street Style Blog

Words by Jack Gramenz AS Coachella draws to a close for another year and overpaid twenty-somethings who only really go because they might spot a celebrity return their Indian headdresses to the bottom of their closets once more, I thought it would be good to take a look at some of the other culturally insensitive […]

#MBFWA Sydney 2015: Kate Sylvester

#MBFWA Sydney 2015: Kate Sylvester

Words by Matt Huxley FOR her SS 15 showing, Kate Sylvester has done something truly unique. Taking the Shakespearean classic Romeo and Juliet, she has reworked it in classic Kate style. Turning it into a celebration of casual luxury and sartorial classics that captures the crux of the emotion surrounding the tragic tale.  Frothy lace […]

Lifestyle

Keyring Game On Lock

Keyring Game On Lock

  Words by Jack Gramenz PROBABLY someday soon a venture capitalist is going to fund some 19-year-old’s startup app that “lets you” lock and unlock all your doors through your smartphone, but until then we’ll have to carry around a million and one keys for all our various locks. That’s where the Bico Keyklipz come in. […]

5 Minutes With Tash Turgoose

5 Minutes With Tash Turgoose

Words by Matt Huxley TRAVEL is a yearning that many of us have. Tash Turgoose is one such person; she has managed to turn her love of travel into a career and into a blog. The other week Tash launched her eponymous blog, detailing tales from her adventures across the world and mixing in plenty […]

International Cuisine Makes Its Way To South East Queensland

International Cuisine Makes Its Way To South East Queensland

Words by Andrea Love THE Oz Night Market, the largest international cuisine night markets in South East Queensland, celebrates its one year anniversary this weekend. Trekking all the way into the city has become a thing of the past, with the culmination of unique stores selling food, gifts and apparel right on your doorstep. A […]

Film

Film Review: The Avengers: Age Of Ultron

Film Review: The Avengers: Age Of Ultron

  Words by Shayne Travis Grieve Director: Josh Whedon Screenplay: Josh Whedon, Stan Lee Cast: Robert Downey Jr., Chris Hemsworth, Mark Ruffalo, Chris Evans, Scarlett Johansson, Jeremey Renner, Don Cheadle, Aaron Taylor-Johnson, Elizabeth Olsen, Paul Bettany, Cobie Smulders, Anthony Mackie, Hayley Atwell, Idris Elba, Stellan Skarsgård, James Spader and Samuel L. Jackson Synopsis: When Tony Stark tries to jumpstart a […]

“Tell Me, Do You Bleed?” Batman V Superman: Dawn Of Justice Trailer

“Tell Me, Do You Bleed?” Batman V Superman: Dawn Of Justice Trailer

Words by Jo McTavish IT has been several months since anything official has come from our precious film but today marks one of the best moments 2015 as Warner Bros and Zack Snyder have finally revealed the first trailer for 2016′s most anticipated film, Batman V Superman: Dawn of Justice. Unlike Marvel the opposition DC […]

Film Review: Fast And Furious 7

Film Review: Fast And Furious 7

Words by Tim Packer Director: James Wan Screenplay: Chris Morgan, Gary Scott Thompson Cast: Paul Walker, Vin Diesel, Dwayne Johnson, Jason Statham, Michelle Rodriguez, Jordana Brewster, Tyrese Gibson, Ludacris and Kurt Russell. Synopsis: Deckard Shaw seeks revenge against Dominic Toretto and his family for his comatose brother. Note:  Minor Spoilers Below ONE Last Ride. The gravelly tones of Vin Diesel’s Dominic Toretto […]

Art

Welcome To Paradise: Be Anything You Want

Welcome To Paradise: Be Anything You Want

Words by Rachel Trevarthen THERE is a simple pleasure in being able to enjoy an exhibition of otherworldly fashion and fantastical costume whilst in the comfort of your pyjamas. Acclaimed artist, Gerwyn Davies’ newest collection ‘Paradise’ portrays his body as an immobile piece of modern art fashioned into a whimsical world of dress ups and […]

When Art Meets Technology: The New Aesthetic?

When Art Meets Technology: The New Aesthetic?

Words By Jessica Testa ART is famous for being the one creative medium where anything is possible. Anything can be used to make art. Even the most ordinary things can be made into something incredible. There is nothing ordinary about the exhibition. The Queensland University Of Technology proudly presents The New Aesthetic?, an exhibition that […]

Interview: Nick Walker

Interview: Nick Walker

Words by Michelle Cha and Rachael Crouch NICK Walker is a powerful figure in the street art movement, and has been for many years. he’s considered one of the world’s most talented and influential street artists in history. He’s been credited for introducing to stencil graffiti to the street art sphere, a medium which has […]