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Palcohol Is Essentially Snortable Alcohol, And It Might Start Killing Kids

Photo via Liberal America. Palcohol, a powdered version of alcohol, has just gained approval from the U.S. Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau (TTB), because ‘murica. After thousands of years of consumption, the restriction of alcohol to liquid form has indeed been broken by a single man – Mark Phillips. It’s currently available in six varieties, including rum, vodka, […]

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With Ink

Photo by CraigHarris | Media “Hi” “Leave me alone” It was how their relationship started and finished. Kate was sitting on the stairs of the Cultural Centre busway. It was Friday, it was midday and she was drunk. Flynn anxiously twitched fingers – a vice he blamed on his excess trumpet playing. He knew from the outset Kate was broken. But […]

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They Are Not The Same Anymore

After they get the phone call, they decide only one of them should go. Right now. And so she leaves, to find him under the shrine of Our Lady. The woman who has known him the longest takes his hand. Pulls his hand. At first he does not recognise her. He does not know why she could be there. Mother. […]

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Fast News: April 21

Photo via echonetdaily This is the weekly space for people who like their news the way I like my orgasms; slightly rushed and self-involved. We do to the news what King Joffrey does to massive bloody pies. NSW Premier Barry O’Farrell resigned after it was found he mislead a corruption inquiry. Basically, Bazza said he didn’t receive a $3,000 bottle […]

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Suicide Is Now Killing More Young Australians Than Anything Else

Photo by Audrey. An Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) report released on March 25th has listed suicide as the leading cause of death for males and females between the ages of 15 and 44. This shocking statistic puts the act of taking one’s own life as a more likely cause of death than car accidents, cancer and smoking. In addition, […]

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Russell Brand, Climate Change & Thinking For Yourself

Australia’s Environmental minister Greg Hunt denies that there is a correlation between climate change and the current bush fires, having checked on Wikipedia that fire pre-dates the human conception of a climate. Prime Minister Tony Abbott claims that any correlation between climate change and bush fires is ‘hogwash’, having checked on Wikipedia that ‘hogwash’ is a phrase that’ll play well […]

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Ten Ways To Tell Your Band Sucks

Photo by Cschoen22 1. You describe your sound as ‘rock’. “Yeah we’re kind of going for a White Stripes meets Queens of the Stone Age vibe. Just real rockin’ riffs and face-melting solos. We all wear leather jackets and Tom plays a Flying-V. It’s sick man. You should come to our next show at some shitty pub out in Annerley […]

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