PLAYGROUND WEEKENDER

Some say this is the best festival in Australia. The biggest fancy dress costume party, gorgeous views of the Hawkesbury River, superb music all with … Read more

HEREAFTER

Some think about death when someone they know dies. Some think about it when they themselves face the unknown inevitability. Some refuse to think about … Read more

PARA(NOIDE) POLITICS IN THE ARCHIVES: THE PHILLIP EXPERIMENT

Get ready for the tiny hairs on your neck to stand. The Phillip experiment took place in the 70s where a group of Canadian parapsychologists … Read more

GRAB MY JUNK

The great Black Eyed Peas once said, “What you gonna do with all that junk? All that junk inside your trunk? I’ma get, get, get, … Read more

THE AUSTRALIAN FILM FESTIVAL

We speak to festival director Barry Watterson about a local film fiesta that’s about to take over the eastern suburbs. How is the Australian Film … Read more

TOM BALLARD & HANNAH GADSBY

They are young, funny and gay. While Ballard talks about kissing boys in his show Is What He Is, Gadsby takes on a much … Read more

BONDI BOWL-A-RAMA

If Beach Road Hotel is your regular watering hole, you’d be glad to know that most of the Bondi Bowl-A-Rama parties will be held at … Read more

MY BLOODY VALENTINE (1981)

Nothing says, “I love you” like a blood dripping heart in a heart shaped box. Or as a generic movie trailer voice more prophetically says, … Read more

TROPFEST

Mother Nature’s wild ways and a touch of celebrity make for an interesting amalgamation of films at this year’s Tropfest. One of the two finalists … Read more

ROB SCHNEIDER

Like all great American comedians, Rob Schneider began his comedic journey at Saturday Night Live. And like many (cough Adam Sandler), he went from … Read more