A man has posted a Craig’s List ad offering up himself as the boyfriend your family never wanted, and always feared, in exchange for a free feed. He’ll pose as your partner to get that pesky, baby hungry, extended family off your back this Thanksgiving. Sick and tired of questions about why you’re still single? Read More
Right now I’m sitting in a share-house in Bushwick, Brooklyn – a predominately African American neighbourhood, and if it weren’t for the images appearing all over my newsfeed, I wouldn’t think that much of anything was up. Considering what’s just happened in Ferguson, Missouri, it’s a wonder that all of America isn’t on fire right Read More
I’m a surfer so every time there’s an attack I reassure myself with the stats. That you’re several times more likely to choke on a ballpoint pen or be crushed by a vending machine. Apparently you’re even more likely to win the lottery than be attacked by a shark. But are you really? These stats Read More
Ever wondered what your dog says about you? I haven’t, although I can’t always resist the lure of those click-bait headlines… 1) That you own a dog. Maybe even more than one! 2) That at one point, you could afford a dog. You might be rich! 3) You can continually afford to look after a dog. Read More
So APEC and the G20 are done. From the photos it seemed like one big conference to find the world’s most awkward handshake, where the protestors were all extremely polite, well-organised, heavily armed and dressed as police. Really, what did the G20 achieve? Nothing. What happened at APEC? Not much.
Put a whole bunch of the most powerful people in the same room for a few days in a row, and you’d expect a whole lot of big deals to get done. Right? No. Wrong. Very, very wrong. The biggest deal of APEC and the G20 actually didn’t happen at either. Which is curious. The Read More