March 2018

We all suck at the internet

This article first appeared in the Brisbane Courier Mail The internet sucks and so do we. There was so much promise. The finest literature, historical texts, scholarly research and artworks are all available for free online. The best of human history and its more widely available than ever before, but nobody, including myself, is looking Read More

Let’s NOT go to the beach!

This article first appeared in the Herald Sun and the Daily Telegraph ‘Let’s go to the beach!’, is that really code for, ‘We can’t sit inside staring at screens for our entire lives, and I don’t have any better ideas’. I’ve had some unpopular ideas in the past. A tax on sugar, climate change exists, Read More

You can sleep when you’re dead!

This article first appeared in the Herald Sun You can sleep when you’re dead. He will drink you under the table. You snooze you lose. She can really hold her drink. All catchcries of the modern-day gladiator. Genetically superior humans who go hard and rarely go home, and leave mere mortals like myself crumpled at Read More