Day: 28 November 2019

Four Black Friday travel deals for Aussie bargain-hunters

November 28, 2019

Black Friday – roughly translated to “save a lot of money on things that are otherwise pretty damn expensive” – is here for 2019. Since Aussies love to plan their 2020 trips around these dates, you can be sure that there’s some pretty sweet savings floating around to help take the edge off all that […]

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Track of the Day: Dos Dos feat. Joey Legit “Some” (2019)

November 28, 2019

After twelve months of honing his craft and using his current base of Brisbane to test the waters on his new experimental sounds, New Zealand-born, self-produced rapper Dos Dos has signalled something of a career rebirthing with the release of his new single, “Some”. Raw, unfiltered lyrics – an ode to overcoming struggle – sit atop […]

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Archie Rose launch pop-up cocktail bar in Sydney Airport

November 28, 2019

The ever-busy crew at Archie Rose have officially launched a sixteen-seat temporary cocktail bar in Sydney Airport’s International Terminal. Open for the next four months, the Archie Rose Cocktail Bar will be serving up classics and signatures to help frantic passengers de-stress pre-boarding. Expect a menu of martinis, manhattans, and a few Archie Rose signatures […]

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Ben & Jerry’s turn 10 in Australia, launch Birthday Cake flavour to celebrate

November 28, 2019

Ben & Jerry’s have been in Australia for 10 very delicious years, and are celebrating the milestone the best way they know how: “Birthday Cake”. Introducing a new Birthday Cake flavour today, the ubiquitous ice cream makers are opening us up to a celebratory profile of vanilla cake batter, heavenly pink frosting, strawberry swirls, and […]

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Film Review: Knives Out is the best whodunnit in years

November 28, 2019

Oh to imagine how much fun this all-star cast must have had during the making of Knives Out, the off-the-wall whodunit homage from director Rian Johnson. Although its ultimate revelation isn’t quite as electrifying as watching the entire thing unfold, the snapping wit that drives this film is impossible to resist. And – surprise – […]

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Photo Gallery: 2019 ARIA Awards Winners Wall – The Star, Sydney (27.11.19)

November 28, 2019

The 2019 ARIA Awards concluded with the winners and special guests making their way to the media suite for one last Q&A session before getting a photo with their very own ARIA.

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Track by Track: Okay Dane take us through their debut EP, Alienation

November 28, 2019

Alt-rockers from Melbourne Okay Dane have dropped their debut EP Alienation today. They released 2 tracks off it earlier this year, “Pretend” and “God Complex”, and it’s great to see them get the finished EP out the door. This EP is a collection of well-crafted punchy songs that will get your party started. To celebrate the […]

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Book Review: Emily Paull makes an assured and emotive debut with short story collection Well-Behaved Women

November 28, 2019

An expert free-diver disappears while training with her son. An unlikely Blanche DuBois makes her theatrical debut. A group of teens head to a music festival. And two young women run away together. These are just some of the tales that make up Well-Behaved Women, the debut short story collection from Perth writer Emily Paull. […]

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Emily Bitto’s Stella Prize winning The Strays set for TV adaptation

November 28, 2019

See Pictures and Apogee Pictures have teamed up to produce a television adaptation of Emily Bitto‘s The Strays, with Picnic At Hanging Rock screenwriter Beatrix Christian attached as head writer. Author Bitto said: “I’m absolutely delighted to have The Strays adapted for television and couldn’t be more excited about the brilliant group of creatives who will be working […]

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Photo Gallery: 2019 ARIA Awards Red Carpet – Star Event Centre, Sydney (27.11.19)

November 28, 2019

The stars were out in force for the 2019 ARIA Awards with international stars Dua Lipa, Khalid, Halsey walking the red carpet along with fan favourite, Tone and I at The Star Casino.

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Interview: Maria V. Snyder talks Terracotta Warriors, writing routines, and Criminal Minds.

November 28, 2019

Science fiction and fantasy writer Maria V. Snyder dropped not one, but TWO books this year – Chasing the Shadows, the second in the Sentinels of the Galaxy series, and the (currently) Australia-only The Eyes of Tamburah! We were lucky enough to grab five minutes with the prolific author to chat about her latest work! Let’s […]

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