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Catch the Last Cab to Darwin

JAMIE TOOMEY @jamietoomeynew spoke with Lisa Duff, who is on tour with a film crew including actors Michael Caton and Ningali Lawford and director Jeremy Sims, promoting their new Australian film Last Cab to Darwin. Hi Lisa. What is your role on Last Cab to Darwin? I’m one of the producers. What is the producer’s […]

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Are phones keeping us connected?

BY HAYLEY TAYLOR @hayloutay They say that mobile phones are making us less in touch with people physically, but is this really the case? TAFE student Hayley Taylor hits the streets of Newtown to find out whether mobile phones connect us or disconnect us. Do you think that mobile phone’s are keeping us connected or disconnected? Tell us […]

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Carrie’s heartfelt Logies speech

By Edoardo Mesiti @EdoardoMesiti At last night’s Logie Awards, The Project’s Carrie Bickmore took away the coveted Gold Logie. Rather than give the typical thank you speech, she used her two minutes to dedicate the award to her late husband Greg Lange, who died of brain cancer in 2010. Standing in front of cream of Australian television […]

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The extraordinary life of Hattie McDaniel

BY EDOARDO MESITI @EdoardoMesiti This year marks two milestones for the late actress and radio personality Hattie McDaniel (1895-1952). Firstly, were she still alive, June 10 would have been her 100th birthday. Secondly, it has been 75 years since she became the first African-American to win an Oscar. She earned the prize for her performance as Mammy, a housemaid, in […]

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Top 10 movies for a rainy day

BY AMJAD IBRAHIM (@Charles_Cain77), MATTHEW TRIPLEY (@mt3385) and MICHAEL TAOUK (@miketaouk) It’s a rainy day outside. You’re sick of the weather and bored with your reading material. Why not throw a movie on to kill the time? When it comes to choosing a flick that corresponds with the weather, some come to mind more immediately than others. […]

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Celebs with animal names

BY EDOARDO MESITI @EdoardoMesiti Whether by birth or by choice, these celebs are animals. 1. Jay Z Sean Carter’s stage name is actually a breed of bird. The “jay” is a medium sized bird part of the crow family.   2. Meagan Fox She’s as foxy as her name and yes, her surname is real. 3. […]

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Songs that make you go … huh?

BY EDOARDO MESITI @EdoardoMesiti Do you ever listen to a song and hear random lyrics that make you think … huh? Would you then continue to sing those dodgy words until someone points out what the artist is really singing? Here is a short list. 1. Ariana Grande: “Break Free” What it sounds like: “Fart on your body […]

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Pac Man’s in Pyongyang! Waka waka!

  BY MICHAEL GOLDING @MrGolding21 In the word of awesome nerd things, Google has once again made an excellent Pac-Man Google hybrid especially for April Fool’s Day. And of all the places in world you can in world you can play, the most outrageous is on the streets of Pyongyang, North Korea. Only a select […]