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Charlie Pickering Hijacks Marriage Debate By Demanding The Right To Marry Himself

  July 13, 2015. 15:00 CLANCY OVERELL | Editor | Contact Charlie Pickering wants government to go further than gay marriage pushing for equal rights who people who want to marry themselves. Charlie Pickering's need to lecture the world has been unquenchable since his successful Wednesday night show 'The Weekly' began on the ABC earlier this year, generating popular online content with his week-by-week synopsis of already...

Local Brawler Googles Bangkok Boot Camps After Six Sessions At Suburban MMA Gym

CLANCY OVERELL | Editor | Contact Ed Tuxworth's days of 24-hour gym memberships are over. "I'll never go back" says the 29-year old mechanic, after finding himself involved in a nearby mixed-martial arts (MMA) club. "No more waiting around for the bench press or the squat rack, nowadays I just do Muay Thai and Brazilian kickboxing classes," As someone who says he was never a...

WOW! After Just 3 Months In Prison, This Drunk Driver Is Now A Fully Qualified Ice Cook

July 14, 2015. 10:40 CLANCY OVERELL | Editor | Contact   Not long ago, Jai Waterman local made some "pretty stupid decisions". A wild night of reckless drink driving landed the Maroubra local in handcuffs, after crashing his mum's Tarago into the shopfront of a local post office. He was sentenced to three-months in the infamous Silverwater Correction Centre, and as the 19-year-old explains, prison his gave him a lot...

“Drugs will ruin your life, if I catch you” says community-minded policeman

23 June, 2015. 11:06 ERROL PARKER | Editor-at-large | Contact VICTORIAN POLICE HAVE warned partygoers that drugs will run their lives, but only if they catch them with drugs on their person. As the city gears up for the annual blues festival, Melbourne revellers have been put on notice by police to behave and not to do drugs. "We've given drug users plenty of warning,"...

‘Hope brought me to Sydney’: A Queensland defector tells his inspiring story

21 June, 2015. 15:06 ERROL PARKER | Editor-at-large | Contact NATHAN DELANEY'S STORY begins with the 2010-11 Queensland floods, when he was 14 years old, which rendered much of the state unemployed and caused a massive humanitarian crisis. By the time he was 15, he was homeless and alone, a starving orphan at a time and place when starving orphans tended not to make it. "Hunger is...

Fred Nile also believes in these great Australian traditions

19 June, 2015. 15:06 ERROL PARKER | Editor-at-large | Contact FRESH FROM HIS Thursday night appearance on Q&A, controversial Reverend Fred Nile has said he "emphatically believes in the great Australian traditions" while spruiking the dangers of allowing homosexuality to fester and grow in a modern Christian society. The NSW state MP, a Christian Democrat, said a number of business owners in...

Big Dicks Wanted – New doco shines light on exploited male porn stars

18 June, 2015. 15:30 INGRID DOULTON | Equally Important Writer | Contact EACH YEAR THOUSANDS of young men pursue careers in professional amateur porn, chasing dreams of glamour, money, fame, self-empowerment, and great sex. But as the performers profiled in Big Dicks Wanted discover, the reality may be something else entirely. Directed by Betoota local Brett Pearson produced by Sigmund Remienko, this intimate documentary premiered at the Betoota Film Festival...

The Catch-22 that young Australian men face everyday

9 January, 2016. 15:07 ERROL PARKER | Editor-at-large | Contact IT'S A CRITICAL decision made by thousands of Australian men preparing for a night out. To wash the bed sheets or not? A Catch-22 because in ever-increasing numbers, young men are venturing out into the evening - planning to "just have a couple with the boys" before being home in bed before MasterChef is over. It's...

Death Cult Fashionistas: Top 5 Best Dressed Freedom Fighters Announced

12 May, 2015. 14:06 ERROL PARKER | Editor-at-large | Contact THE FIVE FINALISTS of the inaugural "best dressed freedom fighter" have been announced at a gala event overnight in the Somali capital, Mogadishu. The celebration of conflict fashion was hosted by the International Freedom Fighters' Guild (IFFG), which is also classified as a terrorist organisation by the United States. Judges whittled down over...

Melbourne Couple To Sue Hospital For Not Taking Gluten Allergy Seriously

  CLANCY OVERELL | Editor | [email protected] A MELBOURNE WOMAN who accidentally swallowed an appetiser containing gluten is calling for the resignation of medical staff after she was refused treatment at the Melbourne Mater Hospital overnight. Adrienne Prescott, 36, who describes herself as “seriously sensitive to gluten” - had been attending a private function when she mistakenly ate a smoked salmon canapé which may have contained...

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