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Local man looks through old photos from a time when he liked Coldplay

11 June, 2016. 18:45 ERROL PARKER | Editor-at-large | Contact IF THERE'S ANYTHING that every young person in the free world can agree on, it's that everything Coldplay has released since 2008 has been dog shit. Taking some time out of his busy long weekend, Greg Peacock flicked through a few old Facebook albums of him and the squad back at school. The...

“I Took My Autistic Mate To The Casino And Lost $17,000 In Ten Minutes”

11 June, 2016. 11:34 ERROL PARKER | Editor-at-large | Contact KEVIN GREENHOLM SAYS he should've walked out when his partner in crime started nearly sorting the chips by weight. That was when he was only $5000 in the hole. The 59-year-old semi-retired geologist admits he should've known better, saying that he hatched the plan to take his autistic childhood friend to Jupiter's Casino...

Local Man Gives Up On Life And Has Thai For Breakfast

10 June, 2016. 12:34 ERROL PARKER | Editor-at-large | Contact FINDING A NEW WAY of disgracing and embarrassing himself each day, friendly area bartender Martin Shorthorn woke this morning to find no food in the fridge. Unphased, he confidently strode down to his local shopping strip in Brisbane's New Farm district, walking right past his local Greek-owned mixed business delicatessen, past three...

Mum with townie-two-town hairstyle is not to be fucked with

9 June, 2016. 15:45 ERROL PARKER | Editor-at-large | Contact   SHARON GLEESON SITS IN her Caboolture kitchen, working her way through her fourth Horizon Blue of the morning while she polishes off a neenish tart. Her knuckles are bruised and her earlobes are covered up in bandaids. Nearing the end of her tasty lung candy, she lets out an earth-shattering cough and...

Director’s cut of ‘Finding Dory’ stars Eric Bana as voice of murdered climate scientist

CLANCY OVERELL | Editor | Contact Finding Dory, the highly anticipated 3D comedy adventure film and sequel to the 2003 classic Finding Nemo, last year gave Pixar the biggest opening in its history when it hit theatres on June 17. The directors cut of the film has been released today, showing the inclusion of a 'human character' who was since cut out due to injunctions put forward by mining companies....

World’s largest nuclear arsenal to be controlled by menopausal woman or Hillary Clinton

6 June, 2016. 13:45 ERROL PARKER | Editor-at-large | Contact THE HEARTS OF HIPSTERS and perverts around the world are filled with pangs of sadness this afternoon as Hillary Clinton officially won the Democratic nomination in California. Capitulating like a Bangladeshi cricket team, Bernie Sanders is refusing to give in until the very last moment - even though he's on track to...

Owners Of Collaroy Mansions Now Face Tragic Prospect Of Re-Entering Housing Market

7 June, 2016. 15:34 CLANCY OVERELL | Editor | Contact Sydney homeowners whose waterfront mansions were wiped out by extreme sea conditions stand to lose millions if they are not covered by insurance - this means they will now have to re-enter the Sydney housing market starting from scratch - a feat that is sure to see them labelled as "lazy and whiney" by...

‘Cunt-struck’ officially added to the Macquarie Dictionary after appearing on 4 Corners

7 June, 2016. 15:34 ERROL PARKER | Editor-at-large | Contact SIX MONTHS AGO, FOUR CORNERS introduced us to a new adjective in the Australian vernacular. Cunt-struck. While you might've heard that term used before, in a public house or football field, it was the first time that the crude term was broadcast into millions of living rooms. It was used by Michael Lawler, the husband of...

Russell Crowe to release new dance album: ’30 odd hours of munt’

6 June, 2016. 10:45 ERROL PARKER | Editor-at-large | Contact AFTER SPENDING A FEW days at the infamous Croatia Boat Week festival last year, Russell Crowe found creative musical juices flowing through his body once again. However, rather than strum and scream his way through a handful of power ballads, the veteran actor took inspiration from the iconic dance party. "I got to...

Mike Baird Announces Plans To Merge Art Gallery Of NSW With New Westfield Shopping Precinct

CLANCY OVERELL | Editor | CONTACT The Art Gallery of New South Wales' plans to build a $450 million extension dubbed the 'Sydney Modern Project' by 2021, have been put on hold today, after the State Government declared that their initial design will have to be appropriated into a 'greater plan for inner-city Sydney'. Premier Mike Baird announced that the much...

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