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International Men’s Day Highlights Inequality With “The Judge Always Favours The Missus” Theme

WENDELL HUSSEY | Cadet | CONTACT Today is International Men's Day, and this year it is celebrating a very special theme. The theme for the 2019 edition is "The Judge Always Favours The Missus," and looks to raise awareness regarding the prolonged and sustained campaign by the nation's magistrates to run down the country's recently divorced fathers. Celebrated on November 19 every year International Men's Day celebrates...

Fiji Being All Smug About Their Decade Of Stable Government

CLANCY OVERELL | Editor | CONTACT Fijian citizens are on their high-horse today as polls open for the nation's first second democratic election since a military coup ousted the Government 12 years ago. Once the laughing stock of the pacific, Fiji has managed to maintain two stable governments since 2006 - while Australia has rotated between seven different Prime Ministers. Fiji is now no longer the...

Mate Who Went To Japan Once Qualified To Tell You What Real Wasabi Is

LOUIS BURKE | Culture | CONTACT Lovers of Japan are in high spirits today as it has been confirmed any questions about the 3000-year-old culture can be answered by your co-worker Keaton who went to Japan two years ago. Keaton was recently sworn in as a Japanese culture expert during the painstaking period of office pre-lunch where everyone is asking each other what sad excuses...

Brunswick Resident Reminds Her 461 Instagram Followers From Brunswick To Vote In US Mid Terms

CLANCY OVERELL | Editor | CONTACT An outspoken activist who has risen to prominence in her role as a barista at a popular inner-North Melbourne book shop cafe has today done her part to ensure a win for the democrats in the critical US Mid Terms. As an avid follower of American politics, Carla Leonie (25) has today urged her 461 instagram followers, most...

Discontinuation Of Apu’s Character Marks A Huge Win In The Fight Against Yellow Supremacy

LOUIS BURKE | Culture | CONTACT After 15 seasons of making the world laugh the beloved animated family sitcom The Simpsons will be discontinuing the subcontinental character of Apu, which marks a huge win in the fight against yellow supremacy. Thirty years ago, the world fell in love with the four-fingered family and their wacky world which included Kwik-E-Mart owner Apu Nahasapeemapetilon who was a...

Google Forced To Pull Their Nerds Into Line After Protests

CLANCY OVERELL | Editor | CONTACT The bosses at tech giant Google have been forced to sit all their nerds down today for a stern chat. This comes after thousands of Google staff across the world staged a series of walkouts in protest at claims of sexual harassment, gender inequality and systemic racism. The protests and walkouts follow allegations of sexual misconduct made against senior execs,...

Ireland Returns To How Things Used To Be When They Had Nothing To Brag About

WENDELL HUSSEY | Cadet | CONTACT The nation of Ireland and its diaspora have this week been dealt a cruel blow. The small but well-known island off the coast of England has had to come to terms with reality again after their little prince Conor McGregor fell from grace rather unceremoniously. From County Kerry to Boston to Bondi, those with green and orange running through their...

JB HiFi Display Televisions Spoil Plot Twist In Relatively Recent Movie

LOUIS BURKE | Culture | CONTACT Despite being above average intelligence, local man William Robson (34) doesn’t mind the odd superhero film which is why he is annoyed that JB HiFi was playing Black Panther on display TVs even though it only came out about a year ago. Although he has a computer capable of purchasing items online, Robson entered his local JB...

Aussie Audiences Laugh At Family From Ozark’s Plans To Flee To Gold Coast To Escape Drug Trade

CLANCY OVERELL | Editor | CONTACT As Australian audiences finish bingeing the second season of American crime drama show, Ozark, viewers say they can't help but laugh at one glaringly obvious plot hole. That, is that Wendy Bryde (played by Laura Linney) talking about her dream of moving to Mullumbimby, which according to her, is on the Gold Coast. "Hahahahah" laughs one Australian viewer, Clare Manningly (37),...

Rupert Murdoch Says Kevin Rudd Is Being ‘Ungrateful’ Considering He Made Him PM

ERROL PARKER | Editor-at-large | Contact Former Prime Minister Kevin Rudd has been slammed by the man who gave him the top job today after he criticised him for meddling in federal politics. Newspaper mogul Rupert Murdoch, a minor stakeholder in The Advocate's parent company, lashed out at the once-popular politician in response to the criticisms, saying Rudd is 'ungrateful'. "How fucking dare he," said Murdoch...

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