A passion for doggos, Charlie Brown and an inherent hatred of the patriarchy and peanut butter, these were the questions the guys at Beat had to ask me, for a change. Continue reading My face is in print | Claire Morley Q&A with Beat Magazine
Marcus Crook and Nick Pearce, are the founders of HoMie – Homeless of Melbourne Incorporated Enterprises – a streetwear and social justice enterprise that provides employment and training opportunities, and new clothing to people experiencing homelessness through their Fitzroy store. Continue reading HoMie | Homelessness in Melbourne and the Pathway Program
Maya’s rich jazzy vocals are instantaneously striking for their beauty and individuality. Her unique sound, a mix of electronic and acoustic elements, is largely a product of her background, a cultural cocktail of Australian, African American and Hungarian roots. Continue reading MAYA | What After Now?
Affectionately labelled as pub rock, Bad//Dreems encompass so much of what makes quintessentially Australian rock music so identifiable, and with their new album Gutful, they hammer in a very political message. Continue reading Bad//Dreems | Gutful
The Smith Street Band’s emotionally charged lyrics, often expressing the grinding torture and blinding emptiness of living with mental illness, have become a signature element of their presence on the music scene. Continue reading Wil Wagner of The Smith Street Band | More Scared of You than You are of Me
With one line from the protagonist’s stammering, drooling mouth, the show’s creators, Justin Roiland and Dan Harmon, created an army to serve one purpose. No, not to pass butter, to get sauce. And that army is rather large. Continue reading Rick and Morty, Szechuan Sauce, and the power of online fandom
With the acquisition of Too Faced and Becca – two previously independent, cruelty free brands – by cosmetic giant Estee Lauder, here are some alternative options for the ethically conscious, cruelty-free consumer. Continue reading Too Faced? | Cruelty Free Makeup Options