Smith Journal · A quarterly, Australia-based publication that takes unexpected, interesting, funny and sometimes complicated stories and tells them the way you would to a bunch of friends at the pub.

If you ever felt like leafing through some old newspapers but wanted to avoid the musty aura of the library, we'll let you in on a little nerdy secret. 

Laneway Festival (ticket giveaway)

Tuesday January 03, 2012

We somehow made it through the stupid season and into the New Year, now it's time to take a deep breath and dive headfirst into the summer festival stuff. 

The Bully Project

Sunday January 01, 2012

Bullying haunts the pasts of many of us; whether we gave or received, flashbacks to ancient incidents can provoke involuntary and intense twinges of angst.

Wild Wild West

Saturday December 31, 2011

The west is getting wild again. Matt Pierce's website, Wood & Faulk, is a store and platform for a group of like-minded new frontiersmen. 

On a Moon Safari

Saturday December 31, 2011

What modern rock band do you think would be asked to compose a new score for the 1902 silent film Le Voyage Dans La Lune (a trip to the moon) by Frenchman Georges Méliès? No dude, it's not Metallica.

The Sticky Institute

Friday December 30, 2011

If you haven't heard of The Sticky Institute, but you're fond of zines/publishing then this one's for you.

Silence of the bears

Thursday December 29, 2011

Polar bears don't usually eat each other, but some are resorting to cannibalism to survive. 

Tasmanian devil

Thursday December 29, 2011

Photos can make many things look romantic, but photographer James Bowden's life sounds downright rosy no matter how you frame it.  

Outta the creek, into the sea

Wednesday December 28, 2011

Greg Mclean, known for his two savage Australia-gone-wild films, Wolf Creek and Rogue, is making a film about dolphins.

This is art

Wednesday December 28, 2011

They say that "art" is in the eye of the beholder, well, Off Book is a cool new series promoting often overlooked creative arts, such as video games, book art, interactive web art and typography.