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.

Filippo Minelli

Wednesday February 22, 2012

By letting off colourful smoke bombs in assorted natural landscapes for his series 'Shapes', Italian photographer Filippo Minelli seems to be saying "Shhhh", rather than "Shazam!"

Ed's Threads

Tuesday February 21, 2012

When 21-year-old Australian stunt rider Ed Bonnin took his own life in 2009, his family and friends decided to do something about it. 

Swishwiffing stamps

Tuesday February 21, 2012

If ever an author deserved to be on a postage stamp it's the flushbunking, swizzfiggling, lickswishy genius Roald Dahl.

Cuppow

Monday February 20, 2012

Soft drinks, beer and wine all taste way better out of a glass container. (Sorry cask wine.) So putting that most sacred of beverages - coffee - in a glass bottle is an inspired idea. 

Chalking the world

Monday February 20, 2012

Ever wanted to start a world war but don't know where to begin? Like Albert Einstein, dirtsa studio may have innocently created a weapon that can gift dreams of global domination to the masses.

Cabin Porn

Monday February 20, 2012

It's time to come clean about one of the internet's worst-kept secrets and our regular cure for Monday-itis. 

Mail art

Sunday February 19, 2012

Junk mail, as the manifestation of our information and material overload, is one of modern times' most maligned creations. Artist, Amanda Nelsen sees things differently. 

Shellac on food

Saturday February 18, 2012

Thinking about underground music icon Steve Albini cooking his wife dinner at home and then waxing poetic about it online is about as incongruous as picturing Charles Manson knitting a sweater for a chihuahua.  

Alain de Botton's Australian tour is largely sold out, but you can still tap into his thinking. 

Pipe down

Friday February 17, 2012

Behind every great woman there's a great man, so let's spare a second for designer Katie Katzenmeyer's husband Andy.