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.

Want to go to Denmark, Finland, Norway, Sweden and/or Iceland but can't spare the Euros? The Scandinavian Film Festival is your next best option – and we have tickets to give away.

Where's Wallace?

Sunday July 02, 2017

It’s been 15 years since The Wire first graced our screens – and 15 years since we began asking 'Where the f*ck is Wallace?' This web game will help you find him. 

Now here’s a job title you don’t see every day: master neon sign maker. This charming short film introduces us to the man behind the glass.

Camping is great. Drinking from the bottle because you didn't pack any cups? Less great. These Seek Society tumblers are your friends – and we have some to give away.

From the skate rinks of California to the halls of Ridgemont High, we take a look back at the slacker shoe that could. 

War. (Huh. Good god.) What is it good for? According to the publishers of this WWI-era book, teaching kids the alphabet.

Who knew dissecting a tree – millimetre by painstaking millimetre – could be so damn relaxing?

A group of Iranian lettering nerds are documenting the found typographies of their nation's capital, from the glitzy to the grotty and everything in between.

Forget blacksmithing and candlemaking: if you're feeling nostalgic for trades of the past, consider the life of the professional rat-catcher.