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.

The 'Grands Ensembles’ of Paris were described as a “landscape of urban despair” by art critic Robert Hughes… but one photographer reveals them in an evocative new light.

How to Bring a Dead Bird Back to Life

Thursday October 26, 2017

Sculptor Louiseann King’s freezer is full of dead birds. But it’s not as morbid as it sounds.  

These eye-bending images make you feel a bit like Jimmy Stewart in Vertigo.

Finally, you can get the self-help you need without actually reading the book – just the cover will do.

This made us want to eat our screen: it’s a hot waterfall of molten, gooey cheese. Yes it is.

The housing crisis has hit some harder than others. Poor old Pierre Cardin just can’t seem to shift his digs.

In the 19th century, bored Australians went nuts for ‘ghost hoaxing’. Think of it as like Punk'd for the pre-pre-MTV era.

These photos are proof that models are better than CGI, and moustaches are better than no moustaches.

What drives someone to spend all their time and money exploring abandoned places? We have no idea, so we asked Melbourne photographer Shane Thoms.

How To Smoke Your Own Cocktail

Wednesday October 18, 2017
Line up your liquor, set fire to your rosemary sprig and prepare your very worst Jim Carrey impersonations, 'cos this cocktail recipe is ssssmokin’.