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Haunting Abandoned Petrol Stations

Thursday November 16, 2017

These photos of deserted French gas stations gave us the post-apocalyptic feels. 

Real world feeling a bit too real? These movies will help you escape into some other weird and wonderful places.

Director Dorota Kobiela tells us what drove her to unravel the mystery of Vincent van Gogh’s death – and why she decided to do that via a 56,000 framed, fully painted feature film.

Five Creepy Podcasts for Halloween

Tuesday October 31, 2017

We’ve searched high and low for the scariest podcasts to see you through All Hallows. Turn off the lights, plug in your earphones and be afraid, be very afraid.

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.  

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

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

This should be epic: Magnetic Fields' frontman Stephin Merritt is performing 50 songs chronicling each year of his life. And you could score yourself a ticket, thanks to Melbourne Festival.

This ancient rock was taking up space on a Victorian farm. So stonemason Josh Bowes decided to get creative with his chisel. (You’ll also find him playing tetris with rocks, dry stone walling across regional Victoria.) 

Blonde on Blonde Heading Down Under

Sunday September 24, 2017

Grammy award-winning strings band Old Crow Medicine Show talk to Smith Journal about their upcoming Australian tour, where to eat the best fried catfish in Nashville, and Bob Dylan.  

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