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.

Tree Porn

Wednesday May 01, 2019

Want to feel calm? Take a deep breath. Look at these photos of trees. Exhale.

From Fargo and The Breakfast Club, pop culture fiend and cartographer Andrew DeGraff has created a series of “movie maps” that bring to life the plots of 35 films.

Read about the un-walking un-dead and go in the draw to win a double pass to this weekend’s Clunes Booktown Festival.

Ye Olde Tricks for Living

Sunday April 28, 2019

Before Google, you pretty much had to take up smoking to find the answer to the daily conundrums of life, as this collection of old cigarette cards shows.

The World Without Water

Saturday April 27, 2019

This 17th-century map of the Earth without its oceans is a highly technical, strangely religious oddity – and one you can hang on your wall if you grab a copy of Smith Journal volume 30.

Few cities do winter quite like Hobart. Here’s our guide to hitting the Apple Isle while it’s cold out.

At California’s Mammoth Mountain, avalanche prevention involves wheeling out the big guns.

Here are some nice photos of Russians commuting, to help make your own commute go a little faster.

Holy Graf Zeppelin! This collection of explanatory labels from the original Batman TV series shows how hilarious (intentional or not) Batman once was.

Melting Azerbaijani Rugs

Saturday April 20, 2019

This is your carpet on drugs.