Reading about the neglect of children is hard, but Romy Ash's debut novel Floundering makes a hideous situation compulsive.
Not just for carnivores, Meatpaper is a mag for anyone interested in why humans do (and eat) what we do.
"Everything about him was old except his eyes and they were the same color as the sea and were cheerful and undefeated."
We've all left things behind in hotel rooms: boxers, a few bottles of beer... socks. But German artist Thomas Demand has gone one better.
Jim Henson made Kermit and Miss Piggy, but he shouldn't be confused with Keaton Henson whose new music video is like a beautifully moody alternate world of Muppets.
Most of us have wished we were Bruce Lee at some point in our lives. This new doco helps us get beyond the imagination and understand why Lee, who died at 32, is so iconoclastic.
Sigur Ros describe their upcoming album as an "avalanche in slow motion" and they've released a track to prove it.
They're modest-looking volumes, but damn they pack a punch. Every three months, Quarterly Essay presents Australians with a 25,000 word meditation on politics or philosophy.
If Dinosaur Jr., Teenage Fanclub, and Broken Social Scene had a baby with an Australian accent it'd be called Bearhug.
'Echology' is a series of public seminars that aim to bridge the gap between civic funded 'public art' and the public. No more eyesores!
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