Bukowski's Worst Hangover

Wednesday September 12, 2012

Charles Bukowski was a man who gave hope to us all; despite his almost crippling alcoholism he was still one of the most significant artists of a generation.

Smith Video: The Smokehouse

Monday September 10, 2012

We've long planned to extend key Smith stories off the printed page, and the smokehouse story in volume four provided a top opportunity.

Smith Journal volume four

Monday September 10, 2012

It's time to head to your local newsagent and crack open a copy of Smith volume four - on sale around Australia today. Here's a quick look at what's inside.

A new Smith is coming

Friday September 07, 2012

Smith Journal volume four will be on shelves in Australia on Monday and to mark the mag's first anniversary we're trying something new.

Thirsty Thursday: 3 Ravens

Thursday September 06, 2012

Faced with a shortage of their favourite hand-pumped English ales, in 2003 a group of passionate engineers built a microbrewery beneath their office in the Melbourne suburb of Thornbury.

Hot off the Presses

Monday September 03, 2012

That's right, Smith volume four is rolling off the presses as we type, which makes it an excellent time to pre-order your very own copy.

Thirsty Thursday: The Beast

Thursday August 30, 2012

Jamieson brew one of the most distinctive and tastiest Australian IPAs. The Beast is a hop-bomb of a beer as aggressive as its name would suggest.

Thirsty Thursday: Three Troupers

Thursday August 23, 2012

One hundred and fifty years ago three cousins from Balmoral in Scotland came to the Victorian goldfields hoping to strike it rich. Fate yeilded gold of a different kind: the Troups started brewing beer.

Melbourne Salami Festa

Wednesday August 22, 2012

No sausage fest jokes, please. Melbourne finally has a salami festival, or should we say, festa.

Now this is an interesting idea. Nabil Sabio Azadi has put together a book containing the names, numbers and stories of people who will welcome you into their home should you be in Iran, Norway or Wye River.