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The apocalypse or: here’s one we made earlier

Illustration: Vivian Uhlir “The world is going to end. We will all be consumed by nuclear fire, wiped out by disease, or roam the planet as the undead while the consequences of our actions wreak havoc on a now unrecognisable world. There is no hope for the human race, and we will slowly start to […]

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Snubs, statuettes and discrimination: an alternate Oscars

The real point, surely, of any awards ceremony is to provide everyone the opportunity to be utterly irate about how their particular favourite film/ actor/ musician/ type of cumquat has been passed over. The Oscars are no exception. Rather they are the yearly high point for people grumpily complaining about how ridiculous it is that […]

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It’s a mad, mad, Mad Max world

Welcome back, one and all, to the world of Mad Max; a dystopian nightmare of oil, blood and twisted metal, where War Boys pray at the altars of the holy V8 and cruel gods rule over the wretched, unwashed masses. “As the world fell, each of us in our own way was broken. It was […]