Mathew Mackie wants to sit down with Australia for a little chat about her current…preferences…because, well, all these other nations only ever want one thing…
Despite the brave efforts of law enforcement and the authorities, the Sydney siege has ended in the worst way possible, and today, Tuesday 16 December 2014, is a day we should stop and offer our respects to those most affected by it.
Mike Welsh would like to post a Christmas memorial, in tribute to those of us for whom Christmas won’t necessarily be so “merry” this year.
TBS hopes that the customers and employees caught in the Sydney Siege are safely released soon, and that people will re-think their social media contributions in the wake of the incident.
July Ai reckons Harvard professor Ben Edelman broke a fundamental law when he sued a restaurant for a $4 overcharge – the law of not being an idiot!
Xavier Toby encourages you to spend big this Xmas, seeing as our economy’s a mess…but if you’re online shopping, try and use your common sense.
The Indian comic Priya’s Shakti has kickstarted worldwide social action against rape culture and Polly Chester counts herself among the many women who now #standwithpriya.
Incensed by the recently released US Senate Intelligence Committee report into the CIA’s use of torture during the Bush administration, Richard Jackson has written his own “Long Read of the Week.”
Xavier Toby had the idea of starting a website or newspaper which reported only positive, good news, but was deterred after realising: nobody cares.
Gen Y are worse off than expected, Tony Abbott’s slump continues and Nick Xenophon tries to out-PUP PUP in this week’s Current Affairs Wrap from Michael Burrill.
For Jack Howes, the arrests in Egypt of homosexual men on “debauchery” charges are a little too conveniently timed when the Egyptian political situation is considered.
Kathryn Stedman proposes we rename Instagram “Instasham” and Facebook “Fakebook” in preparation for the slew of photos that will appear on social media over Christmas.
The 365 docobites crew shoot through another docobite from Santiago, Chile, with a touching photographic memory of a man’s now-dead grandmother.
Feeling maybe just a little bit vindicated, Rainer the Cabbie isn’t overly surprised by a range of serious issues arising over Uber, including reports of a sexual assault in India and data mining concerns.
MP Alex Greenwich clearly states his opposition to CSG mining, citing contamination of Sydney’s drinking water and irreparable damage to surrounding ecosystems as only part of the problem…
As many bemoan the current state of the English language, Lauren Ford, seeing regression as evolution, is inspired and excited by the continual updates to the language.
Xavier Toby is a little suspicious of the claims that Fairlife milk is so much better for you than regular milk, because it’s produced by Coca Cola. Who…you know…sell Coke…
Richard Jackson attended the launch by The Online Hate Prevention Institution (OHPI) of a database it hopes will help combat online hate.
With the Medicare co-payment barnacle apparently scraped from the hull of the not-so-good ship HMAS Abbott Government, GP Owen Harris fears that quality healthcare and the future of good GP’s might go with it.
Anthea Fahy asks whether animated TV shows have become more poignant than sitcoms and whether traditional comedies are now a little bit, let’s face it, shit?
With FA Minister Julie Bishop calling for “really, like heaps more” direct action over climate change, TBS Editor Paul Bugeja wonders what the hell is going on?