We interviewed five teenagers before and after schoolies to compare their expectations with reality. Historically this has been a story of unchecked impulses and reckless behaviour. How things have changed.
Last night we celebrated our 20th anniversary party with everyone from Scarlett Johansson to Jarvis Cocker to Lil Wayne. Throughout the event, our friends and family tweeted their favorite moments of the night.
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Young God recalls the early short stories of Joy Williams, or the drug haze of Denis Johnson. I can't resist calling the book "contusional" for this very reason—like a bruise, it lingers long after the initial blow.
One-day festivals like Groovin' the Moo, Future Music and Big Day Out are dying, while ratty bush doofs go from strength to strength. So what have the one-day guys done wrong? And what are the hippies doing right?
For centuries New Zealand flightless birds and slow-moving reptiles lived without fear of native predators. This golden era ended when the British showed up on rat-infested ships. Now rats are the key player in the destruction of the country's forestry.
If you believe recent headlines, Australian youth are booze-fuelled little turds prone to acts of violence. The reality is that Australians are consuming less alcohol per capita today than in the beer-swilling 70s and 80s.
Those who have been students for a year or two now will be starting to realize that, beneath the tranquillizing veil of $3 pitchers and student discounts, their prospects are actually pretty horrible. Here are some ideas that will help you sidestep those
Kish Island was the Shah of Iran's attempt to create a resort destination for tourists and wealthy foreigners. Today visitors can drink nasty non-alcoholic beverages, look at a shipwreck, and listen to a terrible insult comic. Sounds great, right?
The Orthodox Hasidic Jewish lifestyle seems grim and austere, but for a day during the weeklong harvest festival Sukkot, the streets of Crown Heights run wild with throngs of be-hatted and bearded Hasids drunkenly dancing in the street.
Setting out on the ultimate night out with the Cardiff University rugby team, Clive must endure the pre-lash, the dirty pint, the Jägerbomb, and the banter. Can he win their acceptance, or will he forever be a "shit-lad"?