Mahmood Fazal

Music

An Afternoon of Community Service with Youngn Lipz: The R&B King of Western Sydney

There was a time where YL wanted to become a villain. Instead, he started singing and became a hero of “the areas”.
Mahmood Fazal
2.20.20
Love

Meth, Viagra, Romance: How Victoria's Prisoners Make Valentine's Special

It's the only state to allow conjugal visits, meaning prisoners get a few precious hours to have sex with their partners.
Mahmood Fazal
2.14.20
Inside Outsider

How Australia Discovered Grime and Made it Something of Its Own

We asked the Smash Brothers how they brought a London subculture to Melbourne and launched a national movement.
Mahmood Fazal
1.23.20
Australia bushfires

What Does Weeks of Bushfire Smoke Actually Do to Your Lungs?

If you're living in Sydney or Melbourne you can expect some damage and possible health consequences in the future.
Mahmood Fazal
1.15.20
Music

Sisqo Told Us the Origin Story for His Timeless Masterpiece, 'Thong Song'

On the song's 20th anniversary, we found out how divine intervention, The Beatles, and the violinist for Star Wars were involved in the creation of 'Thong Song'.
Mahmood Fazal
11.20.19
Music

A New Wave of Australian Hip Hop Represents the Forgotten Suburbs

Here's some of the most exciting talent from across Australia.
Mahmood Fazal
11.7.19
Sex

Meet the Guy Who Ran Swingers Parties in 1980s Pakistan

"The dictatorship made it all the more exciting. We were rebelling in the crudest way possible."
Mahmood Fazal
5.28.19
BDSM

The Secret S&M Subculture in Australia's Prisons

There's one joint that's especially famous for it. We asked four of its inmates what really goes on.
Mahmood Fazal
2.19.19
crime

Why Crying Is Socially Acceptable for Guys In Crime

Imagine a culture in which dead friends and lost childhoods are the norm.
Mahmood Fazal
2.15.19
violent times

Australia's Deadliest Soldier Discusses Training to Kill

In this episode of Violent Times, we interview Sgt. Paul Cale about state-sanctioned violence.
Mahmood Fazal
2.8.19
violent times

Indigenous Australians Are the Most Incarcerated People on Earth

In this episode of Violent Times, we interview Vickie Roach about violence and indigenous incarceration.
Mahmood Fazal
1.29.19
hard time

How It Feels To Be Blind In an Australian Prison

"Being blind in jail is like being in solitary confinement 24/7."
Mahmood Fazal
1.28.19
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