Livia Albeck-Ripka

The September Stories Issue

What Does Our Trash Say About Us?

Archaeologists are taking a closer look at contemporary junk to understand our culture.
Livia Albeck-Ripka
9.5.17
THE SALUTE YOUR SHORTS ISSUE

This Is What Extinction Sounds Like

Seventy-nine-year-old soundscape ecologist Bernie Krause used to go into the wild to record the chorus of nature. Now, he has become an expert in the sound of extinction.
Livia Albeck-Ripka
6.23.17
Film

We Asked Paparazzi in Cannes How They Feel Harassing Movie Stars

"Cannes isn't about the movies, it's about branding, about banks, fashion, jewellery, drinks... It's one big brothel. Actors, they're all whores."
Livia Albeck-Ripka
5.24.16
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Cannes Seagulls Kept Hassling Movie Stars, So They Hired This Guy

Christopher Puzin has five hawks patrolling the town's waterfront hotels, making sure pigeons and seagulls keep the fuck away.
Livia Albeck-Ripka
5.18.16
Film

Memories From Melbourne’s Best Independent Video Store

Video Vision in Balaclava closes Wednesday. We recently popped in to hate on Netflix and say goodbye.
Livia Albeck-Ripka
3.22.16
Stuff

A Day at the Koori Court, Where Jail Is a Last Resort

This division of the Victorian Magistrates' Court is curbing recidivism by allowing Indigenous defendants an informal conversation with community elders and judges.
Livia Albeck-Ripka
3.17.16
Stuff

Some Guy in Italy Is Trying to Resurrect David Bowie With an Online Petition

So far over 10,000 people have signed, leaving such comments as 'death can not continue'.
Livia Albeck-Ripka
1.18.16
News

Australia Has Launched its First University Program to Get Women Into Parliament

Women hold less than 30 percent of parliamentary jobs in Australia. Melbourne University wants its Pathways to Politics program to even the score.
Livia Albeck-Ripka
11.25.15
Stuff

Life After Leaving Israel’s Ultra Orthodox Jewish Communities

For many ex-ultra-Orthodox Jews, leaving the community means being excommunicated by their families, shunned by their friends, and learning how to navigate the modern world alone.
Livia Albeck-Ripka
11.19.15