Things I've Learned About Homegrown Terrorism by Following the Alt-Right
In 2015 I started reporting from Reclaim Australia rallies. That movement has now reached a tragic culmination in New Zealand.
The True Story Behind Spike Lee’s Blackkklansman: A Black Cop Who Infiltrated the KKK
"My only regret was that I couldn't reveal who I was and what I was doing to thoroughly embarrass them and show them what idiots they were."
Your 2017 Guide to Cults and Fringe Religions
Did a Japanese Cult Detonate a Nuclear Bomb in the Australian Desert?
We get to the bottom of what Aum Shinrikyo was and wasn't doing in Western Australia.
Boycotting the Plebiscite Isn't Protesting: it's Voting 'No'
Why a non-vote plays into the hands of people you dislike.
The 'Modern' Miss World Competition Is Still Boring and Sexist
No matter how much Miss World adapts by stripping out the overt sexism, it cannot escape the fact that a beauty pageant in essence is an elaborate fuckability contest.
What We Learned About Australia in 2015
Mostly Australia lived up to its global reputation as the world's largest trailer park.
Life Lessons from a Cynical Pawnbroker
"Every now and then you need to tell people to fuck off."
Perth's Anti-Islam Protest Was Really Weird
A Muslim woman named Rahila Haidary confronted the demonstrators in Western Australia about their beliefs and one of the leaders of the anti-Islam rally signed a woman's cleavage.
Cave Diving in the Nullarbor Is Like Floating in Space
How a rogue community of divers mapped thousands of water-filled caves in the Australian desert.
A Look at Indonesian President Joko Widodo's Efforts to Stamp Out Corruption
He went into office promising to modernize Indonesia. How has he fared in his first 15 months?
Meth Bugs Are Rare and Imaginary but They'll Make You Tear Your Skin Off
Anti-drug campaigns make meth bugs look like the benchmark for addiction, but the truth is that you don't need meth to see them, and some meth addicts never do.
Visiting Australia's Oldest Mosque in an Isolated Outback Town
The story of how Afghan cameleers helped settle rural Australia in the 19th century.