Katherine Gillespie

Essays

Kacey Musgraves and Kylie Minogue Made the Same Record Two Different Ways

Kylie’s ‘Golden' and Kacey’s 'Golden Hour' both seek to merge country and pop, but only one album pulls it off.
Katherine Gillespie
4.17.18
Interviews

Jen Cloher Got Famous the Slow Way

After a sold out international tour, Jen Cloher is back home and happy about it. We caught up with her to chat cultural cringe, Courtney Barnett and Australian music's woman problem.
Katherine Gillespie
3.9.18
Geography Lesson

A College Professor Refuses to Believe Australia Is a Real Country

A sociology student failed a major assignment after correctly stating that Australia is an independent nation.
Katherine Gillespie
2.9.18
hot people

Hot People Have a Tough Time Getting Entry-Level Jobs, Says Study

New research says attractive applicants are discriminated against by some employers because they are perceived as being high-maintenance.
Katherine Gillespie
10.26.17
Indigenous Art Triennial

Australia’s Indigenous Art Triennial is Powerful and Political

‘Defying Empire’ will use art to start national conversations about race.
Katherine Gillespie
5.25.17
crazes

Fidget Spinners: Are They Good?

A very raw and honest review.
Katherine Gillespie
5.15.17
Death of the Great Barrier Reef

Scientists Plan to Use Pheromones to Trap Coral-Eating Starfish

Using their own sex hormones against them might be the best way to defeat crown-of-thorn starfish.
Katherine Gillespie
4.8.17
The VICE Guide to Right Now

A Python Swallowed an Indonesian Palm Oil Farmer Whole

Experts say deforestation forced the snake to seek alternative food sources.
Katherine Gillespie
3.30.17
Aboriginal Resistance

Western Australia Protests Its Own 'Standing Rock'

Protesters argue the Roe 8 project—a proposed $1.5 billion highway extension—would destroy the environment of a 5,000-year-old sacred site.
Katherine Gillespie
3.1.17
The VICE Guide to Right Now

It's About to Get Much Easier to Buy Medicinal Weed in Australia

Australia's federal health minister announced new measures aimed at bringing a surplus of the drug to the country in just eight weeks.
Katherine Gillespie
2.22.17
Health

The World Is 'Grossly Unprepared' for the Next Big Virus Outbreak, Study Finds

Which is a problem, because infectious diseases are projected to become only more common.
Katherine Gillespie
1.24.17
Art

All Hail 'Glitoris,' the Giant Golden Clitoris

You won’t have any trouble locating this sculpture.
Katherine Gillespie
1.24.17
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