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  1. Why You Should Be Watching the Wonderfully Bizarre ‘Danger 5’Danger 5, a 2012 Australian action-comedy that finally made its way to the States last month on Netflix, is not only a weird new comedy you […]
  2. Noodle Bandits
    A Vietnamese Café Shamelessly Posted a Rival’s Pho Pics As Its OwnThey didn’t feel like using their noodles.
  3. very sad and scary things
    3 Dead After Daylong Hostage Situation in Sydney Café [Updated]After 16 hours, the siege ended when police stormed the building.
  4. Hackers
    A Lot of Heston Blumenthal’s Fat Duck Pop-up Seats Are Going to ScammersThe chef has a Taylor Swift-size scalping problem.
  5. This Week In Web Videos: ‘BedHead’Looking for immediate satisfaction? Don’t fucking make comedy. Sorry. That was a lot. What I really mean to say is: with very few exceptions, […]
  6. Beef
    A Burger Shop Mocked a Vegan Customer Online and Compared Her to a NaziThe restaurant now has more than 1,000 negative reviews
  7. ebola panic
    Why Banning Travel From Ebola-Affected Countries Makes No SenseAustralia has instituted a visa ban for political purposes.
  8. assholes
    Australian Bros Wear KKK Hood in Public to Prove a Point About Face CoveringsNo words.
  9. Enfants Terribles
    Café Owner Infuriates Parents by Banning Kids Who ‘Run Rampant’“The short answer is No, we are not child friendly.”
  10. islamic state watch
    Australian Police Say They’ve Foiled an ISIS-Linked Beheading PlotYikes.
  11. The Five Best Australian Comedy PodcastsGreetings from Australia, American friends! I have long gorged at the trough that is American culture: your televisual broadcasts, your […]
  12. Racism
    Café Owner Told Job Applicant ‘Coffee Culture Is More About WhiteOutraged patrons stormed out in protest.
  13. Grub Guides
    The New Wave of Light, Beachy New York City CafésTwo Hands, Bluestone Lane, and Brunswick.
  14. very sad things
    Woman Lost Family Members in Both Malaysia Airlines DisastersUnreal.
  15. Chris Lilley’s Next Project Is a One-Hour Mockumentary About Snowboarders […]Australian comedian Chris Lilley (Summer Heights High) is taking on snowboarders for his next comedy. The Sydney Morning Herald reports that […]
  16. Cry Freedom
    Restaurant ‘Apartheid’ Is the Best Way to Control Noisy Kids,“Confining these patrons to separate tables is no longer enough.”
  17. the sports section
    Tim Cahill Scored the World Cup’s Best Goal So FarWe have the GIFs to prove it. 
  18. Lawsuits
    Restaurant Owners Win $600K for Food Critic’s Mean ReviewThey say they had to close after being deemed “a bleak spot on the culinary landscape.”
  19. Funny Business
    Restaurants Now Google Customers for All Kinds of Nefarious Purposes“A customer that is rude, obnoxious, complains, and doesn’t tip should be noted.”
  20. the middleton effect
    Kate Middleton’s Shoveling Outfit Sold Out in MinutesThe versatile DVF wrap dress is currently out of stock.
  21. flight 370
    Ship Detects Third Possible ‘Ping’ in Flight 370 Search AreaThe signal was detected 300 nautical miles away from the others.
  22. Planned Service Changes
    Heston Blumenthal Opening Restaurant in AustraliaAustralia is getting a one-two punch of the chef’s restaurants.
  23. flight 370
    Search for Flight 370 Continues as Plane’s Black-Box Battery Life DwindlesFinding the aircraft could take “years,” according to officials.
  24. interview
    Q&A: Franca Sozzani on Her First Trip to Australia, Changing Her Mind, and MoreShe themed the latest issue of L’Uomo Vogue around Australia.
  25. flight 370
    Australia Spots Possible Wreckage From Flight 370 [Updated]Satellite images picked up two objects off the coast of Perth. 
  26. international news
    North Korea’s Latest Foregin Prisoner Is a 75-Year-Old AustralianA bit old for a labor camp.
  27. Watch a Teaser for Chris Lilley’s New ‘Summer Heights High’ Spinoff […] As we reported last week, Australian comedian Chris Lilley is making a new show centered around his Summer Heights High character Jonah […]
  28. Fat Ducktales
    Heston Blumenthal Made a Nice Little Australian Café Change Its NameFrom now on, it’ll be called the Loose Goose.
  29. Kate Middleton Books Princess Diana’s HairstylistAww. Shared hair legacies!
  30. casting couch
    Nicole Kidman Joins Drama About Kids Getting Lost in the Australian OutbackOz natives Hugo Weaving and Guy Pearce will also star in Strangerland.
  31. Heston By Heston
    Heston Blumenthal Hints at Opening a Restaurant in Australia“When you go back to Europe it is all about snobbery,” he says, so there’s that.
  32. Chris Lilley’s New Show Is About ‘Summer Heights High’s Ja’mie KingAustralian comedian Chris Lilley is making a new show all about Ja’mie King, the self-absorbed teenage school girl monster he played on Summer […]
  33. trailer park
    Watch a Teaser for Chris Lilley’s New Ja’mie King ShowJa’mie: Private School Girl is gonna be so random.
  34. australia
    Kate Winslet Signs on for The DressmakerIt’s set in Australia. And she plays the dressmaker.
  35. down under
    Australia’s Anthony Weiner Put His Penis in Red Wine and Took a PictureMeet the sexting politician from Down Under.
  36. ‘Please Like Me’ Is the Best New TV Comedy You’ve Never Heard OfAll six episodes of the first season of Please Like Me premiered last Thursday on Pivot, a cable network that launched on that very same day. […]
  37. international affairs
    Navy Divers to Brave the Great Barrier Reef for BombsTruly a hardship mission.
  38. international affairs
    American Marines Accidentally Bombed the Great Barrier ReefOops.
  39. hot mikes
    Australian Soccer Coach Insults Women — in LatinNon sequitur sexistus.
  40. Video Feed
    Here’s a Video of Brad Pitt Trying Vegemite for the First TimeHe just smiled, and didn’t wait for bread to make a Vegemite sandwich.
  41. misogyny
    Tyler, the Creator’s Misogynist Rant Victim Called the Cops“Fucking bitch” also shot a video.
  42. Watch the Final Installment in John Oliver’s ‘Daily Show’ Gun Control […] In case you missed it, John Oliver did an excellent three-part report on gun control in Australia on The Daily Show that aired over the last […]
  43. male gaze
    Male Gaze: Adam Scott’s Got a Brand-New JacketIt will pair well with his argyle prints and popped collars.
  44. slitting it up
    The Perils of Wearing (Double) Thigh-High Slits in PublicEspecially if there’s a mysterious gust of wind.
  45. look of the day
    Ellen DeGeneres and Portia De Rossi Suit and Dress UpDual-color looks seem to have been the theme of the night.
  46. daddy issues
    Born Billionaires Face Sexist Double Standards, TooTune up your tiny violin.
  47. ‘Bob’s Burgers’ Writers Share Facts About AustraliaMcSweeney’s has a list of abandoned jokes from the Bob’s Burgers writer’s room today. They’re all facts about Australia that didn’t make it an […]
  48. justice
    Australian Judge Defends Worker’s Right to Business-Trip SexGetting laid is an ordinary incident of an overnight stay.
  49. international man of mystery
    Julian Assange Plans to Keep Himself Busy by Running for SenateEven if he’s still holed up in London.
  50. scene stealers
    International Street Style: Aussies Love Their CoatsFrom faux-shearling to real fur, Melbourne’s got it layered up.
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