February 2012

Xmas is More Dangerous Than Sharks

(This article first appeared in MX a while ago.) Sharks are terrifying. Mammoth muscles with rows of razor-sharp teeth that motor through the water at speeds many times faster than us, it’d be stupid not to scared of them. Wouldn’t it? Actually, no. According to the facts, death by shark attack is so rare, it’s Read More

Let’s Occupy Qantas

Instead of Occupying Melbourne, why don’t the protestors Occupy QANTAS? The Executive Lounge would be way more comfortable than the Treasury Gardens or whatever patch of wet earth they’re currently shivering upon. Also, all the core issues of the protest are actually in action in the whole QANTAS saga. There needs to be another strike, Read More