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Posted on October 22, 2017 by Xavier Toby

Stuff the Detox. What about a Retox?

This article first appeared in the Brisbane Courier Mail You know detoxes and cleanses don’t work, right? Your body does all the cleansing and detoxifying you’ll ever need. Nobody talks about it though, because you can’t sell nothing. If enough people are willing to pay money for a thing, someone will invent a reason you Read More

Posted on October 15, 2017 by Xavier Toby

Birthdays are the worst

This article first appeared in the Herald Sun Ever since I turned twenty-one, each of mine has been a reminder that I’m nearer to the end but further from my dreams. I’ve just turned a year from forty, and finally given up on my dream of becoming a professional football playing astronaut firefighter. These years, Read More

Posted on October 12, 2017 by Xavier Toby

Weinstein’s Woeful Wiener

This article first appeared on The Big Smoke With this whole Harvey Weinstein outrage, how did he get away with it for so long? Now it’s out he’s quickly been fired and rightly so, but according to the reports, he was at it for thirty years. I’ve barely been alive thirty years, have basically zero profile, Read More

Posted on September 29, 2017 by Xavier Toby

The Misinformation Super Slow Way

This article first appeared in the Brisbane Courier Mail If you want the truth, don’t ask the internet… Remember how the internet used to be called, “The information superhighway”? Nobody says that anymore. It was supposed to be the greatest minds and ideas in all of human history, right there and available at the tap Read More

Posted on September 5, 2017 by Xavier Toby

The Atari 2600 is the pinnacle of electronic gaming

This article first appeared in the Herald Sun on Monday, September 4 Each time my computer or phone stops due to some conflict, glitch, lack of software, or to perform a required update, I’m reminded of the perfection of my most prized electronic possession. That pinnacle of all things computer and game – the Atari 2600.

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