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The Sydney Fringe Comedy Festival Is A Must See Event

By Jeeves Verma Ladies and Gentlemen! Hopefully you are aware that the Sydney Fringe Festival is happening around Sydney RIGHT NOW! The Fringe Festival is such an important part of Sydney culture for both emerging and seasoned artists, but the best part about it is that YOU get to experience …

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Why are this years bachelorettes so mean?

Why Are This Year’s Bachelorettes So Mean?

This year’s version of The Bachelor is different. The contestants are… how would mum say it? Strong willed? Fiercely independent? Highly strung? Oh hell I’ll say it, they’re mean. You know what? They’re not just plain old mean. They are some Regina George, Blair Waldorf, Cersei Lannister level mean girls. …

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Review: Look What You Made Me Do, Taylor Swift

Review: Look What You Made Me Do, Taylor Swift

Taylor Swift’s new single marks another milestone in her career. In her earlier years, she was the sweet girl next door in You Belong With Me or the stunning princess in Love Story. And clearly, she has been attempting to remove these tags. In 2017, Taylor begins to mock and play …

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My Faculty Rules: Engineering vs Arts

My Faculty Rules: Engineering vs Arts

Palms are sweaty, knees weak, arms are heavy. This is My Faculty Rules. Each episode, teams of two representing their faculty go head to head competing in challenges to determine the age old question: Which UNSW Faculty is best? In the second episode we witness some epic SLAM potery from …

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Interview: Maria Tran

Blitz chatted with Maria Tran, a martial artist, actress, director, producer and superhero in her own right about work, diversity, and achieving your dreams. Can you describe what it’s like to break into the film industry as an Asian woman? I’ve been mostly doing so many different things from different …

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Thoughts on the Game of Thrones' Season 7 Finale

Thoughts on the Game of Thrones’ Season 7 Finale

** SPOILERS ALERT** The season seven finale of Game of Thrones aired yesterday and it left all of us with a lot of thoughts. 1. Grey Worm is mastering the art of smoulders. 2. That wide shot of the Unsullied and the Dothraki is spectacular. Looks like we are diving …

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The Best and Worst of The 2017 VMA’s

The Best and Worst of The 2017 VMA’s

Typically, the VMA’s is something to get excited about. It has been the birthplace of meat dresses, and foam fingers that have changed our outlook on life. This year, however, was slightly more tame than usual, with a huge influx of ‘social media celebs’ taking to the red carpet in …

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Procrastination Fuel: What To Watch

Procrastination Fuel: What To Watch

As the last dregs of winter blow through, it’s the perfect time to warm yourself with a cup of hot chocolate and a cuddly blanket in front of the TV. Besides, it’s the middle of semester… and we all need something to help ignore those quizzes and assignments. Here are …

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Blitz's Blind Dates: Episode 1

Blitz’s Blind Dates: Episode 1

Will they go on a second date? Will they find true love? Or will they just stay friends? Join Jonty and Lilli in Episode 1 of Blitz’s Blind Dates series as they embark on a mission to find love. Stay tuned for Episode 2, gracing your screens in two weeks!

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Review: The Other Side of the World

When I first saw the cover of this novel by Stephanie Bishop, I immediately thought of fairy floss. Look at those floating clouds surrounded by shades of pink and blue, and the upside-down silhouette of two running kids that resemble innocence and sweetness. It was hard not to relate the …

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Game of Thrones Isn't What It Used To Be

Game of Thrones Isn’t What It Used To Be

Now in its seventh season, Game of Thrones is widely regarded as one of the best TV shows around. Monday has been renamed ‘Game-of-Thrones-day’, and self-imposed social media quarantine is mandatory until you’ve seen each week’s episode. With only one more season to go, you’d think we’re approaching peak TV …

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Interview: The Kite String Tangle

Interview: The Kite String Tangle

The Kite String Tangle (aka Danny Hurley) first came onto the radar in 2012, with his dreamy electronic tunes gaining airplay on Triple J and getting him booked on national festivals like Groovin the Moo. It’s taken a few years, but his self-titled debut was finally released in July and …

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HIMYM Most Heart Warming Moments

HIMYM Most Heartwarming Moments

How I Met Your Mother, is a little bit like the Friends of our generation (though many angry Friends fans would object). That’s probably largely due to the plenty feel good, warm and fuzzy, chicken soup for the soul moments the show supplies. We’ve rounded up some of the best …

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Wholesome TV Shows to Watch When Life Gets You Down

Wholesome TV Shows to Watch When Life Gets You Down

There are two kinds of people in the world. Those who are inspired by amazing tv shows where character growth is abound and feel that if a tiny smol bean can do anything, you can too! And then there are those who feel even worse than before. If you’re the …

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The Addams Family

NUTS Presents: The Addams Family

They’re creepy and they’re kooky, Mysterious and spooky, They’re altogether ooky, The Addams Family. This week, the NSW Uni Theatrical Society (NUTS) present their rendition of The Addams Family Musical. Continuing the plot of the beloved TV and movie franchise, The Addams Family is a comedy musical that explores difference …

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7 Things We Learnt During The Premiere of Life of Kylie

7 Things We Learnt During The Premiere of Life of Kylie

Kylie Jenner’s new ‘baby’ Life of Kylie premiered this week and boy were we taken for a ride. The new show which she refers to as a ‘docuseries’ follows Kylie Jenner and her friends as she grows out from under the Kardashian name and starts to face the struggles that …

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I Had a Man-Date With Joel McHale

I Had a Man-Date With Joel McHale

Who is Joel McHale? You know him as Jeff Winger from the NBC hit series Community, or as the host of The Soup on the E! Network – and I had the pleasure to take him out on a man-date… …and by man-date I mean, a very quick telephone conversation. …

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Movie Review: Dunkirk

Movie Review: Dunkirk

Think of the last war movie you saw. Now imagine the film’s most intense battle scene. It probably went for a maximum of 20 minutes or so. Now imagine a 120-minute-long battle scene, masterfully scored by Han Zimmer and directed by the one and only Christopher Nolan. It’s 1940, and …

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Album Review: Boo Seeka – Never Too Soon

Last week “hip-hop-psych-soul” duo Boo Seeka made their big album debut with the in equal parts soothing and energetic record, Never Too Soon. With various national tours and appearances at premiere festivals such as SXSW, Splendour In The Grass and Groovin’ The Moo under their belt, it was only a …

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Blitz Karaoke: Despacito

Blitz Karaoke: Despacito

Des-pa-ci-to  We hit the street (the Main Walkway), and asked some students to show off their karaoke skills. And boy oh boy did they deliver. What song should be next? Let us know by commenting below!

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Interview: Crooked Colours

Interview: Crooked Colours

Australian electronic trio Crooked Colours are at the top of their game right now. Their debut album ‘Vera’ was released earlier to this year to resoundingly positive reviews, and they’re currently embarking on an Australian tour with sold-out dates around the country. Blitz contributor Georgia Griffiths was lucky enough to …

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Review: The Last 5 Years

Review: The Last 5 Years

‘The Last 5 Years’ is a story about two people in love, but it is so much more than just a love story. As director of the UNSW Musical Theatre Society (MTS) show Kate Cameron explained, “it is a rollercoaster of emotions.” From the moment you enter the room you …

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Review: Brooklyn

Review: Brooklyn

John Crowley’s 2015 film, adapted from Colm Tóibín’s novel, is a moving and authentic depiction of a young Irish woman’s immigration to America in the 1950’s, and her attempts to navigate this strange new world in search of ‘home’. After immigrating to Brooklyn, Eilis, torn between Tony (Cohen) a driven and caring …

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Review: NUTS' presents Savages

Review: NUTS’ presents Savages

If you want to lose your faith in men entirely, NUTS’ production of Savages is perfect evening viewing. Four horny, aggressive, lonely blokes sail away on a cruise ship for the boys’ trip of a lifetime. However, their close living quarters quickly feel suffocating as old rivalries resurface and tensions …

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Review: Tove Lo ft. Tigertown

Review: Tove Lo ft. Tigertown

Tigertown Nothing says indie electro pop rock quite like mismatched outfits from a range of eras. These modern times allow amazing groups like Tigertown to exist and find their very own genre. Think female drummer, shiny jackets, full moon glasses, tucked in shirts, untucked knee length tops, shiny vinyl white pants, …

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