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The Interview: Caroline Overington

Blitz talked to Caroline Overington in the lead up to her Sydney Writer’s Festival talk. This Walkley Award winning journalist/author of nine books/power woman’s latest book, The Last Woman Hanged tells the true story of the last woman hanged in NSW. What was it like to meet Ellen DeGeneres? It …

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5 Ways to Avoid Disappointment on Your Birthday

Dreading that one special day of the year? Well, put your ego aside for a sec and spare a thought for Whitehouse – they turn 4 this week! In celebrating, we’ve compiled a groovy list of ways you can avoid disappointment on your birthday (and maybe even have some fun …

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The Interview: Renae Smith

She’s well known for making the top 10 in Masterchef 2014 and starting her own PR firm The Atticism. Blitz‘s Alicia Luan caught up with the one and only Renae Smith ahead of her event for this year’s Game ON Interactive at Vivid Sydney 2015. Game ON is really the first event of its …

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The Interview: Nic Bezzina

Nic Bezzina’s exhibit Cam Girls is on display at the Lower Town Hall as part of the Head On Photo Festival. What was the inspiration for Cam Girls?  Sex and technology basically-how we interact with sexual content and the online surge in cam girl’s popularity. I think this is only …

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What Type of Beer Are You?

It’s starting to get cold for those 9AM lectures, what do you wear to stay warm: A) A jumper, duh? B) A brown cardigan C) A brown cardigan…ironically D) The hide of a fallen enemy Your friend has a mid-sem essay due tomorrow that they haven’t started, how do you …

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How To… Tie Your Toga

Select a Sheet Any hot-blooded university student knows that the best and cheapest party togas come from the comfiest sheets, so dig out that one sheet you haven’t spilled coffee or any exam-comfort food on and drape one end over your left shoulder with the long end behind you.. Wrap …

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The Interview: Lawrence Leung

Blitz caught up with award-winning comedian and TV writer Lawrence Leung from Melbourne, best known for his ABC TV series Choose Your Own Adventure. With his new stage show “The Escapist” already gaining impressive feedback from crowds in Melbourne, we chatted to Lawrence ahead of his Sydney Comedy Festival shows …

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The Interview: Ross Noble

He’s the master of improvised stand up you might recognise appearances on Spicks Specks and Thank God You’re Here. Blitz’s Nyakuengama heckled Geordie funny man, Ross Noble, in the midst of his Aussie tour. Your stand-up is mostly improvised. Are you ever worried that you’ll run out of ideas? That’s …

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The Interview: Noel Fielding

He’s a comedian, artist, actor, co-creator of The Mighty Boosh and a team captain on Never Mind the Buzzcocks. Noel Fielding sat down with Blitz’s Charlotte Goodsir for a quick chat before he begins his Sydney Comedy Festival Show, An Evening With Noel Fielding. Describe your comedy show? There is …

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The Interview: Arj Barker

Blitz’s Sonaal Mediratta chatted to Arj Barker, the always-funny stand-up comedian and Roundhouse alumni. In the midst of his current tour down under, we asked Arj about everything from future projects to soul patches. When did you realise comedy and performing was your calling? I think from the first time I …

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The Interview: Greg Behdrendt

He appeared on the Late Night with Conan O’Brien and Oprah. He wrote for Sex and the City. He toured the world as with his rockabilly band. He wrote four-plus books, including the #1 New York Times Best Seller, He’s Just Not Into You. Ladies and gentlemen, he is the one …

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Toys Through Time Review

Get in touch with you inner child – c’mon, we all have one. Hell, some of us still are children. The Sydney Living Museums knows that, and will amuse it with the Toys Through Time exhibition until 9 August. This exhibition will rekindle memories for the older generation and give …

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How To: Launder Your Clothes After A Zombie Apocalypse

So, that pesky apocalypse, huh? Forget the white/gold/black/blue dress debacle, your Big W trackie-dacks are ruined, and justice must be restored. Read ahead to remove any zombie blood stain, sans Napisan.  Zombies have invaded, stealing souls more ruthlessly than Dementors, popping eyeballs like red skittles, sinking teeth into flesh better …

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The Four Best Real-Life Zombie Attacks

We all know zombies are a fiction favourite, but what happens when they come to life? Blitz  has dug up the dirt to compile this list of actual zombie sightings throughout history. 1863: Mississippi Because the American Civil War wasn’t enough drama for one century, let’s throw in a few …

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How To: Get Lucky on St Patrick’s Day

Can’t catch a break? Want to channel your (very distant) Irish heritage? Just want to wake up on the day after St Patrick’s Day minus the knowledge you drunk-texted your ex? Fear not! Here’s our five tips for how to have your luckiest St Patrick’s Day yet. Four leaf clover …

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The Interview: Kingswood

Blitz caught up with the bass player, Jeremy  ‘Mango’ Hunter, of Melbourne band Kingswood in the midst of their national Microscopic Wars tour. The boys (Fergus Linacre, Alex Laska, Jeremy ‘Mango’ Hunter, and Justin Debrincat) had a huge year in 2014, earning an ARIA nomination and landing two tracks in …

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