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Nokia 3310: The Brick Phone Is Back

Tech Geek: Nokia 3310

The iconic Nokia 3310 we all know and love as it’s more common name, ‘the brick phone’, is making a big come back this year with an updated version released by HMD Global. The new 3310 boasts an impressive 22 hours of talk-time and an incredible four weeks of battery …

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Interview: David Stratton

Interview: David Stratton

“Maintain that passion as long as you can” Blitz sat down and spoke to the incomparable critic David Stratton, about his work and the new documentary based on his life. WATCH our interview with Stratton, below. The documentary David Stratton: A Cinematic Life, reflects on the journey of the famous …

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Exchange Diaries: Florida, USA

Exchange Diaries: Florida

Blitz sat down with Charitha Katupitiya to talk about his exchange to Florida, surviving social life in sororities and fraternities, and university pride.  What university did you attend? University of Florida. What’s your favourite thing about America? My favourite thing was the abundance of nature and outdoor activities. Florida has …

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SEROUKAS SERMON: Eurovi$ion Sucks

There are quite enough real causes of trouble already, and we need not add to them by encouraging young men to kick each other on the shins amid the roars of infuriated spectators. George Orwell, The Sporting Spirit (1946) Hey guys, I’m thinking of writing a story and it goes something …

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Hashtag Not Even Cool, Bro: The US Presidential Election

‘Hashtag Not Even Cool, Bro’, the recurring segment that outlasted its welcome a month ago is back! With a fan base that started off with three people and yet has still somehow managed to decrease, now is the perfect time to hop on the sinking ship. Yes. But first let …

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Why Should You Watch: Daredevil ?

Number 1: The Fight Scenes are Amazing In the first season you’ve got one of the most well choreographed single shot fight scene with Daredevil. In season 2, you have 2 totally bad-ass fight scenes that just leave you drooling. It’s not just the choreography, its the realism in the …

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Wonders of the Web: 6 Instagrams To Follow

Today, on Wonders of the Web, I give you some recommendations of Instagrams to follow. It’s hard to explain the feeling you get when you find an Instagram feed with such beautiful, ‘on-point’ photographs that it makes you want to scroll for days. Let this short list of amazing Instagrams …

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8 AUSSIE/NZ FASHION LABELS YOU SHOULD SHOP

If Australia is doing anything right at the moment – its fashion. With leading designers like Zimmerman, Romance was Born and Ellery taking over the fashion scene globally, it is the perfect time to talk about the Australian labels making a difference at home. Some would argue Australian fashion has …

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SEROUKAS SERMON: Domestic Violence Has to Stop

Australia, we have a lot to answer for. Usually in this segment I’ll throw in a curveball to challenge the status quo, to not take things on face value. But this week is different. A recent article in the Sydney Morning Herald sparked me to talk about something we cannot …

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Travel Tales: Australia Day in India, Lost in Translation

Australia Day 2012 was an interesting day. Arguably the most interesting Australia Day thus far. The 26th of January just so happens to hold significance in India, too, as it is Republic Day: the day India celebrates her independence. Much like in Australia, this day is widely celebrated, meaning that, …

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Interview: Shannon Noll (Part 2)

In Part 2 of our interview, Blitz caught up with Shannon Noll between recording sessions to talk about raising kids, the Aussie music scene, and yes, those memes. You grew up in Condobolin, which has one tenth of UNSW’s population — how did growing up there influence your music? We …

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Interview: The Rubens (Blitz Radio)

Blitz Radio caught up with Elliot from the Rubens ahead of their appearance at the nearly sold out Groovin the Moo Festival. We spoke about the bands beginnings, the creative process and their touring, Harry: Welcome back to Blitz Radio, it’s Harry here and I’m here with Elliot Margin from …

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In Other News…

(Semi)Serious Stuff BORDER FARCE RETURNS By now I’m sure we’ve all heard about the Australian Border Forces’ attempt to conduct ‘Operation Fortitude’ in Melbourne a few weeks ago. Well, ladies and gentlemen, the ABF has now evolved from random street-side visa checks to their new, greater purpose: purchasing $15 000 …

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