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How To: Get Your Crush To Like You

Crushes can be tricky. In year six, I gave mine love poems and roses before asking her out. She said no. I cried while listening to James Blunts’ “Goodbye My Lover” on repeat. These days, I’m marginally better at attracting the opposite sex. Here are some tips I’ve picked up …

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Are Tea Drinkers Cooler Than Everyone Else?

The thing about tea drinkers is that they think they are so much cooler than everyone else. They yell from their high horse “look how much better I am because I don’t drink coffee, I don’t even know what a latte is.” Well it’s time to set the record straight. Here is what …

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Ten Questions with Reece Owen Jansen

Hey guys! We are nearly towards the end…well almost because we have those wonderful exams to look forward to! *note sarcasm* Anyway, this week I met Reece who delighted me with his answers on what the world should focus on; should ketchup be in the fridge or pantry; and does …

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Why Should You Watch: Preacher ?

Number 1: It Makes Zero Sense Here’s a list of things I found rather strange to happen in Preacher’s pilot episode . Deep breath and: A Home-made rocket launcher, an African Preacher exploding onto his congregation, a plane fight complete with medieval weaponry and someone doing a rather accurate impression of …

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Two Lessons I’ve Learnt from The Office

Exams are looming, empty word documents are open on your computer screen and you’ve accidentally gone over the allocated break on your pomodoro timer. What better inspiration to motivate yourself than looking back on the lessons to be learnt on The Office. They might not help you through any of …

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Why Should You Watch: Game of Thrones ?

Number 1: Your Friends Will Stop Bugging You. Hopefully Let me set the scene. There’s a really popular show on at the moment. All your friends are watching it. You haven’t. Every day, every single day they keep on telling you to watch the show, and you always make an …

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Review: Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt

During the dark, dark period of mid-semester assessments, one golden light shines through: Season Two of Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt. Just released on Netflix, Kimmy Schmidt Season Two continues the story of Kimmy, the perkiest kidnapping victim ever to grace your computer screens. Created by Tina Fey and Robert Carlock, the …

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Travel Diaries: A Real Cliffhanger

I had arrived in Switzerland just 2 days earlier and, nestled in the small village of Lauterbrunnen at the foot of the mighty Alps, my friends and I had finally come to the decision not to go skiing on our day off. I don’t think anyone truly wanted to be …

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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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Interview: Akmal Saleh

Blitz Radio sat down with a comedian so popular that like Beyoncé, he’s often referred to on a first name basis. Akmal spoke with us about his immigration to Australia and what’s it like coming from an academic family where despite your success you’re still considered the ‘loser’. How did …

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Travel Diaries: My Best (and Worst) Drinking Story – Part 2

Last week I began telling the story of one of my very first real drinking experiences at the Haufbrau Haus in Munich, Germany. You can read Part 1 here  “I’ll have what you’re having.” At this his eyes lit up like sparklers. He let out a howl of amusement. “I …

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Review: Deadpool

If you are looking for a witty, action packed superhero movie featuring a sympathetic anti-hero and sweet love story, then the 108 minutes of Deadpool will be sure to do the job. Ryan Reynolds stars as Wade Wilson aka Deadpool, the wisecracking anti-hero of the latest film in the X-men …

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First Month of NRL: Who Needs to Step Up

So that concludes the first month of the NRL season and if there’s anything we can say, it’s been a frantic four weeks of footy. While the table may not show it, the competition so far has been one of the most even first group of rounds in recent memory. …

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Why Should You Watch: Vinyl ?

Number 1: It’s Created by Scorsese & Jagger Now, if you don’t know who Martin Scorsese or Mick Jagger is, I give you full permission to leave. No, I actually recommend you leave. Good, so let’s talk about these two guys. One if one of the most incredible directors of our …

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Best Animation To Watch Right Now

Escapism is one of the fore running attractions of animation for me. The ability to take a break from reality and delve into a world where super powers, time travel and alternate realities exist is a palpable relief. Whether you are nostalgic for your childhood, keen for a little bit …

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Review: Where To Invade Next

Hint: It’s not Australia Where To Invade Next is the latest film from acclaimed documentary filmmaker Michael Moore. You may have seen his documentaries such as Bowling For Columbine, Fahrenheit 9/11 or Roger & Me, all ace films in my opinion. Alternatively you may have seen him spoofed in The …

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Why Should You Watch: 11.22.63 ?

Number 1: It Star’s James Franco I know he isn’t as big of a selling point as he was in the Green Goblin days, but James Franco in 11.22.63 proves he’s a legitimate actor. But we all knew this, right? Remember pitying him in Freaks and Geeks, or crying with laughter at Pineapple Express, and even covering …

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Gandalf vs. Dumbledore: Who Would Win in a Fight?

‘Gandalf,’ says Chris Wilson For nearly 80 years there’s been one fictional wizard who’s set the precedent for being awesome and taking heroics to the next level. Not only is Gandalf friends with dwarves and ninja-like elves, he can summon giant eagles to fly him across the world. Then, just …

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An Open Letter to Katniss Everdeen in Mockingjay

(Ed. Warning: Here there be spoilers.) Dear Katniss, You used to be my girl crush, the Lara Croft of our generation. You were kick-ass and you had the Jennifer Lawrence thang goin’ for you. The odds are ever in J-Law’s favour and they were always in yours too… until we …

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Failed New Year’s Resolutions

1.Exercise Discovering I could finally jog again almost three years after knee surgery led to an ambitious New Year’s resolution: walking my toy poodle, Faith, daily on a challenging route (my primary school cross-country track) before winning a marathon or becoming Arnold Schwarzenegger. Day 1: Faith trotted up the hill. …

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