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Issue Two


Edition 2

The Naughty Room

Deep beneath Central Station thereís a peculiar room. Youíve never been there, but maybe your umbrella has (Öor your mobile, or your bag). Caddie Brain took a journey to the Mecca of forgotten objects

At Night He Misses Her More Than Anything

A strange old shop had always fascinated Vanessa Berry. Then one day she got inside, and heard a story she canít forget

Sometimes a Man Just Cracks

Are you polite to taxi drivers? A bit surly sometimes, maybe? Thatís ok - thereís worse than you out there. Ordinary talked to some cabbies to find out what itís like to spend 12 hours worried about vomit on the vinyl.

Itís A Crime Against Food, And Police Are Jaffled

In times of recession, itís necessary to forget about Michelin stars and revert to the humbler end of Australian fare. Jaffle-Iron Chef Tega Brain presents the best examples of the economical and delicious craze thatís about to sweep the nation (keep Pop's cholesterol tablets handy)

With Love To No-one In Particular

Rachel Olding found out why Sonia Gee gives beautiful things to people sheíll never meet

Long Silences In White Falcons

For many years, writer Nija Dalal has accused that guy from The Princess Bride of some awful crimes. Now it seems she made a terrible mistake

Issue One


Edition 1

The Revolution Will Give You a Short Back and Sides

Is there not enough gay porn at your hairdresser? Does your stylist know nothing about break-core music or global politics? Then Ulrich Lenffer suggests you need to visit Sedition

The Art of Collecting Portaloos

David Wills collects stuff - most of it really everyday stuff. But somehow it builds up until it's not ordinary anymoreÖ He tells Tega Brain why he does it

The Phantom Tollbooth

When the machines took over the Sydney Harbour Bridge's toll booths they showed no mercy at all. Tega Brain went looking for some answers from a former toll collector and found that something very weird was going on

The Damage Starts Here

Seven strangers told Keppie Coutts and Caddie Brain the story of their first kiss. We didnít expect the amount of blood, emotional damage and slapstick that poured out. Anyway Ė here they areÖ

The Coldest Chisel

Stonemason John Edstein is exactly the kind of guy you want carving your tombstone. Nic Stone explains why

I Am Poor and Insignificant Ė Please Donít Sue Me: An Open Apology to Cary Elwes

For many years, writer Nija Dalal has accused that guy from The Princess Bride of some awful crimes. Now it seems she made a terrible mistake