• Offspring Season 5 episode 11

    Who wants to debrief about Offspring?

        SPOILER ALERT, SPOILER ALERT, SPOILER ALERT! If you’ve not yet watched tonight’s episode of Offspring, please please click away now. Because… Because… WOAH. How about that episode?? So many things!!! We just have two questions to ask. 1. Was the Thomas thing surprising to you? 2. Team Lawrence or Team Mick?

  • MH17 Maslin

    The parents of three children lost in the MH17 disaster release a statement.

    The Maslin family, whose three children were lost in the MH17 disaster, spoken out about their tragedy Anthony Maslin and Marite Norris lost their children Mo, 12, Evie, 10, and Otis, 8, when they travelled on MH17 with the grandfather, Nick Norris. The family also released a more recent photograph: In addition to a statement, [read more]

  • prince george first birthday

    Congratulations Kate. You survived the toughest year of your life.

        By MIA FREEDMAN Dear Kate, Congratulations. You made it. Your firstborn child has turned one and you have survived the most challenging year of his life. And your own. A child’s first birthday is much more of a milestone for the mum than the baby. Especially when it’s your first baby. As far as [read more]

  • BeyJay2

    Get out, Beyonce. Go.

            By KATE LEAVER If you believe their fans, Beyonce and Jay Z are about to kill real love. Rumour has it that Beyonce and Jay Z will get divorced when they finish their Mr and Mrs Carter world tour. They’re travelling with relationship counsellors, and they’ve both been seen without rings. [read more]

  • Rebecca Sparrow

    “Today I got on the scales. Things didn’t go well…”

          BY REBECCA SPARROW. Take a seat. I’m about to tell you how much I weigh. But I’ll get to that in a sec. Here’s where I’m at. I haven’t exercised in two years. And I haven’t exercised consistently in five. Once upon a time I went to the gym and had a [read more]

  • sex-on-beach

    NSFW: Couple filmed having sex on the beach in the middle of the day, like it’s no big deal.

        This is a post that is, ah, Not Safe For Work.  This couple were caught – on camera – having sex on the beach. In the middle of the day. Surrounded by families. Not even under a towel. Just all… out there. Because shame is officially dead.  Image via Fox News Elissa Alvarez [read more]

  • jacqui lambie q and a

    Jacqui Lambie, the only d**k anyone’s talking about today, is you.

        By ALISSA WARREN Did you shrug yesterday when you heard the news that Jacqui Lambie had said on radio she’s looking for a rich guy with a big dick? Be honest. Tell me. When you read that a female politician had gone on breakfast radio and talked about wanting a ‘well hung’ man, [read more]

  • cheating

    She found out her boyfriend of 4 years was actually married with kids.

          There was one morning radio segment that had everyone in the Mamamia office talking this morning. It was the story of a woman whose partner of four years had suddenly vanished without a trace, and it came via Chrissie and Jane’s Private Investigator. For those of you who haven’t heard of Chrissie and Jane’s Private Investigator, [read more]

  • dressing for your shape

    No wonder we’re confused at the change room….

      By NICKY CHAMP Yesterday I wrote a post about the best $20 jeans I discovered, and the comments descended into a discussion about how I can’t do maths how hard it is to find a pair of jeans in the right size. The reason? Vanity sizing. Vanity sizing is that frustrating experience of trying [read more]

  • Mystery Of Missing Out.

    YOLO is over. FOMO is for chumps. These days, it’s all about MOMO.

              YOLO is over. FoMo is for chumps. These days, it’s all about MoMo. First of all, let’s translate that last sentence for everybody born before 1990. YOLO stands for ‘You Only Live Once’, and it’s the motto people yell before making the kinds of life choices that usually involve a [read more]

  • kendall jones with lion

    Hunting isn’t about conservation, no matter what Kendall Jones says. It’s about killing.

      Kendall Jones. She is the 19-year-old cheerleader who - just a few months ago – became famous when photos of herself with the bodies of African animals she had hunted went viral.  You might remember her as the publisher of photos like this: And this: The reaction to her photos was fierce. Some commenters were so offended by the [read more]

  • having a preemie baby

    The things no one tells you about having a premmie baby.

          By JESSICA BENSTEN I didn’t know how lucky I was to have a normal first pregnancy. When I found out I was pregnant with my second child, I just assumed it would go well. I made sure I ate my fruits and vegetables, eliminated caffeine and took my vitamins. But for some [read more]

  • Motherhood images

    These photos are going viral for a very surprising reason.

      When 83-year-old photographer Ken Heyman received a call about a box of old photographs, he didn’t realise the treasures he was about to uncover. A storage facility where he had kept old prints was closing. He needed to collect the boxes his photographs were kept in straight away. There was one box of photos that stood out [read more]

  • The missing teen sparkled a nationwide FBI search

    This teenage girl went missing almost a year ago. Today, she mysteriously returned home.

          By SHAUNA ANDERSON A teenager missing for nine months has mysteriously returned home creating more questions for investigators. 287 days after 15-year-old Abigail Hernandez went missing from her hometown of North Conway in New Hampshire in the US, her mother posted this message to her Facebook page. “Abby IS HOME!! She is [read more]

  • cressida bonas and chelsy davy

    Why this woman chose her career over being a princess.

    By KATE LEAVER “Nah, I don’t want to be a princess. I’ve got better things to do.” OK, so those are not words Cressida Bonas actually said with her mouth. But they do accurately sum up her decision to break up with Prince Harry. 25-year-old Cressida reportedly ended her relationship with the naughtiest royal in Britain because she wanted to [read more]

  • dancing grandpa video

    After a week of bad news, we needed to watch this grandpa dance.

      The past week has been filled with terrible news. The death toll in Gaza has reached 600, many of the bodies from MH17 have most likely been lost, and Australia lost the only piece of sound environmental policy it had. But in amongst all of those sombre, horrifying, melancholic, depressing stories, this video of [read more]

  • scary stalker story

    Girl receives text from stalker… who was hiding under her bed.

        In news that will make you want to lock all of your doors and windows, a stalker has broken into a teenage girl’s bedroom and stayed under her bed all night. The teenage girl, from Chester, England, received a series of text messages while she was lying in bed, including one that said “I’m [read more]

  • Kanye West GQ

    Dear Kanye. Please. Stop. Talking.

        Everyone’s favourite self-professed god/Taylor Swift interruptor/person willing to marry into the Kardashian family is on the cover of GQ this month. This is what he looks like: While this article is about Kanye, we won’t pretend that we don’t want to read about a ‘Boob-ier Tube’. Because we do. The most interesting excerpt [read more]

  • asher keddie

    A new role for Asher Keddie.

        Uh, Nina what are you doing? What’s with the bob? And the power suit? I mean you look great as always but… Where is the bumbling inner-monologue? AND WHERE IS ZOE? If you were you thinking (and possibly yelling) these things last night as the promo for Channel 10′s new show Party Tricks aired, you certainly were not [read more]

  • Jacqui Lambie radio interview

    Jacqui Lambie says she wants a rich, mute, “well-hung” man. Live on air.

    By KATE LEAVER       This is why we can’t have nice things, Australia. An actual real life politician said live on radio that she wants a rich lover with a big dick. This politician. Jacqui Lambie, who was elected as senator for Tasmania in last year’s election. That is to say, someone with [read more]

  • fashion6

    Nostalgia Alert: Watch these 1984 high schoolers talk about fashion.

              Drop everything and watch this video. It’s a high school documentary made in 1984, asking a bunch of students to define ‘what fashion means to them’. Some answers include: “Just… How you wanna be.” and: “They can’t handle it, because I’m different.” and (possibly best of all): “The style I [read more]

  • Open post

    Open post of the week: Come and tell us what’s on your mind.

    Hey guys! I’m sorry Open Post is up so late. Totally my fault and I owe you all lots of chocolate and many ponies. For those of you who haven’t been here before, Open Post is one of Mamamia’s most loved posts. It’s the one that goes up every Wednesday morning (sometimes almost at midday *ahem*) [read more]

  • bradley cooper engaged

    Is Bradley Cooper engaged?

        How many helium balloons do you need to carry a three bedroom house from Sydney to Perth? Why are children incapable of finding their school hat, when their mums spot it instantly upon entering their room? Is Bradley Cooper engaged? These are all questions to which we – as a society - do not [read more]

  • Footage of the crash site has emerged.

    Wednesday’s news in under 5 minutes.

    1. MH17 developments: Operation Bring Them Home     The first flight of bodies from the crash site in Ukraine is due to arrive at the Dutch military base near Eindhoven around lunchtime today (AEST). Yesterday evening Prime Minister Tony Abbott announced a major operation to secure and identify the bodies – Operation Bring Them Home. [read more]

  • Hamish Blake nintendo ad

    The ad Hamish Blake did 7 years ago, but can’t remember at all.

          Footage of an old ad Hamish Blake did has resurfaced. And when we say ‘resurfaced,’ we mean that Andy Lee dug it up, played it for Hamish, and quizzed him on every single detail. Turns out, Hamish doesn’t remember a single thing about the Nintendo ad he did in 2007. But it’s [read more]

  • Rachel McAdams' Audition Tape

    Rachel McAdams’ watches her Notebook audition tape and cringes. Hard.

              5 million people have watched Rachel McAdams’ audition tape for The Notebook on youtube. It went viral a few months ago because it’s so goddamn delightful. Watching it, you simply cannot imagine anyone else in the world in that role. She’s perfection. But, it turns out Rachel McAdams herself is the only person [read more]

  • julie bishop at the un

    This is how Julie Bishop gets shit done.

      By ALISSA WARREN She’s been mocked for years for being un-feminine. Clinical. Cold. But Julie Bishop made Australia proud on the weekend. Yes, the Foreign Minister is making me feel better about living in a world dealing some terrifyingly tragic situations. When she talks. I listen. I watch. And for two reasons: Julie Bishop speaking [read more]

  • skinny models Sydney Fashion Week

    “The conversation with my kids I did everything to avoid.”

            By MIA FREEDMAN I spent the weekend doing a lot of diving. Diving for the remote control. Diving to turn off the radio. Diving to intercept horrible news from reaching the ears and eyes of my youngest children. And I did it. Despite three days of saturation media coverage, I managed [read more]

  • targetjeans

    THE FIND: The $20 jeans you have to have.

            By NICKY CHAMP Being in my 30s I feel like I’ve worn almost every single wash and type of jean there is. There were black jeans during my Emo phase in high school, bootleg jeans in the 90s, skinny jeans for most of the 00s, and loose boyfriend jeans during my [read more]

  • Toni McHugh

    “Don’t you dare ask me to feel sorry for Toni McHugh.”

            By ELIZABETH STEWART On Sunday night I got into a fight on Facebook. “Let’s all remember Toni McHugh is not to blame for the murder of Allison Baden-Clay!!!!!” wrote one of my friends. “I feel sorry for her. She’s been punished enough!” I saw red and I said as much. Don’t [read more]