• gone-girl-cool-girl-feature

    The lie almost every woman has told to try and impress a man.

          By ROSIE WATERLAND There is a lie that pretty much every woman on earth has told at some point in her life in order to impress a man. The lie? That she is a Cool Girl. The ‘Cool Girl’ is the epitome of what the man in front of her wants. A [read more]

  • SwiftMonk

    The best thing Taylor Swift has done in Australia had nothing to do with singing.

          What’s the number one thing that a Taylor Swift-hater will say about her music? She only sings about her ex-boyfriends. Well, guess what, Anti-Taylor peeps? Swifty herself has just called you sexist. In an interview with 2DayFM‘s Sophie Monk and Merrick Watts, Sophie asked Taylor what she thought of the common accusation. “How [read more]

  • Woman gets dumped by boyfriend. Sneaks down his chimney. Gets stuck.

          We’ve all been there. The fire department had to be called after a woman became wedged in the chimney of the man who had dumped her. And no, that is not a euphemism. Genoveva Nunez-Figueroa, 28, decided to take matters into her own hands when the man she had been on six [read more]

  • blake louise vacation

    This is where Blake and Louise (probably) consummated their love.

      It’s been a difficult few months/days/hours for this Bachelor duo. They’ve been terrorised by online bullies, scrutinised by past lovers (Hi, Sam), and asked countless times if their love is legitimate. Finally, they released all the answers on The Project last night. What has also been released are images of the resort they stayed [read more]

  • The Royal baby is due in April.

    Tuesday’s news in under 5 minutes.

    1. Royal Baby due date         The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge have confirmed their baby is due in April next year, Kensington Palace said in an official announcement. They also squashed rumors that it could royal twins. The official statement read “Their Royal Highnesses The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge are [read more]

  • Michelle Knight speaking at the interview.

    “It wasn’t his fault.” Michelle Knight says she forgives the man who held her captive for 11 years.

    By SHAUNA ANDERSON         In a spectacular revelation the victim of kidnapper Ariel Castro has said she forgives the man who held her captive in a basement for 11 years raping and torturing her. “At first I hated him,” said Michelle Knight. Speaking to a radio host at a High School in [read more]

  • Josh2

    “Our young men need to stop dying at the hands of random, senseless acts of violence.”

      Joshua Hardy should still be here today. The 21 year old should have gone to uni today. He should have caught up with his mates after class. He should be counting down the weeks until the semester ends and the summer holidays begin. But Joshua Hardy is not here and his family is broken. Hardy – described [read more]

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    Bob Geldof: “One of us didn’t make it… And it was very difficult.”

          “One of us didn’t make it… And it was very difficult.” They’re the incredibly sad words from Sir Bob Geldof in the wake of his daughter Peaches’ death earlier this year. In a heartbreaking interview, Geldof has lashed out at the media and their actions following the 25-year-old’s death from a heroin overdose. [read more]

  • Louise, Most Hated Woman in Australia.

    Is this really the most hated woman in Australia?

            By EM RUSCIANO With regards to The Bachelor announcing that he is now desperately in love with 2nd runner up Louise Pillidge and that they plan on moving in together and the resulting outpouring of putrid hate towards Louise, can I say this? CALM THE FUCK DOWN AUSTRALIA. Louise has been [read more]

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    The one thing nobody does on their wedding night anymore.

          Wedding night sex is hard work. It’s probably the most unsexy, least exciting sex that a person can have. You’re tired, maybe drunk, maybe very drunk and that dress you’re wearing takes a mighty long time to extract yourself from. The sex comes after a long day; a long day, which has [read more]

  • Em Rusicano

    Em Rusciano talks ‘Party Tricks’ and politics.

          Asher Keddie, Rodger Corser and Em Rusciano in one room sounds like a bit of a fantasy to me (in a strictly non-sexual sense. Well… maybe a little bit). And tonight, we get to see all three brilliant talents in one fist-pumping episode of Party Tricks. I spoke to Em Rusciano, mainly [read more]

  • xfactor

    And the winner of X Factor is…

    The voters have spoken. And after a big night of endless performances, we have our X factor winner for 2014. And it’s… Marlisa Punzalan! Looking back at the final three, it was a close call between the contestants. The 15-year-old Filipino contestant, Marlisa Punzalan was with mentor Ronan Keating; she originally auditioned with the Beatles [read more]

  • bored family

    “Babies have made my friends boring.”

              By FRANCES FARADAY OMG you had a baby! That’s pretty sweet. You actually grew a human and pushed it out and now it’s a thing. Awesome job, well done you. The thing is, I know it’s a big job. I know it’s life changing. I know you’re tired from being [read more]

  • Chris

    The creators of The Block just got caught telling lies. Big lies.

      No one likes to be caught faking it, but The Block has just been sprung. For the sake of television, they FAKED a visit from the Environmental Protection Authority. Naughty, naughty Channel Nine. During the most recent season, drama hit the renovated roof when a 12,000 litre tank of fuel was discovered beneath the Block site when [read more]

  • bachelor blake louise

    Read the actual love letter that Blake sent to Louise (while possibly still with Sam).

        Quick, everyone pretend to look shocked. After weeks of speculation and tidbits of breaking news… after much talk about strippers, the Bachelorette and weird text messages… Blake Garvey and his third favourite girlfriend, Louise Pillidge have given an exclusive interview to Woman’s Day magazine, which was published today. Because love isn’t love until [read more]

  • Hamish Blake wingwoman

    Hamish and Andy finally respond to those breakfast radio rumours.

          There’s a juicy Hamish and Andy rumour swirling around in radio-land. Apparently, the comedy duo have been asked to leave their current slot on 2Day Fm, which is 3-4pm on weekdays. Their management at Southern Cross Austereo want them to move to the breakfast slot, and replace Sophie Monk, Merrick Watts and [read more]

  • spider-feature-birdeater

    This giant puppy-sized spider will haunt your dreams.

            “South American Goliath Birdeater.” That is the name of the world’s largest spider species (and the creature that will no doubt eventually kill us all). It’s the size of a small puppy, has massive fangs and a photographer in the Guyana rainforest actually got close enough to capture it on film. [read more]

  • Bec Judd no make up

    Bec Judd: ‘I’ve been really thin my entire life’.

      We imagine being naturally skinny and growing up with the surname ‘Twigley’ inspired some pretty harsh playground smack-talk. And Bec Judd (nee Twigley) has heard it all. ‘I’ve been really thin my entire life,’ Bec told The Daily Mail, in response to some of the awful Twitter comments she receives about her body. Bec in one of [read more]

  • one-minute-horror-feature

    This one-minute horror film will actually FREAK YOU OUT.

          Tuck Me In may only last a minute, but it is actually scarier that most of the slasher porn horror movies being released every two seconds today. Winner of this year’s International Filminute Award, it will possibly make you scared to go bed alone tonight…       Check how that compares to [read more]

  • what happens if you don't vaccinate your child

    So you never forget another vaccination appointment. EVER.

              By JO ABI We’ve all heard the arguments against childhood vaccinations (and politely or not-so-politely ignored them) but did you know that one of the reasons many parents don’t vaccinate their children is because they forget? It’s easy to forget when you have so many other things on your mind. [read more]

  • travelling alone tips

    Travelling solo: Why everyone should try it at least once.

              By NAT HAWK Like pretty much everyone else in the world, I really love to travel. I love visiting beautiful, exotic beaches and sampling the local delicacies. I love learning tidbits of new languages and meeting new people. There’s only one problem. I really don’t like new places and I [read more]

  • The inquest into the death of Luke Batty will begin today

    Monday’s news in under 5 minutes.

    1. Luke Batty coronial inquest         The Victorian Coroners Court inquest into the death of 11-year old Luke Batty will begin today. Luke was killed by his father in February at a cricket oval in the Victorian town of Tyabb.  Nine News reports that State Coroner Judge Ian Gray will focus on [read more]

  • Hana we wish you all the very best.

    Hope for the little girl who cannot stop eating.

    By SHAUNA ANDERSON   She’s the little girl who can’t control her hunger. A delightful vibrant six-year old who weighs a devastating 43 kilograms. Hana Taraff has put on 23kg since Christmas after lifesaving brain surgery resulted in a side effect meaning the little girl is constantly hungry. Hana had a brain tumor removed but [read more]

  • fight for ryder

    Fight for Ryder, the 3-year old with four months to live.

              By ISABELLE MCKENZIE Ryder was having nose bleeds for a year and a half before we went to the Royal Children’s Hospital in Melbourne. Every doctor turned us away saying that he must have been picking nose! I knew it couldn’t be that straight forward — his nose had been [read more]

  • Mo, Evie and Otis died on MH17.

    The parents of the three children killed in MH17 have released a statement.

              The bodies of the three Maslin children, who died when flight MH17 was shot down in July, arrived back on Australian soil this week. Mo, 12, Evie, 10, and Otis, 8, perished on Malaysian Airlines flight MH17 with their grandfather, Nick Norris, when the passenger plane was shot down over Ukraine on 17 July 2014. The Perth [read more]

  • divorce letter

    “The letter to my ex-wife on the day of our divorce.”

              By MICHAEL CHESHIRE An open letter, to my ex-wife on the first day as your ex. Well, today our 20 year marriage ended in courtroom 2-D. To be honest, it was surreal. When we came to this decision months ago, I felt like the world had ended. In truth, I [read more]

  • childabuse

    Just months before she died, 17 year old Abbey wrote this poem for her father.

          Trigger warning: This post contains graphic details of child sex abuse and suicide, and may be triggering for some readers. By GRACE JENNINGS-EDQUIST “I was only a girl hiding under my sheets,” 17-year-old Abbey wrote in a poem addressed to her father. “I’m broken now, torn and ripped in pieces… I fight to repaid the [read more]

  • Sam interview The Project

    ‘Winning’ Bachelorette Sam responds to the news that Blake and Louise are ‘official’

              Last week, ‘winning’ Bachelorette Sam sent messages asking Bachie Blake (her former fiance) and finalist Louise (her friend) to share their side of the growing rumours that they were together. And she got…*crickets*… Now Sam has her answer. And she got it via her Twitter feed on Friday when Woman’s [read more]

  • Lisa Wilkinson cowboy boots

    5 times Lisa Wilkinson has rocked the style classics this month.

    Last week, Virginia Trioli shared a letter that she had received from a fan, pointing out that she was “in need of a makeover”. What Virginia’s pen pal failed to appreciate was that morning breakfast presenters are style icons in this country. When they wear something on the tv, these hosts tend to cause a designer stampede. [read more]

  • em rusciano 3

    Em Rusciano: “I hate play dates. Tell me I’m not the only one”.

          By EM RUSCIANO. I have a confession to make, yes another one. I am not a fan of “play dates” after school. Aside from that, I am even less of a fan of the term “play date” because it gives me the heebie geebies. Like it is some kind of weird pretend [read more]