Here is a collection of my best (read: favourite) articles from the past eighteen months or so writing for The BRAG.
The complete archive containing 730 articles* is here, if you enjoy reading about weird Sydney stuff from the present and the past, fast food wars, nostalgia, conspiracy theories, or the history of Bunnings. Enjoy!
*It’s 73 pages with ten articles on each. I didn’t count them all. I’m not a maniac.
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12 glorious highlights from the history of the Melbourne Cup
Why can’t some people see Magic Eye pictures? An investigation
Which musical landmarks in Sydney should be recognised with plaques?
Lunatic asylums and war-ships: How Bunnings came to rule hardware and sausage sizzles
There don’t seem to be many upsides to marrying a prince
Looking Back: Silverchair’s Freak Show, 20 Years Later
The Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater soundtrack reviewed, 18 years later
Every song from the 2016 Triple J Hottest 100 reviewed in one(ish) sentence
Every song from the 2017 Hottest 100 reviewed in a sentence or two (part one)
Every song from the 2017 Hottest 100 reviewed in a sentence or two (part two)
The community notice board at Banana Joe’s is peak Marrickville
Some well-deserved props to Jack Antonoff for a massive 2017. That’s all.
Some well-deserved props to the Madden brothers. That’s all
Why doesn’t RAGE repeat song info towards the end of clips? An investigation
Looking at the most iconic Royal Easter Show bags of all time
Your guide to the very best Spice Girls merch (once) available
Make no mistake, your ‘My Health Record’ will be hacked and made public
Domestic violence spiked 40% last night due to the State Of Origin
How to tell if you’re dealing with a Centrelink ‘robo-debt’ recovery robot
Let’s revisit all those Nintendo commercials from the ’90s, why don’t we?
Let’s revisit all the best rides from Australia’s Wonderland, why don’t we?
Let’s revisit those Aussie fast food ads from the ’90s, why don’t we?