Much like the Simpsons at the end of “Bart vs. Australia,” Amber Heard is having the last laugh almost two years after her feud with the continent began. But before we get into this beautiful tale of revenge, allow me to give you a little refresher on this historic thunder-from-Down-Under.
If you’re well-studied in all matters octopus, perhaps this video will not surprise you. But for many of us, I imagine watching a giant octopus ooze across dry land is lowkey batshit.
I’m not sure if you’ve heard—you probably haven’t heard—but Ruel, a husky-voiced 14-year-old cherubim from Sydney, Australia, recently released an explosively catchy single called “Don’t Tell Me” and I’m not embarrassed to say that I have listened to it nine times since yesterday.
Another day means another opportunity to be enraged by Katy Perry. The self-consciously zany pop star has Australians saying, “Crikey!” after making a joke about her dog chasing koalas in a recent advertisement for her ticket giveaway collaboration with the department store Myer.
Police from the Australian state of Victoria announced on Thursday that Cardinal George Pell—Pope Francis’s top financial advisor and Australia’s senior Roman Catholic prelate—has been charged with sexual assault, the New York Times reports.
The ocean is full of mysteries, and somewhere down in the darkness one very special creature plunges her depths.
Be honest: this is so fucking relatable.
Are you ready for the greatest saga out of Australia since The Thorn Birds? Well, here it is: A rapper who goes by the name of “2pec” allegedly tried to dine and dash on several hundred dollars’ worth of seafood by walking into the ocean, but was pursued and finally arrested via jet ski.
A woman in Melbourne, Australia experienced the unique thrill of finding a highly poisonous tiger snake slinking around her Christmas tree on Sunday morning. Happy holidayssssssssss!
You may have read Hunter S. Thompson’s famous article recounting the rampant debauchery at the Kentucky Derby and thought you’d glimpsed the true, beating heart of insane white people shit. But you’d have been mistaken. It’s not until you see these photos of the Melbourne Cup, Australia’s most drunken and depraved…
Let’s say it’s someone’s birthday, and you’re tasked with buying them a cake. You don’t want to do something obvious like, “Happy Birthday [FIRST NAME] [LAST NAME].” You want something more intimate. Something that suggests you know this person better than anyone else. So what do you do? You get them a cake that says,…
Would you buy lamb if a cis white dude wasn’t selling it to you?
A bewildering headline out of the Wall Street Journal this morning: “Robot Babies Not Effective Birth Control, Australian Study Finds.” How are they... how are they using the robot babies for birth control?
In his new profile of Margot Robbie for Vanity Fair, Rich Cohen makes the mistake of equating his sexual desire for Robbie with compelling insight. He also made the mistake of giving all of Australia a lazy backhanded compliment, which is now backfiring at a rapid rate.
The ugliest color in the world is the color of poo, according to research. Probably true. Look at it.
This story was originally published on December 8, 2015. Shortly thereafter, Craig Wright scrubbed much of his digital presence and disappeared for months—until May 2, 2016, when he publicly announced that he is the creator of Bitcoin.
Amber Heard is guilty.
If you saw Taylor Swift perform in Melbourne, Australia late last year during her 1989 tour, you might have seen a bearded, 35-year-old white man tripping balls in the audience. But that man wasn’t someone’s overly-chill dad or older brother, he was Joshua Tillman—better known as Father John Misty.
Behold, the agile, beautiful wombat.