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A small webzine has been created to raise funds for people in the Victorian fires by Grant Watson. I donated a story to it, which will appear later, but the first issue is up now: Hope #1 Hope is a new multi-part fanzine raising money for bushfire...

School started up a few weeks back, so I've headed back to tutoring, and that, coupled with the writing has lead to pretty much full days. The cash is nice, though. The one thing I can't seem to escape is the financial state of the world,...

Haruki Murakami wins Jerusalem Prize JERUSALEM — Japanese novelist Haruki Murakami won the Jerusalem Prize for his ‘‘artistic achievements and love of people’’ Sunday, becoming the first non-European-language writer to receive the Israeli literary prize. In his speech at the ceremony, Murakami, 60, stressed that each person must...

On Saturday, I saw Slumdog Millionaire, a film that's been earning a lot of attention. Perhaps even deservingly. If you're not familiar with the idea, the film takes place over a two day period, where its protagonist, Jamal (Dev Patel), is taken into police custody...

The high concept of Y: The Last Man is this: a virus, a plague, a mystical occurrence, something unknown but deadly, has killed all the men on the planet but Yorick Brown and his pet monkey, Ampersand. What follows is, I'm afraid to say, a bit...

Alas, Poor microwave, you are broke. I did not think much of this until I was shopping today. I never realised how you influenced my purchases; Oh, I talk not of the frozen dinners that are in boxes that appear to be predominately orange, no. No, I talk of the fact that I could make a meal...