reality of an internship

Internships: What they REALLY look like.

Chances are in this day and age, you’ll probably undertake an internship at some stage, whether it’s part of your degree or you need that real-life, free labour experience because good fucking luck without it to get a foot in the door. Here’s what the internship dream looks like: You walk…rather glide… into the office.…

How to survive a visit from the grandparents

Preface: this is a humour/satire piece, so take this advice with a grain of salt and try not to take it too seriously, especially some parts which are guaranteed to get you banished from the dinner table for the next decade. Most of us went home to our families for the holidays and those few…

Justin Bieber arrested

NEWS: Biebs gets arrested, displays happiest mug-shot ever.

In news that didn’t shock the world, but is making headlines nonetheless, Justin Bieber was arrested after drag racing on a Miami Beach street. Bieber, 19, failed a sobriety test, before resisting arrest and going on a foul-mouth tirade at police. Sources* report it sounded something like this: “DO YOU KNOW WHO I F*CKING AM?…

How to Cure a TV Series Hangover

We’ve all been there: dreary eyed, brain zapped, unaware of what day it is or whether it’s still light. It’s been three days, you’re unwashed and your breath stinks… what have you achieved over the past three days? Nothing. Well, that’s not completely true, you’ve eaten a few pizzas, drank your body weight in coffee,…

Dating and the digital age

My parents met at the 21st birthday of a mutual friend. As Dad has never sat my brother and I down in the home office to chuck a Ted Mosby and tell me the entire story over a 9 year period, I can only assume that their courtship was a fairly conventional one. That they…

BULLSH!T decodes: popular lyrics

It is a perpetual struggle. Just when I become addicted to the melody of a song, I make the mistake of listening to the lyrics. Soon, I find myself being dished out A-grade life advice. Apparently, somewhere along the road, I’ve missed the point of life. It’s all about sex, drugs and money by the…