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May 23, 2019

  Dreams of stardom are easy, fulfilling, and most often, fairly fleeting. It’s not very hard to look at a person in the media who’s doing well for themselves, and decide that you want that life.   I should know. I did.   My name is Emma Maguire, and I’m a reformed YouTube vlogger. I’ve […]

May 13, 2019

  A prominent Auckland-based anti-vaxxer has died of measles, after contracting it from her unvaccinated child. Karen Smith, 42, had been an anti-vaxxer for the entirety of her life. Talking to Salient through a ouija board, Smith said, “I took my son James to a measles party in my leafy suburb. He got measles, and […]

April 9, 2019

Highly-acclaimed graphic novelist Dylan Horrocks has accepted a position at Victoria University in 2019, acting as a senior lecturer for the COMD 211 (Drawing) class at Te Aro campus.   Having worked as a cartoonist and graphic novelist for over thirty years, Horrocks is well-known for his works Hicksville and Sam Zabel and the Magic […]

April 1, 2019

“Anybody: jk rowling: the sorting hat eats ass.” – @Shen_The_Bird   “when JK Rowling dies, they’re gonna go through her estate and be like, “We’ve uncovered dozens of manuscripts in her drawer!” and then when they read through them, it’ll just be a bunch of Harry Potter slash fic” – @_ElizabethMay   “Anytime you JO […]

April 1, 2019

  Bish you thought I’d talk about Sex Education, huh? Well, you’re wrong.   Today we’re talking about Spartacus, which is a cheaper, hornier, more fun version of Game of Thrones. Seriously, if you like your fantasy in 40-minute excerpts and with consensual sex, Spartacus: Blood and Sand (and the following seasons) are great alternatives. […]

March 4, 2019

CW: Sexual assault As I write this, it’s one day before the 2019 Oscars, and Olivia Colman is nominated for Best Actress. You’ll know if she has won when you read this, but I’m going to write this review as though she already has, because her career and oeuvre absolutely deserve it.   Broadchurch is […]

October 15, 2018

Winner of the Sex in the Hub Erotica Competition It is hard living in these times. From infrastructure to scheduling to dropping lecturers like stones, it is a time of change in the world of Victoria, and I’m not so sure if I like it. I might just be the soul living in the depths […]

October 8, 2018

Three days after I was born a witch cursed me and said, “If you ever watch an Adam Sandler film, you’ll fail all your university exams.” I’ve never watched one, and I’ve never failed. See, it works! (The miniscule amount of uni exams I have had over the years may or may not have something […]

October 8, 2018

At long last, Victoria University has decided to add a Queer Support Coordinator to its staff. This job will be advertised from next year, and the University hopes to consult with queer students around the scale and mentorship that the role will provide. According to Pam Thorburn, Director of Student Academic Services, the role will […]

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