Advice With Megan: Mean Boys

WORDS Megan Smith Q: I'm not sure if my boyfriend is treating me the way a girlfriend should be treated. We've been fairly happy together for a year but...

Welcome to the Wasteland: Reviewing Fallout 1

WORDS Avery Phillips Fallout: A Post Nuclear Role Playing Game is one of the best RPGs ever made and a true classic, at least if...

The Patriarchy Hurts Men Too

WORDS Adam Johnson To men. The Patriarchy hurts us. I want you to google literacy and men. In fact, spend any small amount of research on how society...

Nathan’s Hot List of the Week No.4

In less than a week we will need to be back to uni. Whether you're excited for another semester or bumped for the gone-too-soon...

Interview With Chris From Suburban Dark

INTERVIEW Sarah Basford We spoke to Chris Irvine of Suburban Dark who revealed his plans for Conception Day. For the students of Macquarie University, who is...

Ten Electronic Albums Worth Your While

WORDS Igor Lukacevic With the album format becoming an increasingly obsolete way to release music, finding a great album, one that isn't just a collection...

Film Review: Fast and Furious 6

We sent two Grapeshot staff members to review Fast and Furious 6 at the IMAX theatre in Darling Harbour. Everyone is talking about the blockbuster that's...

Advice With Megan: Money, Money, Money

WORDS Megan Smith Q:My good friend owes me money, not a ridiculous amount, but enough that I’d really like to get it back eventually. It’s...

Don’t be a Halloweiner: The Costume Edition

WORDS Megan Smith That special, most spiritual time of year is back again. Halloween is here, so don a rudimentary costume, buy some plastic skulls...

Music Review: &&&&& by Arca

REVIEW Igor Lukacevic Alright, so it's probably necessary to preface this by saying that this mix tape won't be for everyone. And that's not a...

Features

Diving off the Fertility Cliff

Words || Eleanor Taylor What is common knowledge about fertility now? If you have a uterus,...

Perfect, Pretty and Poised: The Hidden yet Visible World of the...

Words || Aylish Dowsett Beauty lies in the eye of the beholder, or so the saying goes. Attractiveness is...

Preach Nasty

Words || Anonymous Let me chronicle my experience as a woman for you. I grew up...

Exploring the Artifice of Influencers

Words || Shinae Taylor “Is this caption okay?” It’s the summer of 2017 and I’m sitting...

The Balancing Act of a Brown Feminist

Words ||Sara Choudhry Almost anyone who calls themselves a feminist in the year of Miss Rona 2020 is familiar...