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Words by: Adi Rai The message that Obama was elected for was “Hope” and “Change”. It seems that when 8 years of Obama did not yield much of either to many, and this glaring failure was largely ignored by the media and political intuitions, these same disaffected people were willing to flock to a candidate that essentially took that core message and turned it on its head.

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Words by: Taylor Malthouse-Bevan The American people have defied the establishment and the media by electing Republican Donald Trump as their President. The defeat of the political establishment’s chosen candidate, Democrat Hillary Clinton, has shaken the elites in Washington DC. However, it is a huge win for the American people. They have declared loudly and clearly that their re

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Words by: Kendra Pratt   Buckle up kids, I am building up to a good old fashioned rant, because something is really grinding my gears this week. What is it Kendra? Is it men who claim to be friend zoned? Is it women who aren’t feminists because they’re not being oppressed, so the patriarchy doesn’t exist? Nope! It's people who have no notion of basic human dec

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Words by: Rob Lawry Artwork by: John Hargreaves Earlier this year (see On Dit 84.7), I wrote a piece about the then-upcoming reboot of the classic action/adventure series MacGyver. At the time of writing, all we had seen of the series was a trailer for a scrapped pilot episode, which was then being retooled under the direction of James Wan (Saw, Furious 7). The series has since premiered, airi

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Written by: Fi Fraser In honour of The Australian Poetry Slam ’16 (and the heats that will be running for the next few weeks), here’s a playlist of slam poems to get you hyped. Whether you’re a slam poetry tragic or just kinda bored, these will make you laugh, make you shiver, and maybe even make you think. All are available on YouTube in pretty good quality – be aw

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