It’s the story that could be the plot of a movie, but at its center is a 22-year-old woman named Gabby Petitro, whose remains have just been found. Should we be careful about obsessing over true crime stories in real-time?
Plus, there’s a new
Happy Sunday Outlouders! Dropping into your feed this weekend to share Jessie's new podcast, Cancelled, a comedy podcast that investigates and analyses cancel culture. It's silly, it's funny, this episode is about Pete Evans. We hope you love i
What in the name of Indo-Pacific relations is going on with the submarines? Did Joe Biden really forget Scomo's name? Should we be scared? Jessie, please explain.
Plus, legendary American magazine Time does its World’s Most Influential people
We had no idea how much we needed to see celebrities being completely ridiculous until this week. Yes, we have to talk about The Met Gala.
Plus, have you seen Mirror Mirror? It's the new show about the beauty industry everyone’s talking about
You might’ve seen pictures of packed beaches across Sydney over the weekend, and you’d be forgiven for thinking they could’ve been taken before lockdown. It's highlighted an all too familiar divide between those who can, and those who cannot, d
Welcome back to Covid-Free Fridays! There’s a lot happening in the world, but apparently, we need to be worried about the whereabouts of some royals. The Duchess of Cambridge has not been seen in public for 58 days and some people are concerned
The story everyone’s been talking about this week concerns singer Guy Sebastian and an unexpected apology. Somehow Guy has become the first person in Australia to enrage both the pro and anti-vaxx communities.
Plus, Chrissie Teigen wants you t
Australia feels more divided than ever, which was shown clearly over the weekend with Father’s Day celebrated across barricades on the QLD-NSW border. But will the snarking between state leaders create divides that will last beyond the pandemic
If you work in an office setting, WFH or not you’re probably still having many, many, many meetings. They’re a necessary evil. But have you ever wondered how you can appear smarter in meetings? Jessie has done some research and she shares it wi
Have you heard of 'The Shadow Pandemic'? Some people posting about it are concerned about the mental health of young people right now. Some are silent on the subject of vaccinations. Some are anti masks. The term itself has become incredibly l
Has being a female pop star in 2021 become unbearable? Three pop icons - Lorde, Billie Eilish, and Lizzo - have released new albums this month. They all paint a pretty dark picture of the damage caused by fame and the lengths they’ve had to go
Nevermind. It’s the name of a little record released by Nirvana in 1991...that would go on to become one of the highest-selling albums of all time. You will have seen the cover art before, a naked baby in a swimming pool, reaching towards a US
The kids are not alright and Mia is pufferfish-ing about it. This morning, the WA head of the Australian Medical Association described opening up the country (once 80 percent of adults are vaccinated) as "bordering on child abuse." But is that
“This groundhog day has to end." That was the message from Prime Minister Scott Morrison today, after a press conference where he slammed state leaders determined to pursue and maintain covid-zero. With the nation so divided, is ScoMo going to
Travis Barker, who you may know as the drummer from Blink 182, or Kourtney Kardashian’s boyfriend, has a fear of flying. It’s a fear he recently conquered after 13 years of avoiding planes, and it's got us reflecting on our own fears. How impor
Employers are on the brink of making a tough decision. Qantas Group is the latest business to announce mandatory vaccination for its employees. Is this the future for Australian workplaces?
Plus, Paulina Porizkova is the ageing supermodel we c
We noticed a shift in tone and messaging about Covid from our leaders over the weekend. Are we ready for what this change might mean? And will we ever see Donut Days again?
Plus, the lives of women and girls in Afghanistan have changed foreve
It’s one of the biggest stories in the world today, Britney Spears’s father Jamie will step down from his 13-year role as conservator of his daughter’s estate. So what does it mean, and what now for Britney?
Plus, amid dismal ratings, has the
What will our lives look like once most of us are vaccinated? It's a question on the minds of millions of Australians every day, in particular, those of us in lockdown. We are speaking with Washington DC-based journalist, Amelia Lester, about h
Trigger Warning: our first topic today discusses Child Sexual Abuse. If this brings up any issues for you you can reach out at any time to Lifeline on 13 11 14.
Does Scott Morrison need new friends? Yet again one of his “buddies” is making head
Today, Australia is pufferfish-ing. We’ve been patient. We’ve been resilient. We’ve been sad and we’ve been strong, but today? Today we are just really pissed off. So, we need to vent. The big and the small. It's what Australians need over the
Opposition leader Anthony Albanese has proposed a $300 cash bonus for vaccinated Australians. Meanwhile, New York City will soon implement a vaccine passport system, where people will have to show proof of vaccination to go to restaurants, gym
There were so many highlights at the Olympic Games over the weekend, with Emma McKeon sitting at the top of that list. The 27-year-old from Wollongong has been catapulted from 'highly respected swimmer' to celebrity/household name status. From
All we want to talk about is the Olympics. This week, work has really been getting in the way of our Olympic schedule. Swimming conflicting with meetings… it’s very stressful… If you've been in the same boat, Jessie has picked out all the momen
One of the most famous athletes in the world has made headlines everywhere, after pulling out of the women’s team gymnastics final in Tokyo. So why did Simone Biles quit?
Plus, the distraction we needed this week came in the form of a ridiculo
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