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Donny Cates to Have More Fun as a Blond on Australian Tour

Donny Cates to Have More Fun as a Blond on Australian Tour

Global entertainment superstar Donny Cates unveiled a stunning new hair color on Twitter Wednesday. The Marvel Comics writer recently asked fans to help decide whether he should cut his hair or grow it out, with 54% of fans voting for a long-haired Cates. I’m at a crossroads with my hair. It’s in that weird, impossible […]

Deadpool Applies for Australian Citizenship in Deadpool #14 (Preview)

Deadpool Applies for Australian Citizenship in Deadpool #14 (Preview)

In next week’s Deadpool #14, the Merc with a Mouth makes a shocking change that will rock the Deadpool universe to its core! It looks like Deadpool is giving up his Canadian heritage to become… an Australian? At least, that seems to be Wade’s intention in this preview, though his new Australian teammates seem to […]

Injustice: Gods Amongst Us Comic Used to Smuggle Crystal Meth into Australia

DC Comics Used to Smuggle Crystal Meth into Australia

Australian comic book writer Tom Taylor wrote the successful line of comic books loosely based on the DC Comics game Injustice: Gods Among Us for many years. So maybe he might feel a small sense of pride at this one. As reported by local news station ABC, police have shut down a drug smuggling operation […]


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Fortnite Streamer Arrested For Alleged Domestic Abuse During Stream

Over the weekend, a Fortnite clip went viral on social media after footage was shown of a streamer allegedly abusing his girlfriend off-camera. Today, police have arrested the 26-year-old Australian Twitch streamer known as MrDeadMoth (name withheld by officials) on charges of domestic abuse. The video itself is disturbing so we have decided not to link […]

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Australian Senate Advises a “Comprehensive Review” of Loot Boxes

The latest country to put loot boxes and microtransactions on blast and question their existence this week is Australia. The Australian Senate Environment and Communications References Committee delivered a report looking into loot boxes called “Gaming micro-transactions for chance-based items“, which did an in-depth study into the issue and their findings are less than promising toward […]

Netflix Unveils Tidelands For Those Who Feel ‘Siren’ Isn’t Australian Enough

Fans of Freeform’s Siren from Eric Wald and Dean White may not have realized it before, but it looks like Bristol Cove isn’t that far from Orphelin Bay, the Australian fishing village setting for Netflix‘s familar-sounding new drama Tidelands. Set to premiere on the streaming service on December 14, Tidelands follows Charlotte Best‘s (Home & Away, Puberty Blues) Cal McTeer, returning […]


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Struberville: Consequences of Isolation, a Haunting, Sorrowful True Crime Story [Book Review]

Struberville: Consequences of Isolation is Monte Dwyer’s Independent Publishers Book Award-winning novel about the true-crime murder of Bruce Schuler. Bruce went hunting for gold in the Australian outback with his friends, expecting a weekend of prospecting and enjoying the company of his friends. While they returned home with tales of terror… he never did, unwillingly […]

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Russell Crowe is Holding an Auction via Sotheby’s Called “The Art of Divorce”

You know you’ve always wanted to own a piece of Hollywood, and Russell Crowe‘s “The Art of Divorce” auction through Sotheby’s Australia might just be your chance. The Oscar-winning actor is going through the last steps in finalizing a divorce from almost-former-wife Danielle Spencer. Crowe has said this auction is to “create some space for the future” […]

Ultimate Beastmaster: WWE Alum C.M. Punk Co-Hosting Season 3

Netflix is set to unleash a third season of international reality competition series Ultimate Beastmaster; with the next round featuring more than 100 contestants from nine countries and a number of well-known names such as MMA fighter/professional wrestler C.M. Punk stepping in to help Tiki Barber and Anderson Silva with hosting responsibilities. But with the renewal […]

Space Chickens in Space Set to Engage in Some Animated “Fowl Play”

Move over “Pigs in Space”, because you have some stiff competition in the whole space-faring animals category. British production company CAKE, Australia’s Studio Moshi, Mexico’s Ánima and Ireland’s Gingerbread Animation are teaming-up on new children’s animated comedy series Space Chickens in Space. Created by José C. García de Letona and Rita Street, with Jordan Gaucher serving […]

Paramount TV, Anonymous Bringing Epic Novel ‘Shantaram’ to Series

After an extended bidding war for adaptation rights, Anonymous Content and Paramount TV are set to bring Gregory David Roberts‘s sprawling 2004 novel Shantaram to series television. Anonymous Content’s Nicole Clemens and Steve Golin are set to executive produce alongside Andrea Barron; with the deal also including series adaptation rights to Robert’s sequel novel The Mountain Shadow. In […]

Picnic at Hanging Rock: BBC Nabs U.K. Rights to Natalie Dormer Series

Following up on news that Amazon has acquired the U.S. streaming rights to the crime thriller, the BBC has acquired Natalie Dormer-led Picnic at Hanging Rock from FremantleMedia. A re-imagining of Joan Lindsay’s classic 1967 Australian novel, the series is directed by Larysa Kondracki (The Whistleblower), Michael Rymer and Amanda Brotchie; from a script by Alice Addison. Picnic at […]

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Did An Australian TV Host Drop A Major Thor: Ragnarok Spoiler?

When a studio (like Marvel Studios) has the cast of an upcoming film out on the road for press tours, there’s usually two basic levels of concern at play. The first usually results from loopy exhaustion, where the stars are so burnt out from being asked the same questions over and over again that they […]


Removing Wolverine From The Australian NRL

Last year, the Australian National Ruby League issued some of the team shirts in Marvel Super Heroes variants. Thr, Wolverine, Captain America, Iron Man and Hulk. [youtube]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DmGIq9HHrNQ[/youtube] Well they are doing it again this year. But dropping Wolverine… And adding Daredevil, Spider-Man and War Machine. Bleeding Cool has been commenting for some time on the […]

What Happens When A Car Drives Into A Comic Shop

Yesterday afternoon, an elderly woman drove her car into the West Melbourne comic book store Famous Faces & Funnies. She crushed their two glass front doors and went into their front counter. According to the store, it was an accelerator/brakes pad mixup in the disabled parking bay outside the store, and podcaster Shaun Cobble was […]

Ricky Gervais’ Ad For Australian Netflix Is Brilliant

Comedian Ricky Gervais was asked to do a commercial for Australian Netflix and has put together what might be either the most truthful or most lazy ad spot ever. Netflix is new to the country along with two other VOD services that just started up in the last few months. This is perfect timing for […]