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Tim McGarry in ‘Before The Meeting’ – Giving Addiction a Human Face

By Erin Modaro Actor and writer Tim McGarry is set to appear in the Australian premiere of Before The Meeting at the Seymour Centre in May, a raw and emotional play about the consequences of addiction on the human experience. The play follows the story of five characters before they attend an Alcoholics Anonymous meeting […]

Andy Irons: Kissed By God

During the opening moments of this documentary world champion surfer Andy Irons describes the feeling of catching his first wave as “like being kissed by god” and a feeling “you’re always chasing.” Sadly these two short comments are a dark premonition into Irons’ ultimate descent into darkness due to bipolar disorder and drug addiction. Andy […]

360

Whilst battling his own personal demons Australian rapper 360, aka Matt Colwell, thought he had “ruined” his career and relationships with fans. With his addiction and bipolar issues now conquered 360 has returned with a new record, Vintage Modern, which has been warmly received both critically and commercial. In 2014 it took 360 hitting rock […]

Pokies take their toll

BY ALEX EUGENE An eastern suburbs man has been arrested and charged for cheating three elderly people out of more than half a million dollars, which he allegedly used for gambling. The man, who pretended to be a financial adviser in order to nab the victims’ life savings, is said to have stolen a total […]