#ChangePorn With Erika Lust

Presenting at TEDx Vienna, filmmaker Erika Lust opens her speech describing a scenario from a pornographic film: a blonde woman in a ‘skintight dress’ with ‘watermelon breasts’ is giving a well-endowed man a blowjob. He cums all over her face and she smiles. Why?

Westside Horizon by House of Cards

Recently we were lucky enough to grab a peak at the tunes that have been rattling House of Cards designer Ashiya Omundsen's speakers, in her Summer Designer Playlist. Now, the Brisbane based designer is ready to unleash her latest collection.

VOX POP: WHO WOULD YOU KNIGHT?

When professional imbecile and unfortunate leader of this country Tony Abbott announced his knighting of Prince Philip - a walking corpse with a penchant for insulting women and human intelligence - there was an understandable amount of public scrutiny.

Sugar Mountain

In 2015, Sugar Mountain Festival has truly hit its stride. Now in its fifth year and housed at its new venue of the VCA, Saturday came to life through the tightest curation of music and visual artists Melbourne has seen for a long time.

The Look: JANUARY 2015

Daniel Luxford shoots, Carlos Mangubat styles and Shella Martin grooms in the first 2015 edition of THE LOOK. The stars? It's photographer Gadir Rajab and our very own debut issue cover star Christina Dietz, modelling it up – and man do they do it well.

SPOOK IS A PROGESSIVE CULTURE MAGAZINE, PUBLISHING INNOVATIVE CONTENT IN THE REALMS OF FASHION, MUSIC, ART, FILM AND POLITICS.

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Verner + Slow Waves Store Launch

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Katy Hall ~ February 2nd, 2015

Fashion

SPOOK headed along to the official opening of Verner's flagship store in Mitchell House for a peek of the space, a sneak of their next collection and a look at Slow Waves transition from offline into the physical.

My Masturbation Education: Or Why We Need Better Sex Ed

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Cam Hassard ~ February 1st, 2015

Sex

Teenagers are experiencing puberty at younger ages than ever. Sex education is a crucial issue for schools and we have a long way to go. Cam Hassard wraps some latex around his own experiences of coming to terms with the birds and the bees - and the pleasures of hand love.

VOYEURS: Betty & Oswald At The Annandale

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Spook ~ February 1st, 2015

Voyeurs

Kicked off by the strong sounds of Amber Rae Slade, Thursday night saw Betty & Oswald - back from playing Woodford Festival - play a colourful set with their new band at The Annandale. Oh, yeah, and SPOOK was there.

Killer Summer Shoot: Westside Horizon by House of Cards

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Spook ~ January 31st, 2015

Fashion

Antwon inspires the latest collection from hip hop fanatic / rad Brisbane designer Ashiya Omundsen of House of Cards...

To Feel Ambivalent About Anyone, Do This

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Ellena Savage ~ January 30th, 2015

Culture

Two sarcastic people attempt to fall in love via the medium of a rigid formula touted by the New York Times. One of them reviews the experience. This is their story.

VOX POP: Who Would You Knight?

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Hannah Hawkins ~ January 30th, 2015

Culture

When Tony Abbott announced this week his knighting of Prince Philip there was an understandable amount of public scrutiny. So, we hit the streets to ask who you think should have received a knighting instead - if this weird outdated af tradition must prevail at all.

The Problem With Australia’s Classification System

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Addam Duke ~ January 29th, 2015

Culture

The Classification Board’s refusal to classify yet another game highlights the double standards applied to video games in Australia, writes Addam Duke

#ChangePorn With Erika Lust

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Garry Westmore ~ January 29th, 2015

Sex

Feminist. Filmmaker. Pornographer. Erika Lust wants to change porn and show you that adult films and feminism can co-exist.

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