Rap battle erupts on the Tablelands

By Paolo Zupp. DJ Momo of the Walkamin Cru (above) has laid down a challenge to his arch-rapper, TopiKufi of the Tolga Massif, to position his rhymes where his bottom doesn’t defecate. Many rap aficionados would claim that the golden era of Tablelands hiphop is long gone, having died in 2004 with the murder ofContinue reading “Rap battle erupts on the Tablelands”

Quaffers queue for quenching Quetza

By Paolo Zupp The first shipment of the Quetza range of Beers and Ales has arrived at Dan Murphy’s Smithfield, and lovers of the amber liquid are lining up outside to get their first taste. Herbert Wang (above), of Baja Roca Blanca, was one of the first to pick up a carton of the launchContinue reading “Quaffers queue for quenching Quetza”

The beer that ended a civilisation

By Paolo Zupp A team of scientists from William Bligh University (WBU), in conjunction with Mexico City’s Autonomous Metropolitan University (UAM), have successfully brewed a version of the pre-Hispanic corn beer that was favoured by the Aztec civilisation. It has been postulated by historians that the extreme predilection of Aztecs for Quetzalcoatl Bitter, as itContinue reading “The beer that ended a civilisation”