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The Skinny Cost was never really the main deterrent for the public to hop on a bus
The Skinny | No 109 – Free Public Transport for All!
The Skinny E-scooters are some sort of ‘tech-bro’ solution to Malta’s traffic problem, right?
How about an eco-tax for cars with ‘#RespectMotorsport’ stickers?
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The Skinny | No 107 – Racing For That Vote

The Skinny | No 107 – Racing For That Vote

Showboating is a bad look for anyone undergoing such activism
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The Skinny | No 106 – Delia vs Muscat, Round Two

The Skinny | No 106 – Delia vs Muscat, Round Two

Ian Borg is the ultimate rebuttal to ‘okay boomer’
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The Skinny | No 105 – Getting Things Done

The Skinny | No 105 – Getting Things Done

We’re all allowed to have a chuckle at Mark Camilleri being replaced by Mark Camilleri
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No 104 – Invasion of the Body Snatchers at the Book Council

No 104 – Invasion of the Body Snatchers at the Book...

Malta’s ‘capital of culture’ track record was spotty at best. What happens when we’re left to our own devices?
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The Skinny | No 103 – Marsa, Capital of Culture

The Skinny | No 103 – Marsa, Capital of Culture

Oh look: the victim of an evil PN local plan gets ready to steamroll over the rest of us
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The Skinny | No 102 – The 2006 Local Plans

The Skinny | No 102 – The 2006 Local Plans

Tell me you didn’t just picture Muscat dancing to Donna Summer’s ‘I Feel Love’

The Skinny | No 101 – Joseph Muscat Feels The People’s Love

The Skinny | No 101 – Joseph Muscat Feels The...

Rude words in public? Give me that over chatty WhatsApp exchanges with murder suspects any day

The Skinny | No 100 – Chairman of Dissent Takes a Bow

The Skinny | No 100 – Chairman of Dissent Takes a Bow

One wonders when Labour’s soul-searching on the Yorgen bromance will begin

No 99 – Ġaħan Laburist: Billboard Wars Edition

No 99 – Ġaħan Laburist: Billboard Wars Edition

Gaħan laburist? This is all just locker room talk, surely...

The Skinny | No 98 – Gaħan Goes Voting

The Skinny | No 98 – Gaħan Goes Voting

Science scepticism is boring ‘cos it only goes halfway

The Skinny | No 97 – Freedom Fetishists, Unite!

The Skinny | No 97 – Freedom Fetishists, Unite!

Whatever it takes to prevent Bernard Grech dancing on TikTok is a good thing

The Skinny | No 96 – Peregin’s PN Pilgrimage

The Skinny | No 96 – Peregin’s PN...

You either want a complete ‘warts and all’ portrait, or you don’t. Malta’s historical narrative has existed in hagiography mode for far too long
Ħamrun was a mistake, wasn’t it?

The Skinny | No 94 – Hardly Spartan Behaviour

The Skinny | No 94 – Hardly Spartan Behaviour

Dig a hole and stay cool. Pray too, if you want to

The Skinny | No 93 – Heatwave Over Grey

The Skinny | No 93 – Heatwave Over Grey

Oranges instead of lemons? Shame! Whatever happened to 40K lumi?

The Skinny | No. 92 – Oranges Are Not The Only Electoral Ploy

The Skinny | No. 92 – Oranges Are Not The Only...

It’s so exhausting for Malta being the best and waiting for the world to realise

The Skinny | No 91 – Best in the World

The Skinny | No 91 – Best in the World

Jason Micallef: a fascinating glimpse into the partisan brain in extremis

The Skinny | No 90 – Tried for Treachery

The Skinny | No 90 – Tried for Treachery