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Ħamrun was a mistake, wasn’t it?
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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
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The Skinny | No 93 – Heatwave Over Grey

The Skinny | No 93 – Heatwave Over Grey

Oranges instead of lemons? Shame! Whatever happened to 40K lumi?
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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
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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
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The Skinny | No 90 – Tried for Treachery

The Skinny | No 90 – Tried for Treachery

Tree murder? Ah well, ERA. Never mind. Thanks for trying, I guess
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The Skinny | No 89 – Massacre for Modernity

The Skinny | No 89 – Massacre for Modernity

Banning DJs is just another case of technocratic, on-paper logic gone haywire

The Skinny | No 88 – No Island For Summer Events

The Skinny | No 88 – No Island For Summer Events

Epileptic hot pink is more insulting than any amount of flesh on display

The Skinny | No 87 – The Hot Pink Cloak of Destiny

The Skinny | No 87 – The Hot Pink Cloak of Destiny

A gammon shortage will leave gammon-lovers hungry, but we are not all gammon-lovers, are we?

The Skinny | No 86 – No Country for UK Tourists

The Skinny | No 86 – No Country for UK Tourists

Look to the Planning Authority for pure business IQ in action

The Skinny | No 85 – Portrait of the Artist With No Business IQ

The Skinny | No 85 – Portrait of the Artist With No...

Those who don’t like the passport scheme should go back to their country. No, wait...

The Skinny | No 84 – From Golden Passport to Golden Shower

The Skinny | No 84 – From Golden Passport to Golden...

Let’s face it: Floren played the Malta-Monopoly game and won like a true girlboss

The Skinny | No 83 – The Floren Meme Machine

The Skinny | No 83 – The Floren Meme Machine

Keep the pink flamingos mural, but paint an adjoining flamingo graveyard mural...

The Skinny | No 82 – The Munxar Pink Flamingo-gate (or wall)

The Skinny | No 82 – The Munxar Pink...

Let he who is without spliffs now finally be allowed to get stoned

The Skinny | No 81 – Curing It All With Some Reefer Madness

The Skinny | No 81 – Curing It All With Some Reefer...

Just pave Malta into one large tunnel-road to Sicily, already...

The Skinny | No 80 – The Unbearable Lightness of Ian Borg

The Skinny | No 80 – The Unbearable Lightness of Ian...

Who the hell drinks milk at the office, anyway?

The Skinny | No 79 – Malta Misogyny and the Online Boomer Problem 

The Skinny | No 79 – Malta Misogyny and the Online...

Against all hope, let’s all hope that bars are declared the ONLY essential service in the land

The Skinny • No 78 – Lockdown Anniversary Celebrations

The Skinny • No 78 – Lockdown Anniversary...

For balance, I propose a conference on National Disunity

The Skinny • No 77 – The President’s National Unity Conference

The Skinny • No 77 – The President’s...