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The Skinny A lot of people live with unprocessed resentment for women due to a myriad factors
The Skinny So I told God... “Sha-la-ka-ta-bosi-tokasi-to-malaaaammaaatoma. Hallelujah!”
Happy New Year to our readers, children, wives, mistresses, toyboys and digital life-assistants
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The Skinny | No. 120 – Death to 2021

The Skinny | No. 120 – Death to 2021

Nobody resigns in Malta. Three stacked together is a Christmas miracle
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The Skinny | No 119 – Christmas Collapse at Mile End

The Skinny | No 119 – Christmas Collapse at Mile End

Gonzi getting HIGH and mighty over cannabis is a tactical error par excellence
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The Skinny | No 118 – Gonzi vs Ganja

The Skinny | No 118 – Gonzi vs Ganja

If I can’t breath fresh air at Majjistral, maybe Christmas isn’t worth saving after all
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The Skinny | No 117 – Masks in the Countryside

The Skinny | No 117 – Masks in the Countryside

Butthurt over ‘Christmas’ usurping Saturnalia. Dalli sure won’t get MY vote
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The Skinny | No 116 – The One Where Helena Dalli Killed Christmas

The Skinny | No 116 – The One Where Helena Dalli...

Watery clickbait has indeed never been this wholesome
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The Skinny | No 115 – Rain Wracked Rock

The Skinny | No 115 – Rain Wracked Rock

As long as some juice leeches off into the island’s elite, Malta is happy to be leeched...

The Skinny | No 114 – Stripping for SiGMA

The Skinny | No 114 – Stripping for SiGMA

The PN’s ‘broad church’ is surely not friendly to broads…

The Skinny | No 113 – No Abortion, No Cry

The Skinny | No 113 – No Abortion, No Cry

Why do filmmakers complain about budgets? All we care about is on TikTok these days

The Skinny | No 112 – Malta Film Awards

The Skinny | No 112 – Malta Film Awards

They will never take our fetishistic desire to scream ‘Prosit Ministru’!

No. 111 – Spendin’ Most of Our Lives, Livin’ in a Rentseeker’s Paradise

No. 111 – Spendin’ Most of Our Lives,...

About that Spraggan incident: most waiters at trendy Valletta restaurants aren’t Maltese, sooo…

No 110 – LGBTIQ Tourists Welcome (Kinda)!

No 110 – LGBTIQ Tourists Welcome (Kinda)!

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 | No 109 – Free Public Transport for All!

E-scooters are some sort of ‘tech-bro’ solution to Malta’s traffic problem, right?

The Skinny | No 108 – E-Scooter racing

The Skinny | No 108 – E-Scooter racing

How about an eco-tax for cars with ‘#RespectMotorsport’ stickers?

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

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’

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

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?

The Skinny | No 103 – Marsa, Capital of Culture

The Skinny | No 103 – Marsa, Capital of Culture