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The Skinny Looking forward to Hate Island hitting our screens thanks to BA impartiality rules
The Skinny Nothing says true machismo like gunning down Turtle Dove with impunity
The Skinny | No 165 - The Hunter-Guardian Letdown
These students can’t appreciate a fully immersive crash(!) course when they see it!
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No 164 - Parking Protest for the Pupils 

No 164 - Parking Protest for the Pupils 

Does the country really need a three-to-six hour quasi-monologue from Franco Debono?
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The Skinny | No 162 - Frankie and Jon Play Hard to Get  

The Skinny | No 162 - Frankie and Jon Play Hard to...

The PN’s metaphoric battering ram seems to be made of half-frozen Prinjolata leftovers from carnivals past
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The Skinny | No 162 – Malta’s Bumbling Opposition Block

The Skinny | No 162 – Malta’s Bumbling...

Hypogeum escape room? Filfla boutique hotel with shooting range? Everything’s possible at the PA
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The Skinny | No 161 – The Sheep Hotel on ODZ

The Skinny | No 161 – The Sheep Hotel on ODZ

Fresher’s was always a commercial hell-hole. Fair play for making students look like shallow, hungry lemmings
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The Skinny | No 160 - Cash Bubble Campus Bonanza

The Skinny | No 160 - Cash Bubble Campus Bonanza

EU suing Malta over passport sales? Insufferably buttoned-up is their hard-won brand!
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The Skinny | No 159 – The Passports Pastizzi Yard Sale Conundrum

The Skinny | No 159 – The Passports Pastizzi Yard...

I think we should all do the decent thing and clear out of the island for summer

The Skinny | No 158 – Five Million Tourists, Please!

The Skinny | No 158 – Five Million Tourists, Please!

Like cockroaches, Peppa Pig and its ilk are insidious messengers for the outside world

The Skinny | No 157 – Attack of the Lesbian Polar Bears

The Skinny | No 157 – Attack of the Lesbian Polar...

Now’s the time to turn the Gwardamangia residence into a morbid Madame Tussaud’s experience

The Skinny | No 156 – The Mourning Royalists Internationale

The Skinny | No 156 – The Mourning Royalists...

Wasn’t there a crackdown on ill-begotten drivers’ licences back in the early 2000s?

The Skinny | No 155 – Shut Up and Drive

The Skinny | No 155 – Shut Up and Drive

Slavish support for local MP got me a job. Did the pencil-pushing suckers at Tal-Qroqq get the memo?

The Skinny | No 154 – We Don’t Need No Education, Apparently

The Skinny | No 154 – We Don’t Need No...

The Maltese malaise of selective moral blindness

The Skinny | No 153 – The Unsinnable Saints

The Skinny | No 153 – The Unsinnable Saints

Embrace the madness: Congrats, you’ve cracked the Maltese electorate coping code

The Skinny | No 152 – Dense and Sweaty

The Skinny | No 152 – Dense and Sweaty

Malta a black market dino mecca? The inspiration has to come from somewhere

The Skinny | No 151 – The Dinosaurs Ate My Accounts!

The Skinny | No 151 – The Dinosaurs Ate My Accounts!

To be fair, I wouldn’t mind skiving work to visit Birmingham

The Skinny | No 150 – Bunburying in Birmingham

The Skinny | No 150 – Bunburying in Birmingham

Self-cleaning Blue Lagoon? The Ġaħan-army might save us from climate change

The Skinny | No 149 – The Self-Cleaning Blue Lagoon

The Skinny | No 149 – The Self-Cleaning Blue Lagoon

I laughed when the festa was blocked by the al fresco tables. Sue me

The Skinny | No 148 – Summer fun in Malta & Gozo

The Skinny | No 148 – Summer fun in Malta & Gozo

Hare-brained platitudes blowing up in a politician’s face will never not be funny

The Skinny | No 147 – The Capital’s Punishments

The Skinny | No 147 – The Capital’s Punishments