Josh Withers' blog

02 Dec 2021

I find it interesting that this important research of 60,000 Australians released as a YouTube video has only been watched 154 times. It’s fascinating data on Australian consumers trust, and also separately, distrust of Australian brands, companies, and industries.

02 Dec 2021

Southern Gold Coasters wondering what’s happening at the old Pizza Hut beachside pavilion, it’s called Siblings, and I’ve been documenting the build.

30 Nov 2021

“Ninety-nine percent of who you are is invisible and untouchable.”

– Buckminster Fuller

30 Nov 2021

My 2020-2030 prediction

A friend, hi Andy, was talking about business and investment opportunities in the coming years. I blurted this out as a ...
30 Nov 2021

Thought I’d share something I’m proud of today: I’ve consolidated all of our family’s brands and business ventures under the one website/domain name: withers.co

30 Nov 2021

You’re Probably Not Late

From David Perell’s Monday Musings email: Whenever you find yourself thinking you’re late to a new technological ...
30 Nov 2021

We’re proud to announce that we’re expecting. Santa that is. We’re expecting Santa.

I also told Luna this week that Santa’s not alive any more, but people dress up like him … soooo I’m a great person.

30 Nov 2021

I don’t know who needs to hear this, but we don’t use whisky stones, save your money

28 Nov 2021

Epidemiologists: Omicron’s not a big deal guys. News media: NEW FLESH, LET’S GO BABY!

28 Nov 2021

1859 or 2021?

“It was the best of times, it was the worst of times, it was the age of wisdom, it was the age of foolishness, it was the epoch of belief, it was the epoch of incredulity, it was the season of light, it was the season of darkness…”

28 Nov 2021

Finally, ScoMo will keep me safe from you all.

28 Nov 2021

We’ll that’s the last time I try to rent a hit man through RentAHitman.com, the guy behind it just forwards all the enquiries to the police and they aren’t proper hitmen. shout out to all the hitladies that also feel excluded.

26 Nov 2021

Business idea: drone birth photography.

26 Nov 2021

Britt: You’re not going to be able to get the cactus inside once you’ve repotted it. Me: Trust me honey, I’ve got this. Narrator: And yet he did not have “this.”

26 Nov 2021

Got fizzy photographs // documented the build of Hard Fizz’s first home here on the Gold Coast.

25 Nov 2021

#toiletsofthegoldcoast #hardfizzhq

25 Nov 2021

My secret superpower is telling people that the lyrics in the chorus of George Ezra’s Budapest are “I’d leave it all”.

Welcome to the Withers Cinematic Universe.

25 Nov 2021

What’s the @qldpolice definition of illegal littering?

Because every week a kid drives past my house and throws this rubbish on my driveway.

And is it the driver littering, their employer, or @woolworths, @TAFEQld, @bunnings, @JBHiFi and co?

24 Nov 2021

I’m on a conference call right now with Dally Messenger and other leaders of the celebrant community with the Attorney-General’s office, and he’s made a big claim: That people who aren’t Australian First Nations, or Jewish or other religions, don’t have a culture. Thoughts?

24 Nov 2021
24 Nov 2021

A tale of two burghers

23 Nov 2021

One of the best things about working in the wedding industry through Covid is that I’ve finally become the disappointment my step-mother said I was. #kickinggoals

22 Nov 2021

My three most embarrassing celebrity interview stories

You’ve probably heard about Seven’s Matt Doran’s not listening to Adele’s new album before interviewing her. Classic “yo...
21 Nov 2021

"More evidence suggests that nature does something essential for our mental health"

“More evidence suggests that nature does something essential for our mental health. Specifically, we have learned...
20 Nov 2021

I turn 40 in a few weeks. There was a time where I never believed I’d make it past 21 as I saw friends and people around me dropping like flies.

Between 21 and 39 I mostly felt immortal.

But for the past year all I have thought about is what will happen to my blog when I die.