Tom Hawking is Flavorwire's Deputy Editor. He's from Australia, has lived in NYC for five years, and once edited India's biggest music magazine. His work has appeared in the New York Times, the Guardian, Rolling Stone, VICE, the NME, the Quietus and various other outlets. He likes hearing new music, watching basketball, and sleeping. He lives in Brooklyn with an irascible cat named Kathleen Hanna.