From Eddie McGuire to a "feral" fan base, Collingwood is a spectre that haunts the Australian football imagination. But there's more to this hatred than it may seem.
This was a work that busted open the detective genre and signalled a new direction in the evolution of literature. Does it matter what its creator says?
Critics who have come to praise the Coen brothers' The Big Lebowski are victims of cult followers' persistence, psycho-semiotic babble and zealotry.
Ray Lawrence's Bliss certainly caused a stir at its release, but did it ever get the credit it deserves in the canon of Australian film?
William Faulkner's The Sound and The Fury was originally published to little fanfare. There was a reason for that.