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Helen Razer

Writer and broadcaster

Helen Razer — Writer and broadcaster

Helen Razer is a writer whose work appears in The Saturday Paper, Daily Review, SBS Online and Frankie. She has previously worked as a columnist for The Age and The Australian and as a broadcaster for ABC radio.

Why we should expect less from Marie Kondo

Why we should expect less from Marie Kondo

No, the cult tidying expert's method won't save you but it is a salve for a hopelessly chaotic mind.

An analytical enema on detox diets

An analytical enema on detox diets

Welcome to For Your Information. Today, Helen figures out if detox diets are a load of old milk thistle.

Lord, Byron, what a town!

Lord, Byron, what a town!

Welcome to For Your Information. Today, Helen throws a shaka at Byron Bay.

The problem with end-of-year lists (and Netflix specials)

The problem with end-of-year lists (and Netflix specials)

The real heroes of our year are elaborating the language of Black Power and standing up to the 'logic' of neoliberalism.

Cryonics: a freeze is coming!

Cryonics: a freeze is coming!

Welcome to For Your Information. Today, Helen breaks the ice with cryonics.

Sorry to Bother You lacks subtlety, but that's not a bad thing

Sorry to Bother You lacks subtlety, but that's not a bad thing

This is not an ambiguous comedy about pain and alienation; it’s an unambiguous comedy about pain and alienation.

How Scott Morrison made at least seven blunders in one sentence

How Scott Morrison made at least seven blunders in one sentence

It's been two weeks since Scott Morrison told off the school kids of Australia, but its effects will be felt for a long time yet.

Bringing interviews in for questioning

Bringing interviews in for questioning

Welcome to For Your Information, where Helen Razer explains a topic of global, local or, occasionally, no significance. Today, Helen asks some tough questions of job interviews.

No, Julia Banks is not a saviour for women, or anybody

No, Julia Banks is not a saviour for women, or anybody

As Julia Banks and so many other politicians have shown, one can be simultaneously female and not much chop.

As easy as S-E-X

As easy as S-E-X

Welcome to For Your Information. This week, Helen Razer urges us to practise safe sex education.