Helen RazerMay 8, 20146 Comments
Monica Lewinsky is not "breaking her silence" to "take back her narrative". She is not "just like us". She is not healing, she's just cashing in. And that's fine.
Helen RazerMay 1, 201410 Comments
By focusing so much on the medium, the ALP has proved itself to be completely devoid of message. A "Crikey"-style newsletter won't make much difference.
Helen RazerApr 24, 2014
TV is not real. Even good TV is not real. And Game of Thrones is certainly not real. So stop yelling about the morality of a crime committed in a fictional kingdom peopled by demons.
Helen RazerApr 17, 201410 Comments
The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge are in Sydney, and they will no doubt be on their blandest, most boringly dutiful behaviour. But that's not due to the dignity of their titles -- it's in opposition.
Helen RazerApr 10, 201416 Comments
Models are skinny. Who cares? Fashion's real victim is our rational minds, as it is patently and deliberately stupid twattery. To believe anything else is the real problem.
Helen RazerApr 3, 201412 Comments
Kurt Cobain perfectly embodied the '90s grunge and punk movement, a muffled voice of a quietly miserable generation. But his music has not aged well -- and neither have we.
Helen RazerMar 28, 2014
Modern philosopher and public intellectual Alain de Botton has some nuanced ideas about philosophy, but he doesn't understand the modern newsroom.
Helen RazerMar 27, 201430 Comments
Some Australians still think depression is not a disease. But who cares? Instead of trying to change their minds, let's change our policy and funding, and provide some proper treatment.
Helen RazerMar 20, 201418 Comments
Protests don't have to get media coverage to be successful -- if they help protesters feel like glorious revolutionaries, that's just fine.