February 19, 2015 13 Comments
The definition of "child pornography", like the definition of "metadata" seems very elastic. And the government's new data retention proposals will ensnare devotees of The Simpsons, not child rapists.
February 13, 2015
Disappointingly, the new film is not as terrible as everyone had hoped.
February 12, 2015 15 Comments
Despite Bolt's bile, Abbott has only one person to blame for his government's ongoing strife -- himself.
February 5, 2015 16 Comments
Don't fall for the label on the can -- no matter who's in charge, the Liberal Party's unjust equations will hurt us all.
January 29, 2015 8 Comments
Gawker suggests Rupert Murdoch may tweet while drunk. But Helen Razer thinks there may be a more poetic explanation ...
January 21, 2015
The true value of the imperfect, sometimes-amateurish Triple J is that it provides young Australians with a platform from which to critique confusing orthodoxies in the culture industry.
January 15, 2015 9 Comments
It's not that traditional media have grown more racist or sexist, it's just all they can afford to print.
January 14, 2015
Staying up all night bingeing on Breaking Bad hasn't just changed the way we watch TV, but the TV we watch.
January 9, 2015
Though satire has a rich history in Western culture, it does not win wars. And to believe that Charlie Hebdo was attacked simply for its irreverence is tragically myopic.
January 8, 2015 12 Comments
Men can no longer escape the harsh judgement of our intensely visual age. So how well are the boys adjusting to the critical gaze women have endured for so long?