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.

November, 2014

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Razer: Taylor Swift’s new album exudes perky gasps of icy nothingness

, Nov 04, 2014

1989 is an ahistorical, destructive pastiche of a time Taylor Swift doesn't properly appreciate. Here's why ...
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Razer’s Class Warfare: Hollaback, sweary princesses and a history of selling feminism

, Oct 30, 2014

Hollaback has "exposed" the street harassment a woman faces in New York in order to sell T-shirts. This is not a revolution, it is capitalism at its most base.
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Razer: Russell Brand is just Jacqui Lambie with great abs

, Oct 28, 2014

Yes, Russell Brand is a sexpot. But he knows bupkis about politics, economics or any number of things that are necessary to effectively govern.
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Razer’s Class Warfare: baby, you weren’t born this way

, Oct 23, 2014

The real problem with Mia Freedman's statement on The Project was not that she mentioned homosexuality and paedophilia in the same sentence. The real problem is she said homosexuality was an innate characteristic, which it is not.
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Razer’s Class Warfare: Clooney/Alamuddin name discussion is a load of wank

, Oct 16, 2014

Amal Alamuddin changing her name to Clooney is not a feminist discussion. It's stupid celebrity gossip, and we need to move on.
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Razer: mentally ill need adequate services, not a feel-good ABC campaign

, Oct 14, 2014

The ABC's Mental As campaign made some celebrities feel very nice about themselves, but there was not a whisper about the inadequate healthcare to treat mental illness.
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Razer’s Class Warfare: pssst, Labor, even racists are on Facebook

, Oct 09, 2014

Labor used to "get" the internet more than the Coalition did. But now its social media presence is full of nice feels, while in parliament it votes for bombings and mass imprisonment.
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Razer and Ben Affleck take on the atheists

, Oct 08, 2014

ATT: Dawkins, Maher and Harris -- you've ignored the true locus of evil unreason, and you probably need to go away and learn how to think.
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Razer’s Class Warfare: on loving boobs ironically

, Oct 02, 2014

We abhor strip clubs but love burlesque, denounce the Legends (read: lingerie) Football League but watch equally scantily clad ladies play roller derby. We still want to masturbate to naked women, but now there is a mocking panache.
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Razer’s Class Warfare: like Emma Watson, downvote Lambie, and make yourself feel better

, Sep 25, 2014

Yes, Jacqui Lambie made a dick of herself. But spilling thousands of pixels on the matter is helping precisely no one.