This is not an ambiguous comedy about pain and alienation; it’s an unambiguous comedy about pain and alienation.
As always, Crikey's prestigious end-of-year awards nominees are a mixed field of arsehats and heroes.
Right-wing pin-up boy Milo Yiannopoulos has been scandalised by an email leak, which, unless you're inclined to his brand of politics, is a delicious, early Christmas treat.
If the good ol' Chaser boys can't make it on the ABC, who can?
Til his last, Harry Leslie Smith was shouting from the abyss, reminding us just how much unnecessary suffering there had been, the filth and the hate of it.
Call him as “post-modern” or obscurantist as you like, Baudrillard, who died in 2007, sure left his signifying chain hanging around in the popular imagination.
The latest account of the Churchill fire complex and the man who started it is lyrical, assiduous and ultimately elusive.