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No one dunnit: Australia’s greatest art forgery was … a fake.

No one dunnit: Australia’s greatest art forgery was … a fake.

Angus SmithApr 28, 20172 Comments

A jury’s verdict overturned, a Crown case in shambles and two men convicted of forging and selling Brett Whiteley paintings set free. There is a book in the works, and no doubt a movie will follow - freelance journalist Angus Smith explains what went wrong.

Rundle: Still Lucky an overly optimistic look at a very atomised and melancholy Australia

Rundle: Still Lucky an overly optimistic look at a very atomised and melancholy Australia

Guy RundleApr 13, 20179 Comments

Politics is a series of kludges in which the unintended consequences pile up until the machine is silted to stasis, and we have to dig it out and start again.

Funky see, funky do: the story behind the most sampled drummer break in history

Funky see, funky do: the story behind the most sampled drummer break in history

Charlie LewisApr 7, 20175 Comments

The complicated legacy of a modestly remunerated session musician who changed pop music forever.

Not a single female author in Australia worthy of ABR's gender fellowship

Not a single female author in Australia worthy of ABR's gender fellowship

Ben ElthamMar 10, 20173 Comments

Literary journal ABR advertised for a ‘gender fellowship’. But when the applications came in, none were deemed good enough.

EXCLUSIVE: Extract of Milo Yiannopoulos' unpublished book

EXCLUSIVE: Extract of Milo Yiannopoulos' unpublished book

CrikeyFeb 22, 201713 Comments

Simon and Schuster has cancelled Milo Yiannopoulos' book contract for the crime of using "imprecise language". But satirist Ben Pobjie found an early manuscript of the memoir, and we have decided to publish an extract here.

Another $9m secretly slashed from Australia Council

Another $9m secretly slashed from Australia Council

Ben ElthamFeb 10, 20174 Comments

The government has taken another $9.2 million from the Australia Council, without any notice. The council decided at a board meeting to draw down $10 million from its own reserves.

Is this the end of film critics?

Is this the end of film critics?

Anders FurzeFeb 8, 20173 Comments

The last two salaried, full-time film reviewers standing are believed to be Jason Di Rosso at the ABC and Leigh Paatsch at the Herald Sun, writes journalist at The Citizen Anders Furze.

Razer: why mid-range supermarkets play Coldplay

Razer: why mid-range supermarkets play Coldplay

Helen RazerJan 27, 201723 Comments

"What music makes you feel sad enough to want a chocolate but not to actually kill yourself?"

'Another day in paradise': Ben Quilty opens Myuran Sukumaran's posthumous art exhibition

'Another day in paradise': Ben Quilty opens Myuran Sukumaran's posthumous art exhibition

Ben Neutze Jan 13, 2017

Almost two years after Sukumaran’s death, Quilty is opening an exhibition featuring more than 100 of Sukumaran’s works, writes Daily Review journalist Ben Neutze

Guy Rundle's Christmas carols to fill you with yuletide cheer

Guy Rundle's Christmas carols to fill you with yuletide cheer

Guy RundleDec 23, 20165 Comments

A very Crikey Christmas.

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