Apr 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.
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.
Charlie LewisApr 7, 20175 Comments
The complicated legacy of a modestly remunerated session musician who changed pop music forever.
Ben ElthamMar 10, 20173 Comments
Literary journal ABR advertised for a ‘gender fellowship’. But when the applications came in, none were deemed good enough.
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.
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.
Feb 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.
Helen RazerJan 27, 201723 Comments
"What music makes you feel sad enough to want a chocolate but not to actually kill yourself?"
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 RundleDec 23, 20165 Comments
A very Crikey Christmas.