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My name is Bernard and I’m a M*A*S*H addict

My name is Bernard and I’m a M*A*S*H addict

Bernard KeaneDec 2, 20165 Comments

One of the dominant TV series of the '70s, M*A*S*H had a core theme of white male privilege, but it got more complicated as the show aged.

Do pill-testing kits encourage illegal drug use?

Do pill-testing kits encourage illegal drug use?

Tamsin RoseNov 29, 20168 Comments

With summer music season upon us, the debate around pill testing has been revived. Should drug users be able to tell if they are consuming what they think they are, or does pill testing encourage drug use? Crikey intern Tamsin Rose reports.

Some friendly advice to Tony Abbott on writing his next book

Some friendly advice to Tony Abbott on writing his next book

Irfan YusufNov 24, 20161 Comment

Take it from a Muslim, Tony, you need to come to terms with gay marriage.

Rundle: without arrogance, or even temper, Leonard Cohen summoned transcendence

Rundle: without arrogance, or even temper, Leonard Cohen summoned transcendence

Guy RundleNov 14, 201611 Comments

His voice was not suited to the times, at first; soon, the times remade themselves for his voice.

Are the 'fake' Brett Whiteleys genuine after all?

Are the 'fake' Brett Whiteleys genuine after all?

Angus SmithNov 7, 20161 Comment

A jury found an art conservator and an art dealer guilty of forging Brett Whiteley paintings. But the judge in the case seems to think they might be genuine after all. Freelance journalist Angus Smith reports.

Govt wants to prop up opera while small arts companies sing the blues

Govt wants to prop up opera while small arts companies sing the blues

Ben ElthamOct 26, 20166 Comments

The government wants to bail out Australia's large opera companies. But small-to-medium companies suffering under funding cuts are not happy.

Build the wall ... and make it bright pink

Build the wall ... and make it bright pink

CrikeyOct 21, 20161 Comment

If Donald is going to build a wall, at least make it an attractive one.

Bob Dylan should not have won a Nobel Prize for literature

Bob Dylan should not have won a Nobel Prize for literature

W H ChongOct 20, 20166 Comments

If the Nobel committee wants to give out a prize for music, they need to create a category for music. Dylan's lyrics alone do not deserve a literature prize.

James Paterson’s sledge of Pollock painting is jingoistic dog-whistling -- and it's wrong

James Paterson’s sledge of Pollock painting is jingoistic dog-whistling -- and it's wrong

Ben ElthamOct 7, 201620 Comments

Senator James Paterson says the Australian government should sell Jackson Pollock's Blue Poles. But it would mean selling more than a canvas.

'It's a hoax': Banksy's publicist denounces Hosier Lane artwork

'It's a hoax': Banksy's publicist denounces Hosier Lane artwork

Myriam RobinOct 6, 20162 Comments

The fresh Banksy on Hosier Lane is "blatant publicity" for an unauthorised show, according to the artist's publicist.

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