January 15, 2018 31
WikiLeaks' mission of speaking truth to power seems to have turned into something much more petty and vindictive.
January 8, 2018 12
Is there room within Michael Wolff's "exceptional storytelling" for, ya know, actual journalism?
December 20, 2017 3
Remember Cat Person? This is like that, but for Christmas.
December 8, 2017 4
Publisher Sandy Grant was caught a bit off guard when he found himself fictionalised in Flanagan’s new book, First Person.
December 5, 2017 2
"Writers don’t tend to hang out together. In fact, they repel each other. How can writers sit in a room together?"
November 30, 2017 4
It's not every day that an innocuous political biography will endeavor to keep its author anonymous, even if it is just by accident.
October 25, 2017
Ahead of the spring racing carnival Titus O'Reily, Australia's least insightful sports writer, looks back on some of horseracing's most elaborate and/or idiotic scams.
October 12, 2017 29
The first two are essentially quick-fix drugs or peppy self-help. Only the third has the power to heal and instruct over the long term.
October 11, 2017 34
David Leyonhjelm may have accidentally been elected, but that doesn't mean he can't use his platform to talk about cats (and other notes from the launch of Freedom's Salesman)
October 5, 2017 70
It was a great audience: fewer than 100 people sandwiched into a small room at Sydney’s Intercontinental Hotel, overwhelmingly middle-aged, male and white.