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.
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.
Helen RazerJan 27, 201723 Comments
"What music makes you feel sad enough to want a chocolate but not to actually kill yourself?"
Myriam RobinDec 16, 2016
Academic says Australian Review of Books doesn't do critical reviews -- ABR says it does, with a juicy example.
Irfan YusufNov 24, 20161 Comment
Take it from a Muslim, Tony, you need to come to terms with gay marriage.
Myriam RobinOct 4, 20161 Comment
Claudio Gatti says Elena Ferrante violated her own privacy before he did.
Margot SavilleSep 30, 20164 Comments
A veritable who's who of Australian figures turned up to listen to Malcolm Turnbull blow smoke up Chris Mitchell's arse.
Margot SavilleSep 28, 20167 Comments
Toowoomba doctor David van Gend launched his controversial anti-marriage equality book last night to the fanfare of some old, white suburbanites.
Myriam RobinSep 15, 20167 Comments
Rupert Murdoch likes editors with ideas, but he fills the commercial side with 'yes men', according to Chris Mitchell.
Helen RazerSep 13, 201623 Comments
The Brisbane Writers Festival wanted Lionel Shriver to make a controversial speech. She did. Then the festival hung her out to dry.