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.
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.
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)
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.
Hillary Clinton is loving and honest. But she is also a profoundly shortsighted elitist living in a fantasy world.
Revolutionary RuPaul, Amazon's amazing, creepy new product, the gay men fleeing Chechnya, Grenfell and the death of local media and a classic interview with Stanley Kubrick.
How to sleep, the man who organises the personal and political correspondence of Hillary Clinton, the Mexican towns that supply America's heroin, the family of Mark Haines search for the truth, the papers have always been after the ABC and the enduring mystery of Jacob Wetterling abduction.
How do you explain the far right? We ask John Safran, who has just spent a lot of time lurking on the fringes.
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.
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.