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Titus O’Reily presents A Thoroughly Unhelpful History of Australian Sport

Titus O’Reily presents A Thoroughly Unhelpful History of Australian Sport

Crikey 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.

Rundle: class, gender and the truth about Weinstein’s protection racket

Rundle: class, gender and the truth about Weinstein’s protection racket

Guy Rundle October 25, 2017 10 Comments

In the Weinstein scandal, the division of power and class is the real one.

Saville: Kevin Rudd launches an invigorating, Clinton-esque book tour

Saville: Kevin Rudd launches an invigorating, Clinton-esque book tour

Margot Saville October 24, 2017 24 Comments

We know what you're thinking, but don't worry: this 600 page odyssey of the Milky Bar Kid is only the first of two volumes.

Glenn Dyer’s TV Ratings

Glenn Dyer October 24, 2017

The Block stretches for time leading up to its finale.

Razer: we finally reached peak Q&A

Razer: we finally reached peak Q&A

Helen Razer October 24, 2017 39 Comments

This week's Q&A episode on marriage equality was billed as a “debate” and was boiled down to its noisome essence. Which is to say, it said things that have been already said and said.

Manus messenger: podcasting blurred memories from an island prison

Manus messenger: podcasting blurred memories from an island prison

Crikey October 20, 2017 3 Comments

Aziz has been telling me about his life and reporting his experiences in the detention centre. From these fragments, we’ve compiled a podcast, The Messenger, writes freelance journalist Michael Green.

EXCLUSIVE: Stefanovic’s private diary reveals how smelly some of his guests are

EXCLUSIVE: Stefanovic’s private diary reveals how smelly some of his guests are

Crikey October 19, 2017 1 Comment

Since his mate Lisa left, things haven't been easy for Karl Stefanovic, the lost boy of morning television.

Tony Birch says Mango poem controversy exposes student entitlement

Tony Birch says Mango poem controversy exposes student entitlement

Bhakthi Puvanenthiran October 18, 2017 13 Comments

In the aftermath of HSC students' vilification of poet Ellen van Neerven, we speak to author and academic Tony Birch about education, poetry, and online abuse.

Glenn Dyer’s TV Ratings

Glenn Dyer October 18, 2017

Channel Nine walked it home last night, amidst the fallout from Lisa Wilkinson's defection.

Rundle: Weinstein’s ruin epitomises how we do politics now

Rundle: Weinstein’s ruin epitomises how we do politics now

Guy Rundle October 13, 2017 23 Comments

Paradoxically, the one industry that won't be reformed is Hollywood.