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Great Australian fright: in defence of Halloween Down Under

Great Australian fright: in defence of Halloween Down Under

Halloween is a time when we can all come together and be shockingly inappropriate.

Gillian Triggs' book could do with a little less reason and a little more rancour

Gillian Triggs' book could do with a little less reason and a little more rancour

Gillian Triggs' new book Speaking Up aspires more to be reference text than a memoir, which is a shame.

How shopping centres came to reflect the generation gap

How shopping centres came to reflect the generation gap

Hordes of young people, often overseas visitors, walk around Chadstone as though it’s the Viennese memory that father of the shopping mall Victor Gruen intended.

Resilience required: how and why Indigenous people use social media

Resilience required: how and why Indigenous people use social media

The online world is a lived experience for Aboriginal people, and it has real world impacts.

Royal visit confirms the foolish sentimentality of our time

Royal visit confirms the foolish sentimentality of our time

The royal visit shows us that sentimentality is as it has always been: a refuge sought by many when times get uncertain and tough.

The big guns fire for Nine on an uninspiring night

The big guns fire for Nine on an uninspiring night

Favourites like The Block  and The Big Bang Theory did the job for Nine.

The shortest lexicon

The shortest lexicon

Poet John Kinsella on Senator Pauline Hanson's 'it's OK to be white' motion on Monday.

The Honey Badger’s sales pitch to (and for) Australia

The Honey Badger’s sales pitch to (and for) Australia

Nick "Honey Badger" Cummins is facing a media storm over his time as The Bachelor, but his new book and its associated image rehab tour reveals the power and appeal of the Aussie larrikin.

Cristiano Ronaldo and sport's lacklustre Me Too moment

Cristiano Ronaldo and sport's lacklustre Me Too moment

Sport remains largely untouched from the social upheaval of the past year. Will an allegation of rape against Cristiano Ronaldo tip things over the edge?

ABC publicity stays silent on Tonightly's comedy ARIA win

ABC publicity stays silent on Tonightly's comedy ARIA win

Tonightly has only been off air for a month, but that's apparently long enough to be forgotten by ABC's publicity arm.