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Dymocks: throwing the book at parallel importing

April 9, 2009

There’s something a little coy about Dymocks' current campaign for the parallel importation of books into Australia.

Remember when…

April 9, 2009

Oldie but a goodie. Natalie Imbruglia's hit song Torn. With mime.

First video ever made now on YouTube

April 9, 2009

In the latest effort to bridge the disconnect between the government and new media, the Library of Congress officially launched its YouTube channel Tuesday.

The art of an unravelling relationship

April 9, 2009

Turner's Paintbox by Paul Morgan is a worthy companion to Annie Hall, if not quite so witty. And the chapters are named after colours in the paintbox.

Ethan Hawke on Kris Kristofferson: The Last Outlaw Poet

April 9, 2009

Kris Kristofferson was the original badass renaissance man: musician, poet, pilot, activist and Rhodes Scholar.

Mr & Mrs Traylor-Hooker

April 9, 2009

Couples who really shouldn't hyphenate their last names.

Latest review of book imports: a completely unsatisfying read

April 8, 2009

The Productivity Commission believes it does not actually need figures and hard evidence to properly review the restrictions on parallel imports on books, writes Danielle Clode.

How Obama harnesses science

April 7, 2009

Obama's secret team of behavioural scientists gave him the keys to winning the election -- in white paper form complete with footnotes and peer-reviewed academic research. Nothing was left to chance.

Globalistion: is it God’s plan?

April 7, 2009

It’s increasingly apparent how analogous a globalising world is to the environment in which Christianity took shape after Jesus’ death, according to Robert Wright

American Ballet’s Swan Lake is stuffed

April 7, 2009

The American Ballet Theatre's Swan Lake at the Coliseum is a thumping disappointment, a lovingly prepared soufflé that almost completely fails to rise.