Helen RazerApr 2, 201541 Comments
Jeremy Clarkson once stood to mock the middle-class English culture he represented. But now has nothing left to say beyond “Believe me, I’m very important”.
Guy RundleMar 13, 2015
IS' barbarism has shocked the world. But its most horrific crime has been the destruction of our common heritage. And the almighty dollar has done that even more effectively.
Stephen MayneMar 9, 2015
New ACT Chief Minister Andrew Barr accidentally killed off Canberra's famous Skywhale last week, but the artist behind the creation explains she's not going anywhere.
Bernard KeaneMar 5, 201516 Comments
Politicians have realised that a substantial change is needed on domestic violence policy. But we're so far behind on the issue we need to do the basics first.
Helen RazerJan 21, 2015
The true value of the imperfect, sometimes-amateurish Triple J is that it provides young Australians with a platform from which to critique confusing orthodoxies in the culture industry.
Jan 6, 2015
Two exhibitions showing in Melbourne over summer seem worlds apart, but both have much to say about our changing notions of culture and what constitutes celebrity, writes Melbourne-based crime writer and reviewer Andrew Nette.
Sally WhyteDec 18, 2014
Australia's strong defamation laws make it very unlikely Australia could replicate Sarah Koenig's blockbuster podcast.
Helen RazerDec 9, 2014
Stella Young was not exceptional because she had a physical disability. She was exceptional because she put everything she had into the hard, important work of social change.
Shakira HusseinDec 8, 20144 Comments
Shakira Hussein pays tribute to the biting, brilliant wit of Stella Young -- and a life free from inspiration porn.
Luke BuckmasterDec 2, 2014
Like Shakespeare said, "All the world's a stage" and that means, in 2014, that your lounge room, smartphone, computer and even wrist watch are all stages -- stages for self-destructive celebrities to dance on.