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Foxtel’s poor performance … Fairfax photo mix up … fuck the haters …

Foxtel’s poor performance … Fairfax photo mix up … fuck the haters …

Emily Watkins August 11, 2017 3 Comments

Foxtel reports poor performance with slumping advertiser numbers, and the effects of channel Ten's administration.

Fashism: natty dressing and a history of violence

Mel Campbell December 9, 2016 5 Comments

Dress codes are techniques of controlling people by regulating their bodies. And no one knows that better than fascists.

Who are you wearing? The racism and appropriation inherent in fash-speak

Mel Campbell March 15, 2016

Be wary of the word "fierce".

Razer: shut up about your causes, ladies of Hollywood, and tell us who you are wearing

Helen Razer February 29, 2016

The Oscars red carpet exists to talk about fashion. So talk about fashion already!

Razer: Abbott errs, Bishop shines in the war on pleather

Razer: Abbott errs, Bishop shines in the war on pleather

Helen Razer January 8, 2015 12 Comments

Men can no longer escape the harsh judgement of our intensely visual age. So how well are the boys adjusting to the critical gaze women have endured for so long?

Razer’s Class Warfare: have the Emmys presaged an end to delightful bad taste?

Razer’s Class Warfare: have the Emmys presaged an end to delightful bad taste?

Helen Razer August 28, 2014 1 Comment

Bourgeois pretensions to the Good Taste of an imagined ruling class have all but erased chicken tikka spray tans and Gabi Grecko bustiers. You could argue that's a good thing. Except it definitely isn't.

Press gallery party time — and Shorten got the laughs

Press gallery party time — and Shorten got the laughs

Crikey June 19, 2014 9 Comments

It's Mid-Winter Ball time in federal Parliament -- so who was hot, who was not, and who drank the most red wine?

Razer’s Class Warfare: skinny models don’t matter, neither does fashion

Razer’s Class Warfare: skinny models don’t matter, neither does fashion

Helen Razer April 10, 2014 16 Comments

Models are skinny. Who cares? Fashion's real victim is our rational minds, as it is patently and deliberately stupid twattery. To believe anything else is the real problem.

The year that is: 2014 about kale, beards and ‘crystallography’

The year that is: 2014 about kale, beards and ‘crystallography’

Crikey Intern January 13, 2014 1 Comment

Did you know it's the International Year of Family Farming and Crystallography? And that's not all you've got to look forward to in 2014, reports Crikey intern Broede Carmody.

Tips and rumours

Tips and rumours

Crikey November 13, 2013 4 Comments

Rorts and favours at beauty mags ... Oz rails against tweeting journos ... were bikie laws used against drumming circle? ...