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Tag archives: Guy Rundle

Our uniquely frustrating election experience

Crikey August 10, 2010 10 Comments

There's one thing nearly everyone can agree on when it comes to this election campaign. It's hollow. Devoid of meaning. Cancerous. What no one can reach agreement on is who's to blame.

The bloke fest at Melbourne Talk Radio

The bloke fest at Melbourne Talk Radio

Andrew Crook April 9, 2010 10 Comments

This week's Wankley goes to the all-male all-white launch of Melbourne Talk Radio at Gordon Ramsay's Crown Casino noshery. All male, that is, save for the Women's Weekly Deborah Thomas.

Craven on reviewing and Rundle — ‘the blustering sook’

Crikey March 24, 2010 23 Comments

He’s such a weird and lopsided character, Guy Rundle. It’s a mystery how this man who can be so intelligent can also carry on in such a mad dog undergraduatish way, says theatre critic Peter Craven.

Friday book review: Fishing in Utopia

Guy Rundle December 4, 2009

Andrew Brown's account of the most successful social democracy in his book Fishing In Utopia - Sweden and the Future That Disappeared serves as a prism for the political questions we face.

More drama over the PEN anthology

Crikey November 3, 2009 2 Comments

After nearly 40 years of public support for our literature, dramatic literature is still the poor relation, writes Katherine Brisbane. Are plays really that difficult to enjoy?

We need new fast trains … fast.

Michael R James October 28, 2009 26 Comments

We are all to blame with our pathetic mimicking of the American arrogant entitlement to drive anywhere we want. But fast rail lines, like those seen in Spain, are exactly what Australia's public transport system needs.

The Left

Crikey September 30, 2009 4 Comments

Crikey readers debate Guy Rundle's views on the Left. Plus, discrimination debate and the full time mess that is dealing with Centrelink.

A fair and just society?

Crikey September 25, 2009 2 Comments

Crikey readers weigh in on whether Australia is a fair and just society and the continued storm of controversy around our dusty East Coast.

Kim Jong Il & Kevin Rudd: separated at birth?

Bernard Keane September 21, 2009 11 Comments

It was Christopher Pyne who kicked off the North Korean thing, calling Kevin Rudd and Julia Gillard “Dear Leader and Madam Dear Leader”. Now, journalist Glenn Milne keeps pushing the comparison.

The Rundle vs. Danby rumble continues

Crikey September 16, 2009 2 Comments

Crikey readers weigh in on Zionism, the Telstra split, student politics and more.