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Looking back on a year of TV winners and losers

Looking back on a year of TV winners and losers

From politics to sport, Australian TV has had but a few bright spots.

My ‘realistic wish’ for Australian comedy

My ‘realistic wish’ for Australian comedy

If the good ol' Chaser boys can't make it on the ABC, who can? 

Red meat to the base: why white fragility can’t stand being roasted

Red meat to the base: why white fragility can’t stand being roasted

White fragility in Australia is looking particularly fragile at the moment on the back of a joke war.

Comedian Becky Lucas kicked off Twitter over Scott Morrison joke

Comedian Becky Lucas kicked off Twitter over Scott Morrison joke

Lucas was at first temporarily suspended, which was then made permanent because her account had posted threatening or violent content.

Anne Edmonds’ comedy is truly, madly, deeply Australian – and that’s why it works

Anne Edmonds’ comedy is truly, madly, deeply Australian – and that’s why it works

For comedy to work, here in this country, it must be truly Australian. It must evoke the minutiae of a time and place, be unashamedly local.

Legally Binding: it is now an offence to leave angry notes on drivers’ windscreens

Legally Binding: it is now an offence to leave angry notes on drivers’ windscreens

Also, a car park located on public land that happens to be outside the front of your property is not "your" car park.

Titus O’Reily presents A Thoroughly Unhelpful History of Australian Sport

Titus O’Reily presents A Thoroughly Unhelpful History of Australian Sport

Ahead of the spring racing carnival Titus O'Reily, Australia's least insightful sports writer, looks back on some of horseracing's most elaborate and/or idiotic scams.

Facial recognition technology is something Australia can be proud of

Facial recognition technology is something Australia can be proud of

Either you love every single measure implemented in the name of safety or you love terrorism, and that's the simple truth of it, writes Peter Chudd*.

<em>Crikey</em> presents <em>Huge If True</em> episode 1

Crikey presents Huge If True episode 1

Suggest your best pun headline to win!

Bolt uptight: when did the right lose its sense of humour?

Bolt uptight: when did the right lose its sense of humour?

It seems the right have not only lost the knack of being funny but, it seems, the desire as well.