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Tips and rumours

Tips and rumours

Room in the butt, indeed ... Abetz likes his Boags ... is Chloe Bill's secret weapon?

Idol away: why Guy Sebastian is our ticket to votes at Eurovision

Idol away: why Guy Sebastian is our ticket to votes at Eurovision

A national TV talent contest turns out to be the perfect staging ground for Eurovision, so perhaps Australia is in with a chance.

Take a chance on me: Guy Sebastian a Euro disappointment

Take a chance on me: Guy Sebastian a Euro disappointment

With so many talented musicians who represent Australian culture, why have our SBS overlords chosen a mainstream pop singer to represent us in Eurovision? Freelance writer and musician Chris Endrey explores the issue.

Media briefs: no more Good Food … fight pics … <em>Block</em> trading …

Media briefs: no more Good Food … fight pics … Block trading …

Fairfax axes specialised Good Food Guides ... The right to use Packer/Gyngell fight pics ... Insider trading hits The Block ... Is the media making indigenous Australia sick? ...

Human rights simply not on song in Azerbaijan

Human rights simply not on song in Azerbaijan

The grand final of the 2012 Eurovision Song Contest will be held in the Azerbaijan capital Baku this weekend amidst international turbulence and condemnation. Scott Barnes reports.

And the winner is… Azerbaijan! Azer-where?

And the winner is… Azerbaijan! Azer-where?

Azerbaijan -- a country that was on no one’s mind a mere week ago until it soared to glory at 2011 Eurovision. With the ink on its name barely dry on the victor’s podium, Jay Martin offers a definitive list of the greatest things about visiting the country.

The Eurovision drinking game

The Eurovision drinking game

Eurovision has become SBS' biggest event, with 420,000 viewers tuning in for this micro-political cheese-fest. "Have a crack at the Eurovision drinking game!" says Nicole Eckersley.