Category Archives: Culture

From the nation whose PM identifies as a friend of Peppa Pig

A man who identifies as a female dominatrix is appointed a commissioner of the UK Girl Guides.

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Older and safer than the Melbourne Cup but Nanny knows best

Wallabadah Cup track safety concerns end 169-year New Year’s Day picnic races tradition.

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She wasn’t consulted

Claudia Lennear, inspiration behind ‘Brown Sugar,’ regrets song leaving Rolling Stones’ live set. It’s just a great riff. It’s a great hook. Keith Richards plays those first two notes, everyone is on their feet, everybody’s clapping, dancing, singing. When I … Continue reading

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Tim Paine: Unarmed In No Man’s Land

WHAT do James Bond, Mick Jagger and Tim Paine have in common? They have all been run over at the intersection of New Old-Fashioned Values and Old New-Fangled Sensibilities. More on that below. Let’s start with the auto-da-fé in whose … Continue reading

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Dobber KKK’s inevitable entry into “death threats” panto

WE’RE over the target so metaphorical bombs away. Australia’s political plutocrats are losing their minds about being called to account not only for their use and endorsement of violence, quackery, bigotry and propaganda for two well-paid years but, above all, … Continue reading

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Christmas: For the leftist hypochondriac who has everything

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I’ve read just about every recently published essay on VAD

But Gemma Tognini’s is the finest: Assisted dying? Give me assisted living every time.

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Calm down, Ernie

You just know she’ll humiliate the Count: First Asian American Muppet Arrives on ‘Sesame Street.’ “Sesame Street” is welcoming its first Asian American Muppet to the neighborhood. Ji-Young, a Korean American 7-year-old who loves playing her electric guitar and skateboarding, … Continue reading

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Yep

So Waleed Aly is trending for being … too right wing? — James Morrow (@pwafork) November 16, 2021

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Vaxxers to kids: ‘We have lotsa lollies in our van. Come see.’

I got the COVID-19 vaccine today! My wing is feeling a little sore, but it'll give my body an extra protective boost that keeps me and others healthy. Ms. @EricaRHill even said I’ve been getting vaccines since I was a … Continue reading

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Little Cleo’s rescue a joy for everyone… well, almost everyone

The real victims: Cleo Smith case sparks calls to treat Indigenous missing children cases equally.

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“My Purpose Holds”

MEDIOCRE ratings are being cited today as the reason for the sudden “sacking” of Alan Jones. The Struggle Street sentinel has been dismissed from his 8pm derby but was offered a weekly slot on a streaming service (whatever that is) … Continue reading

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Motherless baby used as political prop… while sick in hospital

Totally normal: Pete Buttigieg spends Halloween with hospitalized twin dressed as a traffic cone.

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Finding Cleo

Imagine being told by police they’re now searching the dark web for your missing four year-old. There are now more than 100 police officers working around the clock on the Cleo Smith case. Top secret Federal Police techniques and even … Continue reading

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Gladys: A Hard Lady To Love

THINGS took a Jeff Toobin turn at the NSW Independent Commission Against Conservatives last week when counsel assisting, Ian Robertson, pulled off a line of inquiry about Gladys Berejiklian’s sex life that feminists would have Twitter-fitted about if she was … Continue reading

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