You know that old line, ‘whoever invokes Hitler first has lost the debate’?
Anthony C. Grayling may be the exception to that rule. He … Read more
MY 21st birthday party involved a lot of mud tracked over the carpets of a Glebe terrace walk-up, an industrial-sized jar of pickled cucumbers provided … Read more
The mademoiselle of Circular Quay, the Museum of Contemporary Art, is getting on a bit – this year she turns 21. And what better age … Read more
The fires that burned through Kinglake three years ago, on Black Saturday, were some of the worst in the state – 38 people died in … Read more
Remember when concerts were mostly music and crowd-surfing? Then the Flaming Lips came along, and Wayne Coyne was like, “AW HELL NO”, and now every … Read more
There are, as they say, two sure things in life: death and taxes.
Part of me is disappointed that the Australian Theatre for Young people … Read more
It used to be that, in polite company, you didn’t talk money, politics or sex unless you wanted to make trouble. Now, if you want … Read more
The price of a ticket to Toomelah, Ivan Sen’s unsparing portrayal of Indigenous community life, should include a stiff drink.
The film unfolds in … Read more
Lee Lewis has a touch of stage fright.
You’d think the fear glands would have well and truly crusted over by now, what with the … Read more
It takes a moment for the clapping to begin.
Botho Strauss’ Gross und Klein (Big and Small) was first staged in 1978, in divided Germany, … Read more