The new media laws are set to raze the landscape, with old voices and new operating at an increasingly hysterical pitch. Their first target, our balanced public broadcasters.
In his latest effort, John Safran discovered radicals and sub-groups who all hate each other, but are somehow bonded by their negative obsession with his people.
I sat down with the peerless John Laws to discuss the enemies of the past, his hopes for the future, and the world beyond that. If you think the great man has mellowed with age, think again.
David Gonski reflects on education and Jewish values, his surprising celebrity, and the state of Israel. A few years ago, David Gonski walked into a reception in a Sydney office block and passed a sign saying I give a Gonski. The woman at the registration desk asked him for his name. When he told…
To do it you simply write their name on a piece of paper and pop it in the freezer. It sounds ridiculous, but I don’t care.
Rolf Harris is not the only one in the spotlight in his trial. Those who give evidence against him suffer their own shame, primarily from the collected media who want to know “why?”
Today we launch a brand-new section, TBS Boomers – a voice to the Baby Boomers of this land. To kick things off, we spoke with Australian television icon Tony Barber about the importance of luck, and what sage advice he’d give the teenage Tony.
Love, as they say, is a losing game, and that is never truer than on this particular day of the calendar. But it’s not all bad. “Attached” doesn’t necessarily mean “happy”, so well done, us losers!
The full effect of Trump’s twisting of language and facts may be felt overseas, as his governance tactics may surrender the ground won by democracy over the past half century.
It seems we can be forgiven after all for weeping over the deaths of celebrities we never meet. We mourn our own fragility, faced with the reminder that nobody can live forever.
How do you reverse a lousy year and enjoy Christmas? The Big Smoke looks to Australian pollies for Chrimbo inspo. What traditions do they treasure, and who will they spend the big day with?
Donald Trump’s reinforcement of the glass ceiling may be shattered by the erudite confidence of his daughter Ivanka. Watch this space.
Meg Lanning stands front and centre to the growing professionalism of women’s sport. The Big Smoke chats with our only successful test captain.
Forecasts place digital front and centre in the Australian workforce’s future, yet NSW is refusing to modernise, at the risk of disadvantaging its future.
The winning vote for a Donald Trump presidency has seen cries that democracy has failed and strong rejection from those oppose. Seems nothing was learned from Brexit, right?
Trump’s surprise win over Clinton is a shock to the system, but it proves how far we truly stand back in righting equality.
We’re afforded one last glance at the Thin White Duke as the expansive, private art collection of David Bowie goes under the hammer today.
With only 5 days to go, the recent scandals have taken the shine off a Hillary Clinton presidency, but does this mean it’s game over for her?
Halloween is a day that celebrates the macabre, but it is the masks we wear that protect us from the ugliness of the world we see as normal.
Volunteering is a multifaceted social construct, the benefits of which are inadequately promoted. From Dr Keith Suter: a look at the positives of volunteering both socially, and individually.
Jane Caro analyses the second Presidential debate between Trump and Clinton to see who possessed the better temperament…