Editor Paul Bugeja can think of a few “F” words besides “fair” and “future” he would use about Budget2015, but he’s too nice a feller to do so…
As Victorian Senator Richard di Natale is elected unopposed as the new leader of the Greens, Editor Paul Bugeja wonders why Adam Bandt and Sarah Hanson Young were overlooked.
Editor PB introduces a poem by Kerry White as our Anzac Day tribute to those who gave their all for kin and country – Lest We Forget.
With the the 2015 Spanish Film Festival about to kick off, Editor PB sipped a tumbler or two of red and nibbled tasty tapas before enjoying a screening of the closing night film Wild Tales.
It’s the big news of the day, at least if you’re a political geek like PB – Hilary Clinton has announced her tilt at becoming the first female President of the US, and it’s all about “family”.
Ruby Wax has a message that will get you thinking…or rather being “mindful”… in her Melbourne International Comedy Festival show “Sane New World”…
Following the despicable slaying of nearly 150 Kenyans overnight by Al Shabaab militants, Editor PB reflects on the things that matter…or at least that he feels should.
While The Big Smoke has at its heart impartiality around issues of the day, the topic of Chan and Sukumaran warrants commentary, so TBS Editor PB weighs in on this life or death issue.
As the results of today’s #Libspill emerge, and PM Tony Abbott lives to box on another day, Editor Paul Bugeja wonders how many more days the PM has left before he might find himself exiting stage “right”.
A word from Editor Paul Bugeja about sport, The Big Smoke and some regular columns you will start seeing on TBS in 2015 and beyond.
PB’s got your handy guide to losing the (allegedly) unloseable Queensland Election…you #justaddCampbell (and a pinch, perhaps, of a certain someone who will remain nameless.)
Rosie Batty is a shining example of what is good about Australians, and a worthy winner of Australian of the Year. TBS congratulates her and all she stands for…
PM Tony Abbott has been at it again with a quick wink captured during criticism of him in a radio interview today…once bitten, not twice shy – in fact the simple wink is far from shy…
Following US President Barack Obama “State of the Union” address, Editor Paul Bugeja is more interested in “Big Block of Cheese Day” – yes, it’s a real thing…like seriously…or not so…
First dates, we’ve all had them, but have you had one and not known you were on it? Nicole Kidman throws Jimmy Fallon with the revelation they did…kinda sorta…
Editor Paul Bugeja writes in support of media colleagues at Charlie Hebdo in France who have perished at the hands of desperate and despicable extremist criminals.
In the absence of our regular Current Affairs columnist Michael Burrill, Editor PB wonders how the aviation industry will recover from its very own annus horribilis?
Despite the brave efforts of law enforcement and the authorities, the Sydney siege has ended in the worst way possible, and today, Tuesday 16 December 2014, is a day we should stop and offer our respects to those most affected by it.
With FA Minister Julie Bishop calling for “really, like heaps more” direct action over climate change, TBS Editor Paul Bugeja wonders what the hell is going on?
In a TBS exclusive, Editor PB chats with Melbourne-based film-maker Nick Colla, from LateNite Films, after their win in the Parrot MiniDrone Film Festival.
In his final Top Five, this time on Hawaii, TBS Editor PB may be back in Sydney (and happy to be here…mostly…), but he left his heart in “The Aloha State”.
The morning after the Victorian State Election, Daniel Andrews is no doubt already picking out his favourite pens to take with him to his new office in Spring St, but what, if anything, does his historical win mean for Tony & Co…?