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“JUST LIKE A MINI MALL”

January 31, 2007 kim lien 0

It isn’t the guy’s name, and he isn’t a blues singer, but Flea Market Montgomery would be the finest handle for a blues musician ever. Posted by Tim B. on […]

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MOVING BACK SUGGESTED

January 31, 2007 kim lien 0

“Does President Bush have it in for the press corps?” asks Newsweek’s Holly Bailey: Touring a Caterpillar factory in Peoria, Ill., the Commander in Chief got behind […]

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QUESTIONS ON MIND

January 31, 2007 kim lien 0

The Margo Kingston Revival rolls on: Hello. What does the Australian flag represent? Would you wear it on your face or around your neck? Why or […]

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RISE UP, WERIB STREET!

January 31, 2007 kim lien 0

Caz emails: Don’t know if you’ve seen Leunig’s cartoon today. He’s dissing your old hood! Only he can’t spell “Werribee”. It only has one “r” in it now: […]

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INSTRUCTIONS FOLLOWED

January 31, 2007 kim lien 0

On a break from abusing children, Marieke Hardy discusses journalistic practices: Some weeks ago I wrote a piece about attending a literary speed-dating event at the State Library … […]

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FLAG NOT LIKED

January 30, 2007 kim lien 0

The Age’s Traceeee Hutchison is concerned about Australia’s flag: Sydney’s Big Day Out passed without incident despite huge numbers of patrons defying the leave-the-flags-at-home urgings of organisers, but […]

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HICKS FLICKS

January 30, 2007 kim lien 0

Jew-hatin’ David Hicks complains: Accused terrorist David Hicks has told his lawyers that conditions at Guantanamo Bay, where he has been held for five years, are “like […]

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GREAT TILTERS OF CINEMA

January 30, 2007 kim lien 0

Compassionate head-tilting has a rich cinematic history: Head-tilting was a signature cue of method actor, James Dean. Dean’s head-tilts seemed to say, as East of Eden […]

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LET THE CLEANERS BE FREE

January 30, 2007 kim lien 0

A question that would only occur to an Age writer: Is hiring someone else to clean up after you ethical? The Age’s Alex May continues: Danielle Robertson, CEO of DIAL-AN-ANGEL, […]

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WOMAN ABUSES YOUNGSTER

January 30, 2007 kim lien 0

Marieke Hardy encounters flag-bearing youths at an outdoor concert: Boy oh boy, the amount of idiotic sunburned children draping themselves in flags with no real reason as […]

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CITIZENS IGNORE NEWSPAPER

January 29, 2007 kim lien 0

• The amount of greenhouse emissions generated in Victoria during the Age’s first week of monitoring: 1.919 million tonnes. • The amount of greenhouse emissions generated in Victoria during […]

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DUCK SEASON

January 29, 2007 kim lien 0

Media attention at a recent anti-war event in Washington mostly centred on the likes of Susan Sarandon and Jane Fonda, but other puppets were also involved: It’s […]

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CLIMATE VOTERS SPURNED, BURNED

January 29, 2007 kim lien 0

Local sorryists planned to get themselves some Google coverage recently. Didn’t happen: A plane chartered by Google either never made it over some of the designated areas or […]

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DARRYL DREAMS

January 29, 2007 kim lien 0

More socky self-promotion from leftoid blogger Darryl Mason, this time posting as Sam Lowry back in May, 2000: Worth checking out Mason’s work … In partix, check out Mason’s […]

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COALITION OF THE WATCHING

January 29, 2007 kim lien 0

Dylan Kissane describes an international pro-am media process: A British journalist in Lebanon was on a television show hosted in Qatar debating an American and a Palestinian. An Australian in France heard what he said, passed the information to a […]

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AFFLUVIA

January 29, 2007 kim lien 0

An Englishman is worried about hard-working Australians: Sydney’s culture of the relentless pursuit of property, perfect bodies and status has British psychologist and author Oliver James worried. […]

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MAYBE THEY’RE BOTH RIGHT

January 28, 2007 kim lien 0

Hamas slams Fatah: The Fatah movement continues to give a factional, political and media cover to the killers. Hamas has therefore decided to suspend all talks with […]

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TARGET: 300

January 28, 2007 kim lien 0

Australia have won the toss in Perth. Thank God for that. Posted by Tim B. on 01/28/2007 at 12:29 AM Oh no! Posted by AlburyShifton on 2007 01 28 at 12:41 […]

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SECRET CODE

January 28, 2007 kim lien 0

The successful integration of Muslims into the broader Australian community continues apace: A row has erupted over Muslim-only washrooms at La Trobe University that can be […]

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CONTROVERSIAL COLE

January 28, 2007 kim lien 0

Congratulations to Beccy Cole: Her controversial song Poster Girl, which promotes pride in Australian troops, was named the Single of the Year and the APRA Song of […]

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STERN STOMPED

January 28, 2007 kim lien 0

The Stern Review reviewed by the BBC: Expert critics of the review now claim that it overestimates the risk of severe global warming, and underestimates the cost […]

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SEA TOO BIG

January 28, 2007 kim lien 0

The Sea Shepherd Conservation Society was full of hope when its latest anti-whaling stunt was launched a couple of weeks ago: The organization’s flagship M/Y Farley Mowat […]

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WORLD’S FASTEST PLUMBER

January 28, 2007 kim lien 0

A Bentley convertible is one thing; a Bentley plumber’s van, quite another. This inventive device is located in New Zealand, where – from memory – a farmer once […]