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REFRIED BAROT

July 20, 2007 kim lien 0

A good-news story to start the weekend. (Via Renate B.) Posted by Tim B. on 07/20/2007 at 05:02 AM (179) Comments • Permalink

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YOU DECIDE

July 20, 2007 kim lien 0

“If it weren’t for my Australian citizenship,” writes Traceeee Hutchison, “I suspect I’d be frogmarched into indefinite detention. Is this what we want our country to look […]

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CARTOON KILLED

July 20, 2007 kim lien 0

Joe Bob Briggs reviews a comical case of cartoon cowardice. UPDATE. There are echoes here of the NYT’s Motoon coverage, as mentioned in this Mark Steyn interview: The […]

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MEDICINE FORGOTTEN

July 19, 2007 kim lien 0

Fidel doesn’t seem exactly ready to join the World Council of Oldsters: Convalescing Fidel Castro said in an essay Tuesday that he has been so engrossed with […]

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IT USED TO BE RAINFOREST

July 19, 2007 kim lien 0

Bill Katovsky identifies a new version of the famous harsh Afghan winter: With the Iraqi parliament jetting off to Dubai for R&R while brave young US soldiers patrol […]

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HISTORIC COLDENING

July 19, 2007 kim lien 0

Queensland is cold, so very, very cold … Brisbane Airport experienced its coldest morning on record today, with the mercury falling below zero for the first time […]

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SOMETHING FOR MEDIA WATCH

July 19, 2007 kim lien 0

Alleged wikicopying at The Age. Posted by Tim B. on 07/19/2007 at 07:38 PM I don’t have a problem with this. Wiki is more likely to be right than the […]

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LOLCAT MANIA

July 19, 2007 kim lien 0

Achewood’s Ray Smuckles – exclusively in today’s Daily Telegraph! Further on this international cat in EW. Posted by Tim B. on 07/19/2007 at 07:47 PM (112) Comments • Permalink

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CRISIS IGNORED

July 18, 2007 kim lien 0

The Sydney Morning Herald scolds a reckless citizenry: Climate change may be a global crisis, but with parts of NSW colder than Antarctica yesterday it seems we would […]

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A MODERN FABLE

July 18, 2007 kim lien 0

Canadian teenagers head out on a journey to – as usual – raise awareness of global warming: The boys, who call themselves the Team Rioters, left Hope […]

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MODELLING TO BE RELEASED

July 18, 2007 kim lien 0

These people are out of their minds: The greenhouse gas cuts Australia must achieve to prevent dangerous climate change may be substantially higher than thought, with […]

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LONG NATIONAL NIGHTMARE OVER

July 17, 2007 kim lien 0

Michael Moore’s girly slap-fight with CNN is at an end: “Sicko” filmmaker Michael Moore called a truce Monday in his weeklong fight with CNN that flared when […]

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ELDERS TO FIX WORLD, NAP

July 17, 2007 kim lien 0

All our problems are to be solved: Nelson Mandela celebrates his 89th birthday tomorrow in Johannesburg, launching a humanitarian campaign along with former President Jimmy Carter, […]

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ROUND TWO

July 16, 2007 kim lien 0

CNN fights back following Michael Moore’s morbidly obese-wa: It’s ironic that someone who has made a career out of holding powerful interests accountable is so sensitive to having […]

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MAIN COURSE: POLAR BEAR

July 16, 2007 kim lien 0

A not-so-sustainable wedding for Al’s little gal: The youngest of Al Gore’s three daughters, Sarah Gore, 28, married businessman Bill Lee in Beverly Hills on Saturday … […]

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IMMIGRANT PITIED

July 16, 2007 kim lien 0

In the spirit of full transparency, here’s an email chat between myself and Crikey editor (and ex-Age content provider) Jonathan Green: Tim: If Irfan Yusuf or anyone at Crikey had […]

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BUZZ NOTED

July 16, 2007 kim lien 0

Fox News, the National Post, and the Daily Telegraph have all the latest buzz on Farfour-wannabee (and – you heard it here first – future Oscars host!) Nahoul. Posted by Tim B. on […]

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ISLAND DEFINED

July 16, 2007 kim lien 0

Raymond Island resident Sophie Nolan sets the media straight: Of the numerous media reports about the recent East Gippsland floods and particularly about Raymond Island, many were exaggerated. An […]

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MIKE ATTACKS

July 15, 2007 kim lien 0

Michael Moore declares a fatwa against CNN: I’m about to become your worst nightmare. This ought to be fun. UPDATE. If he isn’t careful, Rich Lowry may […]