Australian politics, society & culture

George W Bush

February 2013

The recently revealed, nude self-portraits of George W. Bush

Fred Schepisi & Vladimir Putin

Republicans and the US Presidential Race

Angry Boys

Comment: Palin Politics and the Tea Party

Jennifer Maiden - 'Friendly Fire', 2005

Poetry Masterpiece

George W Bush & John Newcombe

From the Chrysalis

Christopher Hitchens’ 'Hitch-22'


Strictly Speaking

Peter Carey's 'Parrot and Olivier in America'


Arundhati Roy's "Listening to Grasshoppers"

Feral Howl

The 53rd Venice Biennale

A Matter of Taste

Homer’s "Iliad" & David Malouf’s "Ransom"

Troy Revisited

Oliver Stone’s 'W'

Big Thoughts, Empire Burlesque

Getting Elected in Zanesville, Ohio

Once Upon a Time in America

The Work of David Foster Wallace

Everything & More

Annie Proulx’s ‘Fine Just the Way It Is’

Unhappy Endings

The Bigger Devil