In light of recent events
Dealing with that book you got for Mother’s Day

GIFTED: Dealing with that book you got for Mother’s Day



In light of recent events

Oslo Davis

Oslo Davis is an illustrator and artist.


In This Issue

The next big thin

Dissecting dietary fads and habits

Image of Akon Guode

Why she broke

The woman, her children and the lake: Akon Guode’s tragic story

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Grandfathering the Australian dream

House prices, insecure work and growing debts … Who can afford a stake in today’s society?

The snip

It’s a simple procedure, but having a vasectomy can raise questions of masculinity and equality


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Osamah Sami with members of his local mosque

In ‘House of Gods’, Sydney’s Muslim community gets to be complicated

Plus, Barnaby Joyce shines in ‘Nemesis’, Emma Seligman and Rachel Sennott deliver ‘Bottoms’, and Chloë Sevigny and Molly Ringwald step up for ‘Feud: Capote vs. The Swans’.

International Film Festival Rotterdam highlights

Films from Iran, Ukraine and Bundaberg were deserving winners at this year’s festival

Two women on a train smile and shake hands

‘Expats’ drills down on Hong Kong’s class divide

Plus, Netflix swallows Trent Dalton, Deborah Mailman remains in ‘Total Control’ and ‘Vanderpump Rules’ returns for another season

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Three overlooked albums of spiritual jazz from 2023

Recent releases by kora player John Haycock, trumpeter Matthew Halsall and 14-piece jazz ensemble Ancient Infinity Orchestra feel like a refuge from reality