In light of recent events
Senator Matt Canavan or Yowie?

In light of recent events

Oslo Davis

Oslo Davis is an illustrator and artist.


In This Issue

Image of Prime MInister Scott Morrison

Howard’s Heir: On Scott Morrison and his suburban aspirations

How the PM’s ‘Quiet Australians’ echoes Howard’s battlers and Menzies’ ‘Forgotten People’

Image of Earthcore, 2005

All Tomorrow’s Parties

The life and death of Spiro Boursinos, impresario of rave culture’s pioneering event Earthcore

Illustration by Jeff Fisher

Mansuasion

Jane Austen as reviewed by men on Goodreads

Image of ‘Sex in the Brain’

Our largest sexual organ: Amee Baird’s ‘Sex in the Brain’

We know surprisingly little about how our brains orchestrate our sex lives


Online exclusives

Image of Sandra Pankhurst in Lachlan McLeod’s documentary ‘Clean’

The mess around: ‘Clean’

Lachlan McLeod’s absorbing documentary about trauma cleaner Sandra Pankhurst considers how traumatic experiences leave their mark

Still from Indian Matchmaking. Courtesy of Netflix © 2022

Adjust your expectations: ‘Indian Matchmaking’

While it’s refreshing compared to other reality dating shows, the second season following matchmaker Sima from Mumbai and her clients is less satisfying than the first

Still image from ‘Meet Me in the Bathroom’

Was that it: ‘Meet Me in the Bathroom’

This loving portrait of the indie scene of the early 2000s will likely mean little to those who weren’t there

Image of Heraclitus of Ephesus, known as the “Weeping Philosopher”.

Forecasting the future

What is humanity’s destiny in the Anthropocene era?