In light of recent events
Zoom of Doom! What have we done to deserve this?

In light of recent events

Oslo Davis

Oslo Davis is an illustrator and artist.


In This Issue

Image of Press conference at Parliament House, March 24, 2020.

The ministry of pandemics

How the spread of the virus revealed our leaders to us

Image of Brian Houston

Hillsong’s strange tides

Brian Houston’s Pentecostal movement in an age of climate change and coronavirus

Image of Adam Bandt

Adam Bandt, the personable hardliner

Where will the Greens’ unusual new leader take the party?

He is risen!

Keeping mum about the Easter Bunny


Online exclusives

Composite image showing John Hughes (image via Giramondo Publishing) and the cover of his novel The Dogs (Upswell Publishing)

A dog’s breakfast

Notes on John Hughes’s plagiarism scandal

Image of Erin Doherty as Becky Green in Chloe. Image supplied

App trap: ‘Chloe’

‘Sex Education’ writer Alice Seabright’s new psychological thriller probing social media leads this month’s streaming highlights

Pablo Picasso, Figures by the sea (Figures au bord de la mer), January 12, 1931, oil on canvas, 130.0 × 195.0 cm, Musée national Picasso-Paris. © Succession Picasso/Copyright Agency, 2022. Photo: © RMN - Grand Palais - Mathieu Rabeau

‘The Picasso Century’ at the NGV

The NGV’s exhibition offers a fascinating history of the avant-garde across the Spanish artist’s lifetime

Composite image of Sydney Morning Herald editor Bevan Shields (image SMH/supplied) and actor Rebel Wilson (AP Photo/Chris Pizzello)

Two sides of the same Shields?

Editor Bevan Shields’ attempts to handle the backlash over his masthead’s treatment of Rebel Wilson points to the dismal and fragile state of news media