In light of recent events
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In light of recent events

Oslo Davis

Oslo Davis is an illustrator and artist.


In This Issue

Illustration by Jeff Fisher

The empathy deficit

The Morrison government’s negligence in aged care is having devastating effects

Still from ‘Severance’

‘Severance’

Apple TV+’s darkly comic satire takes the pursuit of a desirable work-life balance literally

Illustration by Jeff Fisher

House of the rising sum

COVID has not slowed Australia’s property crisis, with more people locked out of the housing market and more left homeless

Illustration by Jeff Fisher

Rain on the rock

The spectacle of Uluru after a storm, and what it might symbolise


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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