September 13, 2018

The End review: Karl Ove Knausgaard brings his personal saga to a close

Klaus Ove Knausgaard's The End concludes My Struggle, his six-part, remarkable testament to the paradoxical power of art.
September 13, 2018

Wordplay: Johnson (noun) – a simpatico lingo dynamo

Next week sees the 309th anniversary of Samuel Johnson, the man behind the idiosyncratic Dictionary of the English Language.
September 13, 2018

On Rape review: Germaine Greer’s sound and fury lack real substance

Two books about rape - an essay by Germaine Greer and a collection edited by Roxane Gay - are both uneven offerings.
September 13, 2018

Turning Pages: The ups and downs of writing for television

The nature of writing for TV has changed dramatically over the past 20 years or so.
September 13, 2018

Her Mother’s Daughter review: Nadia Wheatley recalls a deck of stacked cards

Nadia Wheatley clearly believes that there's no such thing as an ordinary person, least of all her long-dead mother.
September 13, 2018

Sticky Carpet

Melbourne's Clowns begin an east coast tour this month before recording a new album.
September 13, 2018

When Emma met Joseph

A bold studio impulse turned Emma Louise's new album into a radical work of pop art.
September 13, 2018

Strange voice, strange words, all part of Destroyer’s appeal

Dan Bejar has been making music as Destroyer for more than two decades.
September 13, 2018

‘It hurts me a lot’: Bachelor walk-out ‘crushes’ Nick Cummins

Tenille is the second woman in a week to walk away from a future with the Honey Badger.
September 13, 2018

Luna Gale review: Gale-force winds shift the moral sands

Who is most capable of raising a child? The crystal meth-using parents or the sober grandmother?
September 13, 2018

Guestzilla episode seems a weird way to end a business relationship

Frankly, as an invitee you just have to lump it.
September 13, 2018

Rachael Taylor: Ladies in Black captures the importance of friendship

Ladies in Black star Rachael Taylor talks with Michael Idato about how female friendship saved her … and why clever girls rock.