September 6, 2018

Michael Moore claims Trump ran for president because of Gwen Stefani

Fahrenheit 11/9 filmmaker Moore claims Trump was jealous of the pop star's reality TV earnings.
September 6, 2018

Not so popular after all: Oscars yank controversial category

Plans to launch an Academy Award category for "outstanding achievement in popular film" have been shelved.
September 6, 2018

Hollywood legend Burt Reynolds dead at 82

The star of Deliverance and Smokey and the Bandit suffered a heart attack at a hospital in Florida, according to reports.
September 6, 2018

Massive rave will be held in a barn on a farm in the Valleys

The event will see hundreds of dance fans converge on the countryside location
September 6, 2018

Wordplay: Keep your friands close and your anemones closer

How to pronounce difficult words can be difficult. Now help is at hand – or is it?
September 6, 2018

Patrick deWitt: On the run with a mother and son and a cat with a human soul

Patrick deWitt set out to write a traditional comedy of manners. Then the book took a serious turn ...
September 6, 2018

Cage of Ghosts review: Jon Rhodes’ epitaph to artifacts of Aboriginal life

Cage of Ghosts is a subtle and tenacious book, which roots itself in living, moving time, and in time immemorial.
September 6, 2018

Turning Pages: A festival with sparks and explosions

Trauma, healing and survival were big themes in several sessions at the Melbourne Writers Festival.
September 6, 2018

The Honey Factory review: Jurgen Tautz & Diedrich Steen on bee business

The invention of the leaf hive and removable frames meant honey could be extracted without killing the bees. Humans began to harness bees, and became their "keepers".
September 6, 2018

The Eastern Curlew review: Harry Saddler on the trail of his obsession

It took one sight of the Eastern Curlew and Harry Saddler was off in pursuit - around the world.
September 6, 2018

The True Colour of the Sea review: Robert Drewe is back in his element

The stories in The True Colour of the Sea make demands but have substantial rewards.
September 6, 2018

Mark Lanegan prepares to share stories from ‘dark’ period

Mark Lanegan's memoir comes out in 2020 but this month he's back in Australia with music on his mind.