August 21, 2018

Critic who ate ‘Chinese dissident’ on Who Is America? goes to ground

"It's melting on my palate. I do not even need to chew it," said food critic Bill Jilla.
August 21, 2018

Julian Bliss: Even prodigies have to work at their art

British clarinettist Julian Bliss is routinely described as "gifted" and a "prodigy" but the down-to-earth 29-year-old insists no one run away with the idea he finds playing effortless. He still has to work hard at his music.
August 21, 2018

Police in California look into allegations against Asia Argento

Authorities in California said they were looking into allegations that actress and director Asia Argento had sexually assaulted a young man in a hotel room when he was 17.
August 21, 2018

Heath Ledger scholarship names first transgender actor among finalists

Heath's "vulnerable, captivating" performances inspired Harvey Zielinski, now the Ledger Scholarship's first transgender finalist.
August 21, 2018

Former Studio 10 boss rips off the bandage on Brussels Sprout ‘assault’

The bandages have been ripped off one of the great festering sores of Australian commercial television involving two of TV's great dames
August 20, 2018

John Oliver takes aim at ‘racist’ Bob Katter over Anning speech support

The comedian told his late night audience that under his eccentric personality, Katter is a "truly unpleasant human being".
August 20, 2018

ABC wants to attract younger viewers, so why did it axe Tom Ballard’s Tonightly?

ABC management shouldn't have dumped the nightly current affairs satire.
August 20, 2018

Q&A recap: Tony Jones, what were you thinking?

The host's terse exchange with a Muslim Australian author set the scene for one of the more bracing episodes of the year.
August 20, 2018

20 portraits to celebrate 20 years of the National Portrait Gallery

The first six "guests" have been announced for the NPG's birthday celebrations
August 20, 2018

‘Bus Trip’ tells story of disabled man targeted on a bus

The Canberra short film features an actor with epilepsy.
August 20, 2018

It’s not all like Psy: Why you should be listening to Asian hip-hop

Society is happy to box Asians into certain identities that Westerners are comfortable with, and the same goes with our music.
August 20, 2018

The last of ‘the Antipodeans’: Charles Blackman’s legacy lives on

The artist, who passed away on Monday, had been suffering from dementia for many years.