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DEFEND OZ LIT #1: Tim Winton

DEFEND OZ LIT #1: Tim Winton

This is the first in a series of e-posters of Australian authors and overseas colleagues speaking up for their rights. Watch this space for more, from Richard Flanagan, Magda Szubanski, Jonathan Franzen, Jackie French, Toni Jordan, Jeanette Winterson, Tom Keneally and friends.

Purple Reign

Purple Reign

(Never) growing up with Prince.

What is a person?

What is a person?

In memory of Diana Gribble, on her birthday.

Ladies and Gentlemen, Ai Weiwei Won’t Shut Up

Ladies and Gentlemen, Ai Weiwei Won’t Shut Up

Andy Warhol was an art giant — is Ai Weiwei just standing on his shoulders, or on an altogether different planet?

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The Crikey culture blog

Whistler’s Mom & Other Marketing Exaggerations

Whistler’s Mom & Other Marketing Exaggerations

The most famous mother in art history comes to the NGV. How good is it?

Dear Your Eminence Cardinal Pell

Dear Your Eminence Cardinal Pell

At the Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse

And the Oscar goes to…plodding investigative journalism! Yeeeahh!!
Talking About Bowie

Talking About Bowie

Encountering Bowie for the first time as children.

A reader’s progress: Blyton, the bush, Randolph Stow and Oxford

A reader’s progress: Blyton, the bush, Randolph Stow and Oxford

A brief bush Bildungsroman: indefatigable reader Jim Morgan traces his evolution as reader.

A Little Defence of Bridge of Spies

A Little Defence of Bridge of Spies

When did Steven Speilberg become Norman Rockwell? When did Tom Hanks become Jimmy Stewart?