With Gough Whitlam’s passing is it time to remember the shameful events of 1975? WENDY HARMER says they should never be forgotten.
Fashion designer Oscar de la Renta has died today, aged 82. In tribute, we have a gallery of some of his most gorgeous gowns worn by some of the world’s leading ladies.
On the death of political legend Gough Whitlam, MONICA ATTARD recalls a man who affected lives in ways big and small, and the day she showed him around her favourite city.
The link between sexism and violence against women shows why Mathias Cormann’s joke is no laughing matter, and that Tim Watts should be commended, says PAULA MATTHEWSON.
ALLISON KEOGH spent a lot of her childhood inside Club “Kids’ Rooms”, which is why she finds the proposal for clubs to run child care facilities so offensive and dangerous.
If you’re a 57 year-old Hollywood actress, actually looking your age can be viewed as a “subversive act”. Frances McDormand says cosmetic surgery is “mutation”…
Common sense has prevailed in Canberra, with the controversial parliament house burqa ban being tossed out today. Labor says there are still questions to answer.
Wouldn’t it be good to have a treasurer not talking economic doom? WAYNE SWAN writes for The Hoopla and says our economy has “a very bright future, indeed”.
Waking up during surgery is a fear many people hold, and it happened to WENDY HARMER. But is it something we really need to worry about?
Say goodbye to your coins and notes – we’re heading into a cashless world. WENDY HARMER reckons she can remember the day we got decimal currency! Wha?
Saying something racist or sexist is not funny or whimsical. At least add some irony and yell “boom tish”! CORINNE GRANT offers some comedy advice.
Whatver the ALP’s strategy is, it’s not working says CORINNE GRANT. Time for some guts. Hard talk and real debate.
Is your name your identity? After Amal Alamuddin has changed hers both personally and professionally, TRACEY SPICER wonders why blokes don’t start changing their names.
School holidays again and childcare duty is left to mum. Of course. TRACEY SPICER wants a wife, or at least for the blokes to start acting like one.
The core of the ‘shirtfronting’ debacle is the ongoing murkiness around what happened to flight MH17, shot down over Ukraine. MONICA ATTARD analyses the latest developments.
Shaping up as the third political force in Britian, it’s got PM David Cameron hitting the panic button. MONICA ATTARD takes a look at UKIP.
In among the endless touched-up images of unnaturally thin women in glossy magazines, one mag is committed to portraying normal women. We know, crazy, right?
After a game show proclaimed that cooking, cleaning and hairdressing are ‘woman’s jobs’ this week, MRS WOOG did a little survey of her own about gender stereotypes.
After the death of his wife, JOSEPH WAKIM faced raising his three daughters on his own. Ten years later he shares joyful lessons and insight about love and gender stereotypes
Does PETER BERNER truly understand the gift of effortless chic and coloured chair styling offered by Kyly Clarke? At least he’s makyng an effort.
Is there a moral distinction between swiping a DVD from a shop and downloading it for free? ANTOINETTE LATTOUF looks at new piracy figures threatening the Australian film industry.
It’s demise has been long expected but it’s held on for decades – the Corner Shop. Is the supermarket duopoly about to kill it off – once and for all?
MEREDITH JAFFE reviews the latest from Peter Carey, interviews memoir-writer Kristy Chambers, and brings us all that’s new in books this week.
Esther Freud (yes, of that Freud family) talks to MEREDITH JAFFE about her latest book, family influences, and her special connection with the Suffolk countryside.
An academic charged with reviewing the national English curriculum has been caught “mocking” racial groups… among other things.
Music legend Glen Campbell has released the clip of his final song, an emotional tribute to his family, life – and his former self – as he is consumed by Alzheimer’s Disease.
It’s here .. your guilty pleasure has arrived. Another glitzy, gossipy goulash of the silliest, most outrageous and bizarre showbiz snippets you’ll likely read nowhere else.
CRAIG BENNETT has trawled the gossip world so that we don’t have to get our hands dirty, and here presents some celebrity tidbits that you may very well just believe…