Dear Hooplarians, It is with sadness that co-founder of The Hoopla, Jane Waterhouse and I tell you that this will be the last daily edition of The Hoopla.
Hey "females"! Did you miss the memo on how not to get yourself killed? JANE GILMORE has the guide to personal safety. Too long for a fridge magnet. But handy, nevertheless.
The Syrian conflict is four years old, 200,000 people have died, cities are reduced to rubble, and the cost is in the billions. This photo essay reminds us of the slow death of a nation.
The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel is a world where the over 60s rule. There's sex, new beginnings and a few old necks. Yay! Read our review and enter to win a double pass...
Popular ABC Newcastle1233 broadcaster CAROL DUNCAN made a living telling other people's stories. Four months after funding cuts slashed her job, she tells her own story...
This is Glenn McGrath, an Australian sporting hero - one of the best cricketers this nation has ever produced. He shoots African wildlife, because... why? MRS WOOG takes to the pitch.
Two politicians with image problems.Two makeovers in the press this weekend. Are you buying it? There's a room of spin doctors, somewhere, hoping that you are.
Should Gina Rinehart have tried to make cuts in the dramatised story of her life on Channel 9 last night? STEVE MOLKS and WENDY HARMER disagree on this one. What about you?
KATH KENNY has got hold of a speech from Tony Abbott, principal of Capital Hill High. He's introducing weekend classes, fees for sick bay visits and royal messages.
As the execution of Andrew Chan and Muyran Sukumaran enters its final stage of inevitability, Australian artist and friend, Ben Quilty, tells of his leaving.
No decency or dignity. Conduct unbecoming of a Prime Minister - that's how Tony Abbott ended his week after promising he was a reformed character.
Who is on the longlist for the 2015 Stella Prize? MEREDITH JAFFE tells all. She also has book reviews and a Valentine's Day list of top-selling erotic titles.
It's not often that domestic violence against Aboriginal women is spoken of in Parliament House, Canberra, says KELLY BRIGGS. For government MPs to walk out was a disgrace.
It's Tony Abbott's new buzzword - but what does it even mean? So who's stealing the future and plundering the past? JANE GILMORE is asking the questions.
Malala Yousafzai has lashed out at the Nigerian government for not doing more to find the Nigerian school girls kidnapped from their village 300 days ago.
Yep, Alan Jones will be on Q&A tonight sitting alongside our Corinne Grant. Should be one worth watching...no pressure anyone!
Bruised and battered, the Prime Minister, Tony Abbott has survived an attempt to oust him from office. Now he has to turn around the polls. Can he do it?
Australian politics is in a 24/7 vicious spin cycle says Prof.Matthew Ricketson. Politicians use "double speak". The media is "lazy". What about the voters who have to watch it all?
Maureen McCormick, aka, Marcia Brady is too fragile to be on TV? Fuggedaboutit says MANDY NOLAN. She's tougher than you are.
The foodie scene's wunderkind, Heston Blumenthal, has opened his famed Fat Duck in Australia. What's on the menu? The Chaser's CHRIS TAYLOR chews the fat conditions.