There are just so many things Scott Morrison could stop: the virus, the guns, the terrorists, the gangs! Is he turning into Australia's Napoleon?
CRAIG BENNETT is baaaack! Another scintillating smorgasbord of the juiciest and most up-to-the-minute showbiz snippets you won’t believe you’re reading!
Prophet, astrologer and natural-born storyteller ROB BREZSNY brings us the smartest horoscopes on the net. Here they are for the week of October 23.
70% of the journalism we consume is still produced by and for men. But, in her first post for The Hoopla, JANE GILMORE says there's change in the wind.
Author Karen Brooks immersed herself in the intriguing history of woman and ale for her new book The Brewer's Tale. She talks to MEREDITH JAFFE.
Great news for Australian tennis! Margaret Fisher has led the Aussies to a bronze at world tennis championships in Turkey overnight. At age 84.
Debates around Renee Zellweger’s face, Amal’s surname and the niqab have all centred on personal choice. By doing so, the real struggle for societal change is lost, says LUCY CLARK.
65% of Hoopla readers voted Bill Shorten's performance as ALP leader as poor or terrible. This morning he's spoken about his vision for the future. Does it change anything?
It's the great Australian dream: owning your own home, and it's increasingly unique to Australia. ANTOINETTE LATTOUF looks at the trends towards renting overseas and what we may learn.
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.
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.
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.
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".
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?