On a very superficial level I agree with the basic arguments of this article - idiots spoil it for everyone, people who move into the inner-city shouldn't complain about the noise, etc. But there is...

The arrogance of the ABC together with its utter contempt for the taxpayers who fund it, is perfectly captured in the quote below from a 'senior ABC source,' in today's Sneering Morning Herald. It's...

I find it startling how mainstream tattoos have become in just the last few years. I remember that up until the late 1990s, tattoos were the choice tribal and identity markers for those on the...

As I write, a massive cold front is sweeping its way across South Eastern Australia. Blizzards are expected in the Victorian and New South Wales Alpine Regions, and parts of Queensland may even get...

When Boethius was a much younger, and fitter, sage, he entered the workforce direct from spectacularly failing first year Arts at a well known University by obtaining a labouring job in an abattoir. The...

In part 1 of this essay, I discussed how a child can absorb 600 years worth of "Classical Music," through from conception to the end of their blissful years of school-free life. In part...

Pop star Ariana Grande has sparked controversy in America after she licked a donut she did not buy, and was caught on camera saying that she "hates America" and "hates Americans." She offered a...

Greens Senator Lee Rhiannon has called for an urgent reform of political donation laws to ensure that the Greens continued to hold the record for the largest single political donation ever made in Australia. Comrade...

The war of words between Nick Kyrgios and Dawn Fraser continues unabated. After Kyrgios tanked a couple of points in his fourth round loss at Wimbledon, Dawn Fraser said in a TV interview that...

Over the last few days in the wake of the Greek financial crisis, a great deal of confusion and misinformation has been injected into the public forum. One of the most starling pieces of misinformation...

There are a lot of silly things, all sorts of idiotic ideas you can get caught up in, if you take the scriptures of your respective religion too seriously. Doing so when reading Leviticus...

In a strong reaction to a speech by government leader in the Senate, Senator Eric Abetz, the two young children of a same sex couple living in hitherto unnoticed obscurity in Hobart have confirmed...

I must speak in defence of Dawn Fraser. She has come under fire for using the following language when discussing Nick Kyrgios' apparent tanking of certain points in his fourth round loss at Wimbledon: "They...

The eurozone has given Greece a sum of money which is beyond precedent - €32.000 for every Greek man, woman and child. Greece obtained that money through fraud and false pretences. Now that it...

You would never know it if you (foolishly) took a Q&A audience as representative of the voters of Australia.  But it seems the PM, and Coalition government, are absolutely on the right tram (so...

Following the news that the Greens have endorsed Australia’s first transgender candidate for federal parliament, animal advocate group PETA have fast tracked an announcement confirming the first non-human candidate for parliament, a horse named...

In Sunday's referendum, over 60 per cent of Greek voters voted down the deal with the EU and its proposed bailout package. Commentators have stated that this, and recent events see Greece drift into uncharted...

In reflecting on events in America over the last few weeks, it is worth examining some history, and the way we remember that history. This year marks 150 years since the end of the American...

Following a review of the ABC’s flagship political affairs show Q&A, XYZ has learned that a new format for the popular program is to be implemented. Rather than conceal its political bias in undergraduate...

Like a former champion fronting up at Wimbledon for another ill-fated campaign, Greece showed some vintage form as it delivered the latest scene of the now-showing Greek tragedy. Lets give it a name: "My...