Controversy was sparked last week when Hillsong church announced that it was inviting the controversial American pastor Mark Driscoll to Australia to participate in their annual conference.  No sooner had the announcement been made than...

Yesterday I watched my beloved Dees battle hard against a quality Collingwood side. For most of the match it was a riveting contest, with frequent momentum shifts and a couple of stirring fight-backs from...

Big climate news was trumpeted last week, with reports that the Global Warming Pause, which at first did not exist, then did exist but was not evidence that the theory was wrong, has gone...

Today's Quote of the Day comes from an unnamed XYZ contributor: "Watching 'likes' for The XYZ is like watching Michael Clarke accumulate runs when you're following the test scores on your phone.  We've cracked the...

Over many years, the argument has been put forward that progressives are more intelligent than conservatives. In fact, popular culture assumes that conservatives have conservative views because they are either one of two things:...

The government can save billions of dollars in subsidies, grants, awards, and let's face it, welfare payments, by removing all funding for The Arts not directly linked to tertiary education. One, and only one,...

Here is a brief article on the nature of modern art, and an attempt at an explanation as to how it manages not to die.  The first thing which needs to be understood about...

Last year, the Australian National University attracted headlines with its plan to divest from companies deriving income from the sale of fossil fuels. This decision by the university attracted both applause and criticism from...

The numbers are in on the first XYZ viewers poll, which examined the best way to deal once and for all with the Islamic State, with the result that a strong majority of The...

In sensational scenes at the MCG today, former Carlton Football Club star, Eddie Betts, was booed by his former supporters, in Carlton's heartbreaking narrow loss to Adelaide.  Betts was lining up for goal at...

Great news everybody!  The XYZ has received its first nasty private message.  We believe it is only fitting that this lovely correspondence makes our inaugural "Quote of the Day."  Enjoy. "With crackpots allowed to set...

Despite all the excitement about marriage over the last few days, I am discovering why people don't get married anymore. There is a massive disincentive to making permanent commitments with anyone other than the State....

We often hear it claimed that it is because of the West's intervention in the Middle East that terrorism and instability has escalated, and that West's intervention has fueled a general hatred towards Western...

As the nation pauses around its water coolers to discuss the implications of The XYZ's brilliant challenge to the ABC's hegemony over public broadcasting, conversation will generally move, Godwin's Law-like, through three predictable stages: Stage...

We all know that progressive are hip and cool and are with the times, and that conservatives, well, suck. But why do conservatives suck so much? The great thinkers down the ages have pondered this very...

In breaking news, the Martin Place Lindt Cafe at the centre of the deadly Sydney siege in December has been attacked, having its windows smashed. Given that "a man in his 40s with facial hair...

"Choose coal or death."  It is this type of idiocy, uttered by our Green apostles, along with dogmatic settling of science around climate change, which pollutes the waters of energy policy. Allow me to raise...

In news that has baffled experts, it has been revealed that at least one of five young wannabe violent extremists lived in a McMansion with his family in Narre Warren. In raids that undoubtedly...

As American college students begin to take their summer break, George Will for the 'National Review' writes (30 May 2015), that this “brings a respite from the sinister childishness rampant on campuses.” These “childish” attacks...

The same sex couples gleefully lined up at the front of marriage register offices across Australia, awaiting the chance to marry legally, might have lamented the half empty chamber to which opportunistic leader of...