Ten workplace body language mistakes

Jacquelyn Smith It determines how you're perceived, so why are so few aware of the poor signals they send?

Gender disconnect

Bootcamp for 40-year-old virgins

Couple, drinking, beer, nightclub, pub, date, dating, party, alcohol.

Judy Barouch If you have trouble connecting with the opposite sex, help is at hand.

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No cash here


Sam de Brito Say what you want about drug dealers but you're never going to get stuck behind one at the EFTPOS terminal in the supermarket as they fumble with maxed-out credit cards - those dudes always have cash...

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The "yeah, but" speech


Sam de Brito Gotta say I'm surprised that what may become the most memorable, if not the defining, speech of Julia Gillard's tenure as Prime Minister is still being met with the words "yeah, but" by many men (and...

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A costlier Christmas carol


The price of a partridge holds firm, but the pear tree will set you back more this year.

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Eat, drink and be very careful

Work Christmas party

Natasha Hughes Work party season is kicking off, when you're obliged to assume the title of "partner" at a work Christmas party. Is it possible to be the plus-one without anyone coming undone?

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All men are liars



Sam de Brito If riding a motorcycle is so much fun, why don't you ever see Harley Davidson owners smiling?

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All men are liars

Something about Raymond


Sam de Brito All that feel-good Tropfest hyperbole doesn't dance around a serious social crisis ...

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All Men Are Liars

Common sense


Sam de Brito Can online learning save democracy? One man thinks so.

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Sam de Brito "I think I'm gonna spew," said Brad Cranfield, winner of The Block, which is certainly how this viewer felt watching the Channel Nine renovation show ...

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Long hot summer


Sam de Brito So here we are again, the sixth time All Men Are Liars has bid you a Merry Christmas, happy holidays, a super summer ... whence I commence my January prayer that I'll have a job come the new year ...

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Chivalry rules

How to be Mr Modern Manners


Iain Hollingshead A guide to chivalry for the confused and fallible 21st-century male.

Making an appearance


Sam de Brito If you pay a celebrity to turn up to your party, does this not defeat the purpose, i.e. that your party is so cool a celebrity actually wants to attend? ...

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Don't mention the drought

Don't mention the drought thumb

Sam de Brito Men might routinely forget birthdays and wedding anniversaries but I reckon there's one date every bloke has fixed unerringly in his mind: the last time he had sex ...

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Dance moves

A break from reality

Tim Elliott

At the age of 41, hip-hop novice Tim Elliot goes back to basics and unleashes his inner boogie.

Sex science

The real rules of attraction

Gentlmen prefer blondes. Right? Wrong. Sorting science from cliches.

Ripped off in the 80s


Sam de Brito The longer I live, the more convinced I become my generation got savagely ripped off as teenagers growing up in the 80s* ...

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Human nature


Sam de Brito Some years ago, a country publican took ownership of a neglected rural hotel and on his first day in charge, the front bar was once again overrun by a local drug dealer and his crew of hoons ...

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Brand building

The business of Lady Gaga

Lady Gaga

Dirk Smillie, Lady Gaga isn't the music industry's new Madonna. She's its new business model.

The 50 year plan


John Baily Melbourne comedian Sammy J is launching a show he plans to run for half a century.