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A word to the wise


Sam de Brito There's just one thing you can't find on the internet, and it's a commodity we all crave.

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Aurally transmitted diseases


Sam de Brito Watch out who you whistle at ... they might catch something.

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Gods of metal


Sam de Brito Hard rock gigs are a rare way for young men to get physical in an appropriate manner.

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Miss my arse


Sam de Brito Who does that bozo travelling under the speed limit and leaving braking room think he is?

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The spectrum


Sam de Brito The more brawny professional footballers and bird-bodied hipster dudes I meet, the more impressed I am by the spectrum of masculinity that exists in this country ...

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First jobs

Before they were famous

jon hamm

Starting out... Jon Stewart was puppeteer, Hugh Jackman a party clown, and Brad Pitt a limo driver for strippers.

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Click magnet

Gamers take on grey tinge

Stan Thomas

Jenneth Orantia The average gamer is ageing as new recruits from all stages of life are taking up the pastime.

Rich list

Oprah still the world's best paid celebrity


Her new television network is struggling, but Oprah Winfrey's bank account is doing just fine, according to Forbes

The i-generation


Sam de Brito There's a famous scene in the 1949 Orson Welles movie The Third Man where his character Harry Lime talks about the gifts of adversity ...

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Sam de Brito I met a guy the other day who didn't eat. Well, I guess he ate sometimes or else he'd never do poop and as the saying goes - "you don't shit, you die" ...

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Angry young men


Sam de Brito Jeez, isn't it unfashionable to be angry? I don't mean phoning-up-the-radio-to-complain-about-them-boat-people-angry.

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Sam de Brito It's troubling to admit, but I'm a bore. A "new-father bore" to be precise - one of those blokes who whips out his mobile to show you the video of him looking for "monsters" with his two-year-old...

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Sam de Brito There's a term in Vietnamese "di nhau" which basically translates as "meeting friends to have a cheap beer at a streetside stall, eat small plates of food and shoot the breeze" but, aside from that...

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The built-in reaction


Sam de Brito Jack White, the former singer and guitarist with The White Stripes, last week had a dig at Lady Gaga, describing her persona as "all artifice. It's all image with no meaning behind it".

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The bastardisation of the cafe


Sam de Brito Sure, we brew a mean cup of java, but the most vital component of a vibrant cafe culture is sorely lacking.

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Sam de Brito Your daily struggle is not unique, and neither is the substance abuse you use to cope.

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Cold and timid souls


Sam de Brito Excuse me, Sir, are you licensed to hold that opinion?

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Common sense


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

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A moment


Sam de Brito Australians are abusing prescription drugs and alcohol at "alarming rates". Well, derr ...

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The overview effect


Sam de Brito Random acts of kindness are under-rated in a narcissistic society.

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