Sam de Brito Snobbery always tells you more about the shortcomings of the snob than the snubbed.
All Men Are Liars
Sam de Brito When your idols age, you can't help reflect on your own ... ahem ... maturity.
Sam de Brito One of our great Australian songs, generally not considered an Australian song, is the Lemonheads 'Outdoor Type', sung by the once omnipresent Evan Dando ...
Sam de Brito Some years ago, Columbia University Professor Richard Bulliet was engaged by several British police forces to review and write reports about allegedly jihadist materials seized during invesitgations...
Money, money, money
Jessica Irvine Neither a borrower nor a lender be ... instead watch the drama that unfolds around such acts of avarice when writers mine the global financial crisis for material, writes Jessica Irvine.
Andrew West Andrew West meets the artist and rock legend formally known as Chris O'Doherty.
Fashion designer Tom Ford has made a seamless transition to filmmaker with A Single Man, the soulful, immaculately styled story of a grieving college professor in 1960s California.
Mr Nice Guy
Helen Barlow Helen Barlow reveals the joking family man who is the real Matt Damon.
Helena de Bertodano Sarcastic, slovenly Garfield - the world's most popular cat - is the creation of a man who couldn't be more cheerful or industrious. Jim Davis talks about the ginger tom that saved his life.
John Baily Melbourne comedian Sammy J is launching a show he plans to run for half a century.
Craig Platt Australians join in the wheeling and dealing of the Montreal Just for Laughs Festival.
As CD sales plummet and artists desert their music companies, new ways of doing business are the key to survival, writes Bernard Zuel.