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My favourite Christmas present

Stephen Lacey Top executives recall the gift from Santa that rocked their childhood.

Welcome to our world, Lynda

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Sam de Brito Every man who's been turned away from a venue for not wearing a collared shirt was shaking their head at a Sydney solicitor denied access to the SCG Members.

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All Men Are Liars

Gen Y takes centre stage

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Sam de Brito The new theory: our young sportspeople suck because we cruised through the GFC.

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Knowing your place

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Sam de Brito Does anybody else get a chuckle out the constant teeth-gnashing by the rugby union fraternity, as they kid themselves there's actually something wrong with the world order of that sport when...

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Why do sports matter?

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Sam de Brito I've always had an uneasy relationship with football - mainly because I was so crap at it - but also because I distrust mass hysteria and certainty and you'll find both of those in spades amongst...

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Cold and timid souls

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

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Being bitchy to Lara Bingle

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Sam de Brito The reality TV show Being Lara Bingle kicks off Tuesday night on Channel 10 and if there's one thing more certain than her saying "like" a kajillion times, it's the putrid waterfall of bile, spite...

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Outdoor Type?

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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 ...

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Peter Roebuck's sad legacy

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Sam de Brito I feel sorry for gay blokes - not in a pitying, condescending way, and certainly not every gay man. There are plenty of gays who annoy me - particularly the vicious, snippy, Carson Kressley wannabes...

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Knives out

Fresh-faced Warne denies facelift

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Australian cricket great Shane Warne has denied claims he used Botox or had a facelift, saying his youthful look is thanks to moisturisers, healthy eating and exercise.

Ripped off in the 80s

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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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Parental love

In my father's footsteps

William McInnes.

William McInnes What began as a walk to the supermarket for actor William McInnes and his children becomes a philosophical stroll down memory lane - a reminder of the inevitability of change and the endurance of...

Rock legend

Mental in a good way

Reg Mombassa.

Andrew West Andrew West meets the artist and rock legend formally known as Chris O'Doherty.

Sporting star

I am what I am

Interview: Paul Connolly, Sunday Life Former Socceroo Craig Foster on his sporting start, World Cup failure and life behind the mike.