Sam de Brito has spent more than a decade writing for TV, film and newspapers. In his books, No Tattoos Before You’re Thirty and No Sex With Your Ex, he offers advice to his unborn children. In his offerings The Lost Boys and Hello Darkness, he takes the pulse of Aussie manhood. Now it's your turn as he expounds on the business of being a bloke.

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    Crips versus Bloods, Aussie style

    3D glasses

    Sam de Brito The colour-coded fanaticism of Aussie politics leaves little room for nuance.

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    Never 'beef down' to an internet troll


    Sam de Brito The golden rule of hip-hop can also be applied to dealing with online pests.

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    The biggest penis in the world


    Sam de Brito Richest? Fastest? Biggest? Which would you choose?

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    Abbott the father deserves more respect

    Tony Abbott

    Sam de Brito A dad complimenting his daughters isn't creepy. The media's ugly distortion is.

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    Aurally transmitted diseases


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

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    The blob


    Sam de Brito Are you part of the big, indifferent mass that will decide our next PM?

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    Pathologising unhappiness


    Sam de Brito What if depression isn't a disorder, but a healthy response to living in an insane world?

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    Pee cups among the cubicles


    Sam de Brito If your partying is not affecting your performance, should your boss be able to drug test you?

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    Sense of a woman


    Sam de Brito Perfumes can spark incredible memories, but how about a more authentic odour?

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    Shifts in perspective


    Sam de Brito Dolly Parton's dimensions have long been admired, but seldom in this way.

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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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    Getting your hands dirty


    Sam de Brito Apart from philosophical genius, what did Voltaire, Epicurus and Francis Bacon have in common?

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    Save the humans


    Sam de Brito Greenies have their pitch wrong: forget saving the planet, save yourself.

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    Sober dating


    Sam de Brito No slurred words to be playfully misconstrued, no crumbling inhibitions to trip over.

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    In praise of conversation


    Sam de Brito Is your discourse that of an ass or an angel? Read on to find out which.

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    Turn back the bile


    Sam de Brito Maybe it's time to stop blaming government for the harsh treatment of refugees and look closer to home?

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    The thin ice of modern life


    Sam de Brito The search for meaning in life delivered via Pink Floyd, Slovenia and Shiite Islamic doctrine.

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    The "crisis" of manhood


    Sam de Brito Yet again, we're left wondering what all these mixed messages actually mean.

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    How to be a super man


    Sam de Brito Men invariably get plenty of instruction on how to use their body; but little on using their brain.

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    Life at the bottom


    Sam de Brito Prescription opioids are the new drug of choice. I hit the street for look behind the headlines.

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