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Karl Quinn

Karl has held a variety of senior editing and writing roles since joining Fairfax Media in 1999. Most recently he was The Age's entertainment editor from 2009-2012. As national film editor, he oversees our film coverage in print and on our digital platforms.

War artist George Gittoes' Afghanistan film Snow Monkey is overlong but fascinating

Karl Quinn Childhood is brief for the street kids of Afghanistan.

Sponge out of Melbourne

How SpongeBob Squarepants was brought to life in Australia

The superhero 3D versions of SpongeBob and his friends were created by Melbourne effects house Iloura.

Karl Quinn He was born and raised in Bikini Bottom, but the 3D CGI version of "SpongeBob Squarepants" was created in Melbourne.

Noah Taylor goes from nowhere to everywhere

Karl Quinn For years, Noah Taylor was one of the best-kept secrets of the Australian film industry. But suddenly, he's everywhere.

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Lord of the Rings a chronicle of legal disputes

Martin Freeman in the Hobbit.

Karl Quinn They're preciousss, those nasty little hobbitses. We loves them, we does; oh yes. But not quite as much, perhaps, as the lawyers do.

David Simon

Following the trail

David Simon.

Karl Quinn Walking through a newsroom with David Simon is a bit like strolling through a shopping mall with Justin Bieber.

Former film chief Kim Williams calls for production subsidies review

Kim Williams.

Karl Quinn Kim Williams, one-time head of the Australian Film Commission and founding chairman of the Film Finance Corporation (now Screen Australia), has compared Australia's film and television producers to...

Boyd - draft prospects

Full Forward Tom Boyd of Eastern Ranges watching his team play the Geelong Falcons in TAC Cup prelim final at Visy Park.. 14th September 2013. THE SUNDAY AGE / MAL FAIRCLOUGHClick to play video

Karl Quinn Boyd - draft prospects

Big dance festival in doubt as promoter collapses

The Age
picture Justin McManus.
New Years Day.
Summerdayze festival.
Ravers in the Green Room.

Chris Vedelago, Cameron Houston, Karl Quinn Promoter behind some of Australia's biggest music festivals collapses with massive debts.

One small shed for man, one giant leap for mankind …


Karl Quinn Chris Jacobs has a space station in his backyard. True, it's unlikely to fly anywhere - it's actually a hodge-podge of MDF, flower pots, plastic bin lids, duct tape from Bunnings and bits of computer...

Kirsty Sword Gusmao

For the former first lady, a new battle begins at home

Kirsty Sword Gusma?o is married to Xanana Gusma?o, Prime Minister and former President of the Democratic Republic of  East Timor.

Karl Quinn Kirsty Sword Gusmao's role in East Timor's battle for independence is captured in the documentary Alias Ruby Blade, but now she's fighting on a new front - for her health.

Tough love from my mum, recalls Murdoch

Rupert Murdoch delivers a eulogy at the state memorial service for Dame Elisabeth Murdoch at St. Pauls Cathedral in Melbourne on December 18, 2012. Elisabeth Murdoch, a much-loved Australian public figure, famed philanthropist and mother of News Corp. tycoon Rupert Murdoch, passed away at her Cruden Farm home in the Melbourne suburbs on December 5 at the age of 103. AFP PHOTO / POOL / Alex COPPEL

Karl Quinn IF RUPERT MURDOCH rules his vast media empire with a firm hand, it is perhaps because he learnt from the best.

A life of strong love and quiet generosity

Dame Elisabeth Murdoch.

Karl Quinn If Rupert Murdoch rules his vast media empire with a firm hand, it is perhaps because he learnt from the best.

Minimum legacy of $500,000 pledged to nurse's family

Karl Quinn The owners of the radio network at the centre of the royal prank call controversy will donate all profits from advertising on 2Day FM for the remainder of the year to ''an appropriate memorial fund''...

Radio prank network to donate profits to memorial fund

Lisha Barboza

Karl Quinn THE owners of the radio network at the centre of the royal prank call controversy have vowed to donate all profits from advertising on 2Day FM for the remainder of the year to ''an appropriate...

Not our final call, say tearful presenters

Karl Quinn THE radio presenters at the centre of the royal prank call have claimed they were not ultimately responsible for a stunt that has caused outrage at a London hospital, provoked fury at Buckingham...

Woman of quiet influence always put others first

Elisabeth Murdoch

Karl Quinn Dame Elisabeth Murdoch cast a long shadow, if such a thing can be said of a woman who brought so much light to the world.

Science sexy? We can dare to dream as former pop star ponders universe

Professor Brian Cox

Karl Quinn It's important, when talking to a renowned physicist, to get the big questions out of the way first.

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Advertisers pull out of Alan Jones show - once again

Photograph shows 2GB radio veteran Alan Jones making a public appology for his odious remarks at a young Liberal party function that Julia Gillard's father had died of shame.Taken at the 2GB radio station in Pyrmont toady, Sunday 30th September 2012.

Karl Quinn IF IT was meant as a show of defiance, the return of advertising to the Alan Jones breakfast show has been a mixed success at best, with some advertisers signalling their withdrawal from the show for...

Station pulls all advertising from Jones's breakfast slot

Karl Quinn, Jonathan Swan Alan Jones's radio show will be entirely free of advertising in response to the outcry over his comments about Julia Gillard's father.

TV picks over Packer's life, with still more to come

Rob Carlton as Kerry Packer

Karl Quinn We haven't seen the last of Kerry Packer, it seems, not by a long shot.