Danny Katz Maybe we pushed her too hard and that's why she died. But the old girl should've been able to make it: I mean, she had a speedometer that went all the way up to 220 - she should've been able to...
Miranda Devine Don't Melbourne police have worse people to arrest than the formula one driver Lewis Hamilton? His "crime" was to smoke his tyres while doing a bit of a fishtail as he left the grand prix...
Heckler I HAVE always been a firm believer in Jean-Paul Sartre's saying that ''hell is other people'', which is why I don't like going to places where there are lots of people.
Ian Rose There's no worries about celebrating Australian English.
Jonathan Horn When he quit rugby league to become a professional boxer, Anthony Mundine donned his leather jacket, sucked on a Chupa Chup and fielded questions.
Simon Jenkins Films like Zero Dark Thirty seem happy to falsify facts in the name of art.
I HAVE vented my spleen about plenty of topics over the years, but what's got me fired up this week has no equal. I've never been so annoyed at someone as I am at myself.
Waleed Aly Whatever Kathryn Bigelow's intention with Zero Dark Thirty, her new blockbuster about the hunt for Osama bin Laden, one fact is inescapable: this is a pro-torture film.
Germaine Greer There seems to be a pretty low level of commitment to the real purpose of national parks, which is conservation.
Peter FitzSimons I've done a lot of lying on Newport beach, but I'm back! And I've missed you.
Hamish McDonald RECENTLY, on YouTube, I saw a dog driving a car. Well, ''driving'' is a bit of a stretch because Fido's paws were roped to the steering wheel and he ''steered'' it around a gentle curve for about 20...
Daniel Flitton History tells us that the sending of troops into troubled African nations often ends badly.
Anson Cameron They won't let you spread your towel out front of the surf club in Lorne unless you're worth 400K a year.
John Birmingham It was surely a misunderstanding, that bloke being shot in the leg by the driver of a shiny black Beemer in Melbourne this week.
Jane Caro I am writing this in the very messy and slightly overcrowded lounge room of a rented house opposite the beach. Yes, I am honouring the grand tradition of the great Aussie beach holiday.
Peter Martin Harsh penalties for violating websites' terms of service are hugely out of all proportion.
Heckler IT'S the silly season for houseboats once again. It runs from mid December until the end of February.
Suzanne Moore My pet peeve was the pet-obsessed, until I joined their ranks.
Priya Wakhlu AS AN Australian of Indian origin, I have been lucky enough to enjoy frequent trips to Delhi. Summer vacations are coloured by fireworks at Diwali, dancing at never-ending Indian weddings, watching...
''F--- the wildlife'' was the young man's response when I pointed out no motorbikes were allowed because it was a wildlife conservation area.