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Seth Meyers: ‘Why is it easier to vote on America’s Got Talent than it is in America?’
Late-night hosts discuss Gavin Newsom’s victory in the California recall election and Nicki Minaj’s vaccine tweet

Adrian Horton

16, Sep, 2021 @4:00 PM

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Stephen Colbert on Trump tell-all: ‘Maybe we should’ve been a little more terrified’
Late-night hosts discuss a report that Gen Mark Milley hid nuclear codes from Trump and Nicki Minaj’s vaccine-skeptical tweet

Adrian Horton

15, Sep, 2021 @3:59 PM

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Aria awards go gender neutral: ‘The music industry is demanding a more equal space’
Australia’s premier music awards are following the lead of the Grammys, and scrapping best male and female artist categories

Kelly Burke

15, Sep, 2021 @6:49 AM

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Every night for one hour only, my Facebook feed is swamped by pictures of spooky dolls
Spooky Doll Hour is a Facebook group for the terminally online, but even here the boundary between irony and earnestness becomes increasingly blurred

Patrick Lenton

14, Sep, 2021 @5:30 PM

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Trevor Noah on Biden’s vaccination mandates: ‘He’s not messing around’
Late-night hosts discuss hyperbolic GOP outrage over sweeping vaccination mandates and the California recall election

Adrian Horton

14, Sep, 2021 @3:50 PM

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Rediscovered 1931 film Europa to get world premiere in London
Festival to show anti-fascist masterpiece by surrealists Stefan and Franciszka Themerson

Mark Brown Arts correspondent

14, Sep, 2021 @3:39 PM

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Hurry up and wait: the joys of slow culture
In the streaming age, sleeper hits such as Schitt’s Creek and The Morning Show have replaced quick successes, confirming culture is a marathon not a sprint

Rachel Aroesti

14, Sep, 2021 @8:00 AM

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Why is Nicki Minaj tweeting about vaccines and some guy’s swollen testicles?
The rapper missed the Met Gala because she isn’t vaccinated, but what does this have to do with the sexual function of a bloke in Trinidad? Michael Sun explains it to Steph Harmon, quickly

Michael Sun explains it to Steph Harmon

14, Sep, 2021 @5:33 AM

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‘It seemed to capture a wave’: How the Boo Radleys made Wake Up Boo!
‘Martin wrote the song while watching The Big Breakfast on acid. Then, when we recorded the song in Wales, there was a night when some sheep got painted blue’

Interviews by Dave Simpson

13, Sep, 2021 @1:13 PM

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‘We have tried to navigate each challenge’: $5m lifeline for Melbourne Theatre Company
The flagship Melbourne company is the most recent arts organisation to receive major federal government funding to keep it afloat

Kelly Burke

13, Sep, 2021 @10:14 AM

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Undercover heiress: the Chicago meat-packing scion who outfoxed the Gestapo
She took tea with Sigmund Freud, had an affair with Stephen Spender, risked her life in the Austrian resistance – and inspired an Oscar-winning film. Can a new show about Muriel Gardiner capture her extraordinary life?

Claire Armitstead

13, Sep, 2021 @5:00 AM

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Anne With An E: scope for the imagination in Netflix’s reworking of LM Montgomery classic
Diversity and acceptance are major themes in this 2017 adaptation of the story of the big-hearted orphan girl in a small Canadian town

Vivienne Pearson

13, Sep, 2021 @1:30 AM

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