Karen Yossman

Writers blocked: Even fantasy fiction is now offensive

18 May 2019 9:00 am

It was Lionel Shriver who saw the writing on the wall. Giving a keynote speech at the Brisbane Writers Festival…

King of heavy metal Bruce Dickinson at Madison Square Gardens in 1983

Death metal

12 May 2016 1:00 pm

With its loud guitar riffs and even louder fashion, heavy metal has always been ripe for ridicule. In its mid-1980s…