Marian Tomsey

Calumnies from the clickbait farm

3 October 2016 1:00 pm

“This is what would happen if Australian halted immigration”, the introduction to ditzy Fairfax economics correspondent Jessica Irvine’s latest bleatings…

So, South Australia, how’s that move to renewables working out for you?

28 September 2016 5:38 pm

Oh. From the Adelaide Advertiser, this afternoon: The entire state has lost all power in the midst of today’s big…

And in further news from the inner-city…

24 September 2016 8:30 pm

Looking for a little culture this weekend? Here’s something: Hilariously though even this sort of stuff comes completes with a…

And in news just in from the inner-city…

22 September 2016 3:54 pm

From the latest e-mail missive from Melbourne Farmers Markets: Keep your veggies and leftovers fresh with BeeKeep. Beeswax coated cloth provides…

John Howard prompts a go slow at the Spencer Street Soviet

19 September 2016 10:27 am

“When John Howard took to the stage at the National Press Club some days ago …” The Age’s editorial begins…

Whatever you do, don’t mention the holy war

12 September 2016 1:26 pm

There appears to be a lot of mental illness about. It must have something to do with all those Coalition…

Richard Di Natale and then and now

6 September 2016 5:53 pm

Greens leader Richard Di Natale was making his usual pious noises on ABC Radio National Breakfast on Tuesday morning. “We…

The week in politics in 10 words or less*

2 September 2016 1:23 pm

Neil Mitchell to Malcolm Turnbull, 3AW, this morning: “If you can’t run the parliament you, can’t run the country.”  …

Back to school with James McGrath

30 August 2016 8:18 am

Daunted by wading through the acres of newsprint about today’s first sitting of parliament since the election? Afraid of eye…

The biggest rort of them all

18 August 2016 7:32 am

A stopped clock is … well, you know the rest. And so it was with Buzzfeed yesterday when the Australian…

According to a new study …

10 August 2016 7:40 am

According to a new study … It’s amazing just what one can conjure with those five short words. A little…