Flat White Quick Shots

When’s Four Corners coming for Alfred Deakin?

16 June 2021 11:04 am

When is Four Corners coming for Alfred Deakin? He’s been dead for 102 years so can’t sue, surely an advantage…

Trolling the Queen

7 June 2021 2:18 pm

The Ginger and the Whinger have welcomed a daughter into the world, Lilibet “Lili” Diana Mountbatten-Windsor. We should all be…

‘Sweaty men have touched that ball’: South Australia’s special corona craziness

3 June 2021 5:00 pm

Every cloud has a silver lining, and corona craziness is providing a unique insight into how the nawabs of nannying,…

How to avoid coronavirus? Duck and cover

2 June 2021 4:11 pm

Not content with her discovery of the elusive “pizza box” strain of coronavirus, South Australia’s chief public health officer Nicola…

Jacqui Lambie said what?

27 May 2021 12:58 pm

Imagine the furore if a Coalition parliamentarian told a Qantas staff member “your CEO is a poof”. Imagine the fury…

We can respect each other’s choices and beliefs… (allegedly)

20 May 2021 2:59 pm

We forget that the Greens are a party founded on opposition to renewable energy — Bob Brown wanted a coal-fired…

So does Clementine Ford also endorse the Mad Mullahs’ views on women?

19 May 2021 3:43 pm

Clementine Ford is certainly an expert on conflict — picking or provoking fights, anyway — but we didn’t know this…

Adam Bandt’s drink problem

13 May 2021 2:47 pm

Is this why is Adam Bandt in parliament? Because he failed as a sommelier? One might think so from his…

What’s going on in our universities? Don’t ask

12 May 2021 3:08 pm

If you’re lucky enough not to receive the daily briefing from The Conversation website, that showcase for the creme of…

The SMAge descends into imbecilism

10 May 2021 3:30 pm

And to think that we were under the impression that The SMAge’s target demographic was neurotic single women aged 18-45.…

Bill Shoten, stopped clock

8 May 2021 2:34 pm

“I tell you that there will be more joy in heaven over one sinner who repents than over ninety-nine righteous ones who…

Is this how Daleks dress for Mardi Gras?

4 May 2021 4:00 pm

Is this how Daleks dress for Mardi Gras or Extinction Rebellion acting like idiots again in their latest newsletter? It’s…

Lest we forget… the planet is doomed

25 April 2021 3:46 pm

It’s getting to the stage where The Sydney Morning Herald and The Age are becoming so unreadable you don’t even…

What’s philosopher-king Kev up to nowadays?

21 April 2021 4:33 pm

It was on this day in 2008 where that gathering of the best and brightest from across the land —…

Black real estate matters

13 April 2021 3:48 pm

SpecOz readers would have seen yesterday’s reports about Black Lives Matter co-founder Patrisse Khan-Cullors and her real estate binge-buying, which…

The Cuba of the Southern Hemisphere?

8 April 2021 3:30 pm

Ever since the radical privately-funded and owned Museum of Old and New Art, MONA, opened, Tasmania has gone through first…

Tonight’s viewing: Malcolm on the Outer

6 April 2021 1:28 pm

From Wikipedia: Malcolm in the Middle, sorry, Malcolm on the Outer. The series follows a dysfunctional working class family [THE LIBERAL PARTY]…

Not an April fools’ joke

1 April 2021 4:00 pm

Just another day at their ABC, with a typical ABC expert: Professor Danielle Celermajer leads the MultiSpecies Justice project at…

The Greens’ education policy is already paying dividends

28 March 2021 4:10 pm

Another Sunday, another piss and wind mailout to the Greens Party membership and camp followers — but one with a…

We’ll have a gay old time, but there are other matters to discuss

25 March 2021 11:06 am

By now everyone in the country knows about the petition to change the name of Street’s Golden Gaytimes. We at…

The Woke and the Woeful

24 March 2021 5:39 pm

Forget the sun-kissed LA glamour of the Bold and the Beautiful. How about the latest in that other Californian soap,…

Revealed: who won from the great corona cash splash?

23 March 2021 5:00 pm

We’re all in this together? Pigs arse. A good crisis never goes to waste — and the big global consulting…

Redistributions: a break for Christian Porter, but the PM won't be happy

19 March 2021 12:43 pm

Finally, some good news for Christian Porter. The Australian Electoral Commission has just released its draft new electoral boundaries for…

Big Brother is watching you... doing that

18 March 2021 4:36 pm

Sometimes senior police make remarks of such sheer stupidity that they appear deliberate; a deliberate attempt to say something that…

Time to get real with GetUp!

17 March 2021 3:55 pm

Anyone who has had any significant dealings with GetUp! would know that it’s inappropriate to say that they’re economical with…