Donald McDonald

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6 September 2014 9:00 am

After a red-carpeted fanfare the Emmy Awards were announced last week in LA.  There is no hope for me; my…

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30 August 2014 9:00 am

Oh dear, the Helpmann Awards have come round again. The winners were announced in Sydney’s Capitol Theatre, a most appropriate…

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23 August 2014 9:00 am

I was hung once, in the Archibald, that is. Paul Newton, having been commissioned to paint me by the ABC,…

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16 August 2014 9:00 am

Popes come and popes go but generally not after only 33 days; which is what happened to Albino Luciani, elected…

Leave plenty to the imagination

1 February 2014 9:00 am

It seems they’re all the go at the moment; major historical survey shows, that is. There was Australia at the…