Geraldine Massey

What’s woke this week?

6 May 2021 5:15 pm

I’m increasingly reminded of Moby Dick’s Captain Ahab in the unhinged, pinpointed monomania of the woke.  Melville describes Ahab thus:  [H]is special…

What’s woke this weekend?

24 April 2021 4:16 pm

The woke love rules. They have lots of them. And they’re zealous in policing them. Oops… sorry, I obviously can’t…

Be warned: you come for Jane Austen at your peril

21 April 2021 6:16 pm

It is a truth universally acknowledged that a woke society in possession of literary masterpieces must be in want of…

What’s woke this weekend?

18 April 2021 4:00 am

We have our finger on the pulse of wokism here at The Spectator Australia and this week we’ll answer some…

What’s woke this week?

9 April 2021 3:52 pm

In the new woke order racism is everywhere. Systems of law hide ‘coded language’ and discrimination. Educational institutions deliver ‘unequal…

A what’s woke special: and to think that we saw it in Wokeworld this week

11 March 2021 4:30 pm

The Twittersphere this week went into meltdown at the news that Dr Seuss Enterprises — the company that is supposed…

What’s woke this week?

4 March 2021 5:49 pm

The woke Stasi’s not–so–secret police have been out in force recently: a bit of psychological harassment here, a bit of agitprop there, virtue…

No Mickey Mouse business. Here’s the Celebrity Climate Change Club

25 February 2021 5:04 pm

Trigger warning: the following article may contain satire.  Before he boarded a private jet to make the journey from Sydney to Byron Bay last…

What’s woke this week?

18 February 2021 4:49 pm

Woke stories have come in from all parts of the globe this week including Pittsburgh, Auckland and England. Read on to…

What’s woke this week?

13 February 2021 5:00 am

Wokeworld really is a fairyland where all kinds of magical and amazing things happen. Its residents are the super-sensitive princesses…

What’s woke this week?

4 February 2021 7:02 pm

Animal crackers in my soup, racists and speciesists loop the loop,  Gosh, oh gee, don’t I have fun, swallowing nonsense the woke…

What’s woke this week?

28 January 2021 4:01 pm

In my ongoing quest to ‘do the work’ and come to terms with my inherent white supremacy I discovered recently that ‘third world’ is a term…

What’s woke this weekend?

22 November 2020 10:59 am

Hallelujah brothers, sisters and — of course — the gender non-conforming! Pack up the babies and grab the old ladies…

What’s woke this week?

30 October 2020 4:58 pm

‘When I use a word,’ Humpty Dumpty said in rather a scornful tone, ‘it means just what I choose it to mean…

Happy International Pronouns Day!

21 October 2020 12:02 pm

Get your GLAAD rags on, roll out the rainbow skittles and get ready to party. On second thought, you’d better pour yourself a stiff drink before…

What’s woke this week?

14 October 2020 6:27 pm

You may have noticed a disturbance in the force this week as the orbits of high fashion, academia and Hollywood collided to form a…

What’s woke this week?

3 October 2020 5:00 pm

The woke’s erroneous moral certitude that brooks no dissent and fanatical adherence to the cause sees them increasingly resemble Islamist terrorists hell-bent on purging the…

What’s woke this week?

4 September 2020 3:52 pm

Wokus pocus! The social justice conjurers of critical race theory and inclusiveness were staging some impressive illusions last week. With a wave of their wands looting, rioting and setting…

What’s woke this week?

26 August 2020 11:32 am

Making woke news this past week has been the terrible tyranny of the colouring book, as well as white vegans…

The brave new world of ‘moral bioenhancement’

21 August 2020 5:00 am

O wonder!How many goodly creatures are there here!How beauteous mankind is! O brave new world,That has such people in’t.  — William Shakespeare, The Tempest, Act…

What’s woke this week (or racist)?

18 August 2020 2:18 pm

Another week, more rounds of ‘Ring a ring a racist’. Pick a subject, any subject and it’s probably made an…

What’s woke this week (or racist)?

7 August 2020 2:55 pm

In racism news, the woke word police have been all atwitter this week, bless them, fluttering about racist bird names;…

What’s woke this week (or racist)?

31 July 2020 11:00 am

It’s no surprise that I spy with my little eye something beginning with ‘R’ is once again the game of woke choice…

What’s woke this week?

24 July 2020 3:31 pm

Racism has remained the backbone of wokedom this past week with stories from the unlikely realms of sleep and K-Pop. Not to be…

What’s racist this week?

17 July 2020 11:30 am

Your woke correspondent has emerged this week from hibernation into the light of a brave new Wokeworld where white people are clambering over…