Flat White Quick Shots

It’s now the Greens who have the ugly faction

31 July 2021 4:02 pm

Just in case any readers have been living under a rock for the past few days (as opposed to heavy…

A simple question each for Annastacia Palaszczuk and Scott Morrison on the games

21 July 2021 10:00 pm

Q: Premier, what public services will be cut or what taxes will be raised to allow Queensland to host the…

It’s Doctor Demento

19 July 2021 4:02 pm

Poor old John Hewson has been dumped as a columnist with the Nine chipwrappers for the great crime of being…

Pfizer: 100 per cent effective against the Tinfoil Twins

12 July 2021 2:00 pm

That paragon of journalistic impartiality Laura Tingle had a long and detailed report yesterday on how Kevin Rudd heroically intervened…

Do the bleeding hearts prefer Daniel Andrews’ Covid containment solution?

11 July 2021 11:37 am

The usual suspects have found a way to play the race card as Sydney’s coronavirus lockdown tightens. The Weekend Australian…

The invisible man

9 July 2021 11:30 am

Here’s a screenshot of the Flat White email inbox from earlier this morning. Might the PM’s minders have finally realised…

The Lord of the Woke

6 July 2021 3:00 pm

James Ronald Ruel Tolkien was an English academic with a particular interest in Anglo-Saxon languages and legends and philology. He…

What do the ABC and the Chinese Communist Party have in common?

1 July 2021 12:49 pm

With all the attention being paid to the Chinese Communist Party’s birthday, we thought it only fair that our beloved…

A turning point on cancel culture?

30 June 2021 3:10 pm

“There will be more joy in heaven over one sinner who repents than over ninety-nine just persons who need no…

Blade Runner 2021?

28 June 2021 11:37 am

After all the lurid lies and speculation about Daniel Andrews’ stumble down those stairs, have we been missing the truly…

Meet the Irukandji jellyfish: deadlier than coronavirus

27 June 2021 11:43 am

The Irukandji jellyfish, Wikipedia tells us, are any of several similar, extremely venomous species of box jellyfish. with a very…

Is Perth the new Fallujah?

23 June 2021 11:18 am

It’s a little complicated trying to stay on top of everything and all the premiers — or the coppers or…

Annastacia Palaszczuk crowns her coronavirus queen

21 June 2021 9:58 am

Ironic. Coronavirus is known as coronavirus because of the “coronas”, the crown shapes on its cells. The measures taken against…

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…