Vanessa de Largie

The upside to my lockdown

31 May 2020 6:40 pm

We have a lot to be thankful for.  Not only has the global pandemic given us Coronavirus Porn but dick…

The most important issue of 2020: sexist kids water bottles

21 May 2020 1:46 pm

Coronavirus seems to reveal the best and worst of humanity. Most Australians have spent the last two months adjusting to…

Self isolation? Working from home? Some of us have flourished for years doing it

17 March 2020 11:30 am

For many years now, the world has been slowly moving towards working remotely.    Recent studies conducted by the International Workplace Group…

Sick, sad and confused

25 February 2020 7:25 pm

I feel tormented this week. I want to drink. I want to suck dick.  I want to self-destruct. I’m fighting an…

Stuff woke. Be practical

10 January 2020 5:00 am

There has been enough social commentary on our bushfire crisis and climate change to fill Lake Eyre, so I’ll refrain…

When journos join the thought police, God help us

3 December 2019 12:04 pm

Is 2019 the death of satire?  Because it’s most definitely the death of comedy.  A comedian’s role used to be…

Clem goes gooey over dead white male

1 December 2019 6:06 pm

Just when I think Clementine Ford couldn’t get any more hypocritical she has managed to outdo any previous effort. At…

Leunig and the loon brigade

31 October 2019 5:01 pm

The ‘martyr mother’ archetype sums up motherhood in 2019 succinctly. The outrage over Michael Leunig’s illustration ‘Phoney Love’ is proof…

This is bullying with help from a professional media manipulator, not news

22 October 2019 1:00 pm

Philosopher Arthur Schopenhauer once said, “compassion is the basis of morality.” Perhaps the Australian blue-tick warriors could learn something from…

A metaphor by any other name…

13 October 2019 5:03 pm

When did metaphors become offensive?  Seriously? American billionaire and investment analyst, Ken Fisher is in deep shit for remarks he…

Pornography: neither a culprit nor a cop-out

9 September 2019 5:00 am

Jaymes Todd, the Melbourne man given a life sentence last week for the cowardly rape and murder of Eurydice Dixon…

Sex and the Sydney stabbing: preach PC, print prurience

20 August 2019 3:59 pm

The good-girl-gone-bad narrative peddled by the Australian media following the stabbing murder of Sydney sex-worker Michaela Dunn last week —…

Nightmare feminism

16 August 2019 6:35 pm

#MeToo is like a malignant cancer that multiplies and spreads. It attacks the white blood cells. It attacks the immune…

Abortions are hell, but a woman’s choice to make

31 July 2019 12:44 pm

I’m sick of religious men carrying the torch for anti-abortion. Every woman in the world is entitled to have bodily…

I’ve got them Barnaby blues… not!

30 July 2019 6:57 pm

My house is flooded. The bathroom. The bedroom. The office. The laundry. Flooded with my tears for poverty-stricken Barnaby Joyce.…

L L BoJo

27 July 2019 5:05 pm

The fact that Boris Johnson is a seriously flawed scallywag is part of his charm. Like the rugged womanisers of…

Is there a Trump smear the left won’t stoop to?

21 July 2019 7:25 pm

Last week, the Channel Nine tabloids ran a column: Trump and Epstein partied and commented on women in 1992 video.…

Forget when Belle Gibson will get jail. When will her victims get justice?

17 July 2019 8:29 pm

When the Belle Gibson trial hit the news again recently all I was able to do was ‘watch on’ as…

Is Black Widow leading a fightback against wokeness in the arts?

16 July 2019 12:22 pm

Scarlett Johansson is in deep-shit again for raging against identity politics.  In 2018, Johansson abandoned her starring role as a…

Wh-t the f-ck is going on with c-nsorship for sn-wflakes?

8 July 2019 2:16 pm

I’m not a fan of censored swear words in writing, particularly in books and columns.  If you’re unable to swear with…

Who says a woman can’t win with a sugar daddy arrangement?

2 July 2019 1:27 pm

Recently, 60 minutes, aired a segment titled: The Secret World of Sugar Babies and Sugar Daddies.  As one would expect…

It’s a strange, lonely world when you’re anti-euthanasia from experience

30 June 2019 2:31 pm

Being anti-euthanasia is most similar to being an outcast kid.  Not only is one mocked, shamed and personally attacked.  One…

Bring on the Barty party

9 June 2019 10:58 am

It’s 1.51 am Melbourne time and Ashleigh Barty has just made history — winning the French Open and bringing home…

The Melbourne accused: tragic, but not the Australian everyman

29 May 2019 12:36 pm

The four men charged with the four alleged murders of women that have rocked Melbourne in recent months share some…

Let me feel your pain (so I can claim it as mine)

21 May 2019 1:44 pm

Since Scott Morrison’s election victory on Saturday night, TV personality Lisa Wilkinson, has penned a virtue-signalling column for 10Daily, titled…