We spoke to the creator behind ABC's consistently funny and cutting family comedy about politics, The Cosby Show, and aspirational TV.
Aug 17, 2015
A day-to-day guide on how to read the news without punching yourself repeatedly in the face.
Celebrating my 40th birthday on a tropical island with a sexy stranger sounded great—until I realized I would almost certainly look like an idiot on national television.
Why is everyone losing their shit over the ABC airing the views of someone who said something that could possibly be interpreted as a pro-terrorism sentiment, but not bothered by newspapers whose editorials and front pages seemed specifically geared to in…
Days after thanking the broadcaster in Parliament, the Prime Minister has accused the ABC of betraying the nation.
A two-part television series that concluded on the ABC last night took some tentative steps towards lifting the lid of Australia's shameful past.
"Part of our spiritual practice is drinking kombucha," a temple spokesman told us.
UVA students are protesting after a black 20-year-old named Martese Johnson was aggressively arrested by Alcohol Beverage Control agents.
Canberra responded to a damning report from the Australian Human Rights Commission by attacking the Commission's president and avoiding the issue altogether.
Earlier this year we sent some women from Young Labor on a date with some guys from the Young Liberals. Now we get their thoughts on Victoria's state election.
The conventional wisdom is that the ABC leans to the left. It's a wisdom so conventional that not even facts and evidence can destroy it.
Moral outrage might be what Abbott feels, but it's a difficult justification in a world where so many moral outrages are allowed to continue without our intervention.
It's a blow to free speech, in the same way not being able to shout "fire" in a crowded theatre also impinges on our ability to say whatever we want.
Perhaps The Bachelor has more to do with the Stanford Prison Experiment than we thought.
The breakout star of the Gathering of the Juggalos was Ratchet Regi, a stripper who twerked on a 500-pound man's belly in front of Da Mafia 6ix's DJ Paul at an outdoor strip club.
In theory it allows debate, and holds public figures accountable in front of the public they represent. In practice, it's an hour of theatre, shouting, and point scoring that ultimately satisfies no one.
Remember kids there is more to life than genitals and hooch, but there isn't more to schoolies.
Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. premiered to much fanfare last night, but not everyone is excited about this new show. An environmental group called "Rising Tide" claims that ABC, Marvel, and Joss Whedon stole both their name and logo for the bad g…
On Tuesday morning, the Australian news network ABC broadcast a story revealing the identity of the mysterious "Prisoner X" who died in solitary confinement in an Israeli prison in 2010. In fact, "Prisoner X" was the subject of a case so secret that ABC c…
Being "crushed out" is not the ethereal world of magic not-knowingness that people often think it is. In actual fact, the "crush" is a well-researched science that goes back tens and tens of years.