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The sauciest show on TV: Netflix’s latest offering will transform your sex life

The sauciest show on TV: Netflix’s latest offering will transform your sex life

A new Netflix show combines your two main interests: sex and interior design

  • by Thomas Mitchell

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Decades after NWA fought off censorship, Australia has declared its own war on hip-hop
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Decades after NWA fought off censorship, Australia has declared its own war on hip-hop

Police prevent rappers from performing live shows and threaten to remove their music from streaming platforms. It’s an intervention without precedent in Australian music history.

  • by Osman Faruqi
From Seth Meyers to Liam Gallagher, Amyl and the Sniffers soak up global spotlight

From Seth Meyers to Liam Gallagher, Amyl and the Sniffers soak up global spotlight

“There was a guy in Amsterdam who sang every word ... he wasn’t even Australian.” After a huge international tour, Amyl and the Sniffers are back home and reflective.

  • by Martin Boulton
We’ve fallen for TV dating shows, but what’s love got to do with it?

We’ve fallen for TV dating shows, but what’s love got to do with it?

There’s nothing authentic about dating shows, so why do we subscribe to the idea that the participants will find ‘true love’?

  • by Abbir Dib
Author of Where the Crawdads Sing wanted for questioning over murder in Zambia

Author of Where the Crawdads Sing wanted for questioning over murder in Zambia

In a plot twist no one saw coming, award-winning author Delia Owens is currently wanted for questioning over a 1995 murder case.

  • by Thomas Mitchell
After 15 seasons of Mad As Hell, Shaun Micallef finds a show with joy

After 15 seasons of Mad As Hell, Shaun Micallef finds a show with joy

Shaun Micallef’s new high-school quiz show Brain Eisteddfod is “more me than I’ve ever been”, says the multi-hatted comedian as he farewells Mad As Hell and turns 60.

  • by Ben Pobjie
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‘An own goal’: Experts criticise police efforts to ‘censor’ Australian rappers

‘An own goal’: Experts criticise police efforts to ‘censor’ Australian rappers

Streaming platforms could face pressure to remove certain forms of hip-hop music over fears it could incite violence or criminal activity.

  • by Thomas Mitchell
The old lady in Titanic is my spiteful, minimalist queen

The old lady in Titanic is my spiteful, minimalist queen

Forget Leo and Kate, the true star of Titanic was the old lady who threw her diamond into the ocean.

  • by Patrick Lenton
Ten’s Pilot Showcase lets viewers taste-test six new shows. Were they any good?

Ten’s Pilot Showcase lets viewers taste-test six new shows. Were they any good?

Ten’s commendable initiative is no hollow promise: four of eight titles went to full series in 2018. This year’s projects are now streaming.

  • by Craig Mathieson
First pictures of Kylie Minogue and Jason Donovan reunion on Neighbours revealed

First pictures of Kylie Minogue and Jason Donovan reunion on Neighbours revealed

In a dream ending for Neighbours fans, Jason Donovan and Kylie Minogue have confirmed that Scott and Charlene return to the street for the show’s finale.

  • by Karl Quinn
Want to know your future? There’s an astrology app (or several) for that
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Spectrum

Want to know your future? There’s an astrology app (or several) for that

From the sharemarket to the dating scene, we’re all looking for a sense of direction.

  • by Genevieve Novak