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July 28, 2015 - 07:33 -- Admin

I was searching for a Blunty topic, not having much luck with the news cycle, and thinking it was going to be a toss up between Quade Cooper's tweet (and the need to for everyone to be given one Get-Out-Of-Jail-Free card on the Internet). Or Jimmy Barnes vs Reclaim Australia.

Neither really appealed, but then with one typo, I had my column.

The cold and shifting shores of freelance life

July 27, 2015 - 07:50 -- Admin

A newly minted freelancer reached out to me on the Twitters a little back, asking via DM about an awkward payment dispute they were having with a publisher. Man, do I wish I could provide the details, because the villainy involved was breathtaking. But because it was so singular a piece of douche baggage I can't tell you story without providing clues to the freelancer"s identity, and they would like to keep working.

Get to da choppaaa

July 25, 2015 - 12:46 -- Admin

When I realised it was my turn to write the Saturday News Review column for SMH and Bronnie was still Speaker of Parilament, I was so excited I could hardly finish my foie gras. There were two challenges for this column.

X-Wing Down

July 23, 2015 - 17:26 -- Admin

What if the great battles between the Rebellion and the Empire were fought out over Earth? Someone like Nicolas Amiard would get some great shots of the wreckage that's what.

A Star Destroyer squashes a whole bunch of luckless arrondisements.