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'I don’t know what this feeling is': the song that floored Julia deVille

'I don’t know what this feeling is': the song that floored Julia deVille

The jeweller and taxidermist reflects on the cultural moments that shaped her.

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Best of the bunch? Gallery ponders the $164,000 banana question
Art & design

Best of the bunch? Gallery ponders the $164,000 banana question

"Comedian" is just the latest ephemeral artwork to challenge curators.

  • by Graham Bowley
How a handsome killer divided the neighbourhood
Endangered species

How a handsome killer divided the neighbourhood

Why were so many people seduced by Mr Fox?

  • by Monica Dux
Playing with fire: artist Lindy Lee's long journey into the cosmos
Visual art

Playing with fire: artist Lindy Lee's long journey into the cosmos

Her brave mother escaped danger in a tricycle rickshaw, but artist Lindy Lee had to travel further before she recognised the importance of her Chinese heritage.

  • by Susan Chenery
After grief: how novelist Roddy Doyle learnt to laugh again
Literature

After grief: how novelist Roddy Doyle learnt to laugh again

Reading alone in an Irish pub, the acclaimed writer found himself laughing out loud.

  • by Roddy Doyle
From Norman Bates to Nurse Ratched: the villains we're not quite over
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From Norman Bates to Nurse Ratched: the villains we're not quite over

The latest origin story recasts the ogre of One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest. But do we always want to know more?

  • by Jake Wilson
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Why Trent Dalton needed to ‘run a mile’ from his hit debut novel
Literature

Why Trent Dalton needed to ‘run a mile’ from his hit debut novel

The bestselling author says his new book, All Our Shimmering Skies, is the one he always wanted to write.

  • by Melanie Kembrey
The beauty in Melbourne's north? It's all around us
Photography

The beauty in Melbourne's north? It's all around us

In an introduction to Warren Kirk's Northside, Christos Tsiolkas celebrates the streets he calls home.

  • by Christos Tsiolkas
'I struggled. We all did'. What GoT did to Maisie Williams
Game of Thrones

'I struggled. We all did'. What GoT did to Maisie Williams

Leaving Westeros has taken some getting used to.

  • by Caroline Leaper
Jim Carrey tells all. But how can we possibly believe him?
Comedy

Jim Carrey tells all. But how can we possibly believe him?

Memoirs and Misinformation offers a bizarre inside take on Hollywood and its inhabitants.

  • by Luke Leonard
If a tree falls in your neighbourhood, you will hear the woodchippers
Sustainability

If a tree falls in your neighbourhood, you will hear the woodchippers

This shuddering beast has become the council worker’s most beloved gizmo.

  • by Anson Cameron