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Queen Fatima brings Western Sydney Lebanese sass to the stage

Queen Fatima brings Western Sydney Lebanese sass to the stage

Playwright James Elazzi explores the body and beauty conscious origins of Queen Fatima at this year's Sydney Festival.

  • by Giselle Au-Nhien Nguyen

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This is what happens when $50 doesn't solve the world's problems
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Charity

This is what happens when $50 doesn't solve the world's problems

My inbox is groaning under the weight of donation requests. My soul is groaning under the guilt of not always giving.

  • by Danny Katz
From David Byrne to Nigella Lawson, Rhys Nicholson's eclectic mix of home entertainment

From David Byrne to Nigella Lawson, Rhys Nicholson's eclectic mix of home entertainment

Rhys Nicholson has been loading up on TV crime, horror films and even read a book of short stories.

  • by Lenny Ann Low
The pop culture moments that (almost) saved 2020

The pop culture moments that (almost) saved 2020

From Jordan Firstman and WAP to the fly on Mike Pence's head, we pay tribute to what made us laugh, cry and rage this year.

  • by Thomas Mitchell
Best of the week: What to see, hear and do from December 13 to 19

Best of the week: What to see, hear and do from December 13 to 19

From a Christmas market to comedy with Geraldine Hickey and a hands-on activity at Sydney Living Museums, we have your week in Sydney covered.

  • by Lenny Ann Low
Bill Withers sang it and I agree. 2021 will be better I know, I know

Bill Withers sang it and I agree. 2021 will be better I know, I know

It's time to reflect on this year in a positive way, by finding the good stuff hidden under all the bad.

  • by Danny Katz
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Toilet humour: Mixed emotions about private business

Toilet humour: Mixed emotions about private business

The ''Chief Architect'' had thought of everything including easy-to-clean surfaces and soundproofing to deaden embarrassing sounds.

  • by Danny Katz
You only need two ingredients for cheating to occur, says Titus O'Reily

You only need two ingredients for cheating to occur, says Titus O'Reily

Titus O'Reily makes a living out of satirising AFL footy, and even some of his targets love it.

  • by Greg Baum
He's no Pete Evans, but Mark Humphries is considering a cult

He's no Pete Evans, but Mark Humphries is considering a cult

As the satirist attempts to improve his cooking skills, he wonders where it might lead.

  • by Lenny Ann Low
Live comedy is back – with a few COVID-safe tweaks

Live comedy is back – with a few COVID-safe tweaks

Get ready to giggle: Dave Hughes, Jimeoin, Cal Wilson, Dave O'Neil, Nazeem Hussain and Diana Nguyen are just some of the performers hitting the stage in coming weeks.

  • by Joanne Brookfield
Faster, cleaner – this humble kitchen appliance fuels microaggression
Opinion
Satire

Faster, cleaner – this humble kitchen appliance fuels microaggression

It’s just a humble little box with a few simple buttons and a transparent viewing door. It has nothing to hide, unlike those sneaky fridges.

  • by Danny Katz