Search Results: Friends of the ABC

  • ARTS AND CULTURE

    Suds and duds

    • D. L. Lewis
    • 14 May 2006

    D. L. Lewis commends Andrew Mercador’s Super Aussie Soaps to those with an interest in popular culture and television.

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    Debates and discourses

    • Juliette Hughes
    • 14 May 2006

    In our house, we’ll continue to tolerate each other’s programs up to the point of nausea or embarrassment. We’ll be able to watch the animal documentaries, Media Watch, and Roy and H. G.’s new Memphis Trousers Half Hour.

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  • AUSTRALIA

    Don’t fence me in

    • Mark Wakely
    • 14 May 2006

    Mark Wakely looks at our instinct to build fences

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  • ARTS AND CULTURE

    Going swimmingly

    • Juliette Hughes
    • 11 May 2006

    When I saw Dawn Fraser on Enough Rope (ABC, Mondays, 9.30pm) in early August, looking grey and grandmotherly, it was hard to remember that she had been the greatest swimmer in the world.

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  • ARTS AND CULTURE

    Book reviews

    • Luke O’Callaghan, John Molloy, Nathan Kensey, Rachel Hewitt
    • 11 May 2006

    Reviews of the books: A man after his own heart; The Master; Car wars: How the car won our hearts and conquered our cities; and Travellers’ Tales.  

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  • ARTS AND CULTURE

    Where the real men are

    • Juliette Hughes
    • 30 April 2006

    Real men may brew beer but they don’t have to prove anything, unlike the sad creatures that run the men’s rights websites.

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  • ARTS AND CULTURE

    Must grumble

    • Juliette Hughes
    • 29 April 2006

    ‘Mu-um!’ he said the other day when I was arguing with the telly. ‘You certainly do know how to ruin a night’s viewing.’

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  • ARTS AND CULTURE

    True north

    • John Carmody
    • 25 April 2006

    Jack Carmody reflects on the life of Fr Ted Kennedy, pastor to Sydney’s urban indigenous community.

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  • INTERNATIONAL

    A ship and a harbour

    • Sarah Kanowski
    • 25 April 2006

    Travelling in order to see how different people live is essential to the formation of a genuine tolerance of other cultures.  

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  • ARTS AND CULTURE

    On the front line

    • Kate Stowell
    • 25 April 2006

    Kate Stowell talks with Eric Campbell about his new book Absurdistan.

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  • ARTS AND CULTURE

    True confessions

    • Juliette Hughes
    • 24 April 2006

    I just feel so guilty, being a TV critic and all, I’m supposed to have some kind of taste. But I started watching Big Brother, despite saying I wasn’t going to. And then got, well, sucked in.

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