Rattling the pans

  It’s better to be called a cunt than be ignored.¹ You step on a lot of toes in a restaurant kitchen on your way to a Michelin star. You throw a lot of pans at a lot of young, stupid heads. You kick a lot of ignorant customers out of your restaurant, serve hand-cut chips that…

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#HeyAsio

#HeyAsio: I’m pretty sure Religious extremists have infiltrated a mainstream political party and the highest levels of government, trying to undermine our secular democracy with ideas inspired by medieval texts. I heard a man on the radio calling for acts of violence against the Prime Minister. It seems armed organisations use slick videos and sophisticated social media campaigns to…

Ban the burqa: an immodest proposal

Ban the burqa, say 55 per cent of 1300 respondents in a snap Morgan SMS poll. Ban the burqa, say a senator elected by 22,000 Tasmanians, a Liberal Party ideological fringedweller and who is the other guy anyway? Ban the burqa, because muslim women are oppressed, and we should immediately liberate them by telling them…