24 January, 2016

Thinking of linking

This week I have been mostly reading...

People smuggler cash scandal: Jail for boat crew paid by Australian official to turn back

Hero cop Craig Campbell left behind by the Cronulla riots

Liberal plan for Bronwyn Bishop's seat decried as 'North Korean nepotism'

Unravelling the lies about refugees after Save the Children cleared of any wrongdoing

How decades of neglect ran the V/Line network off the rails

Whose Australia Day?

Tony Abbott asked Malcolm Turnbull to send Brian Loughnane to Vatican

What Tony Abbott can learn from Robert Menzies - Yeah, but Tony's already had his comeback from the wilderness and he wasted it.

George Brandis warned years before sex discrimination commission vacancy

Bunnings may mop up some Masters disasters

Malcolm Turnbull should have the government apologise ASAP to Save the Children over Nauru fiasco

Immigration department takes inspiration from expensive life coach Andrew Hughes - SRSLY?

Stan Grant: 'But every time we are lured into the light, we are mugged by the darkness of this country's history', Ethics Centre IQ2 debate - 2015

Air-pollution checks needed in Queensland mining towns, doctor treating allergies and illness says

Melbourne's happiest tram driver brings joy and connection to the daily grind

Book review: Peter Garrett’s memoir ‘Big Blue Sky’

No, We Won't Be Safer If We All Go Buy Guns. Here's The Data.

An oligarchy has broken our democracy. It must be dislodged

Raving lunatic receives Republican endorsement from pouting simpleton

Palin Appears To Blame Her Son’s Domestic Violence Arrest On PTSD, Obama - Look, I don't doubt Track Palin has PTSD, and that shouldn't be trivialised just because his mother is an idiot. However, she is doing him and people like him no favours by using it to justify bad behaviour and blame Obama for it. There really is no depth to which she won't stoop.

Do College Grads Think Judge Judy is on the Supreme Court?

Bob Gates on the GOP field: 'They don’t know what they’re talking about'

Muslim Groups, Cher And Other Charities Supply Flint With Clean Drinking Water After Lead Crisis

How Jeb Bush became a player in one of the South's darkest traditions

The presidential candidates you've never heard of - Seems CNN is still good for something - gazumping The Daily Show.

A letter to my dismal allies on the US left

Sarah Palin Saves Feminism

Oxfam: 62 richest people as wealthy as poorest half of world's population

Stop Trying to Save the World - Big ideas are destroying international development

What would happen if everyone joined the Oscar boycott? And what could Australian men learn from it?

Modern parenting isn’t working

Andrew Bolt's Channel Ten show The Bolt Report reportedly cancelled by network

Twitterati – Big Fish, Little Pond?

False Balance: ABC Directed Journalist To Target Labor NBN Plan For “Insurance” Against Coalition Attacks - This is actually pretty complex. The wider question is how responsible media should report a topic where one policy is clearly superior to another. Also, you kind of lose the ethics argument when you secretly record a meeting and take it to another publisher two years later.

Mott The Hoople drummer Dale Griffin dies aged 67

Glenn Frey, Eagles guitarist, dies at 67

The Man Who Fell From Fame

The Gizmotron is the strangest guitar device you've never heard of

Joanna Newsom at Hamer Hall

Abbey Road Recording Basics: How To EQ A Lead Vocal

Violent Femmes' First Album In 15 Years

Old music is outselling new music for the first time in history

How One Generation Was Single-Handedly Able To Kill The Music Industry

David Bowie, as remembered by…

Vatican newspaper pays tribute to David Bowie

Disgrace oddity - how I tried to help David Bowie become cool again

Henry Rollins on David Bowie

David Bowie's son breaks social media silence to share emotional thank you letter from doctor

Christopher Nolan remembers directing David Bowie in The Prestige

David Bowie made emotional final trip to London after terminal cancer diagnosis

Tony Visconti's Holy Holy Concert Becomes Strange, Mad Celebration After David Bowie's Death

Labyrinth child star Toby Froud shares video tribute to David Bowie - This is beautiful

Will Smith joins Oscars boycott: 'It’s going in the wrong direction'

HBO finally makes seven-hour edit of ‘The Godfather’ films available again

Birds That Fly in a V Formation Use An Amazing Trick

'Dark noodles' between stars in the Milky Way could be missing matter

10 Reasons Why Hidden Cancer Cure Conspiracy Theories Fail

Royal Melbourne Hospital attacked by damaging computer virus

New – AWS Certificate Manager – Deploy SSL/TLS-Based Apps on AWS

Scott Ludlam’s Top Five Tips On Dodging Tomorrow’s Data Retention Laws

One Bear's Opinion -- Death in the Truffle Wood

Humour and satire:
Palin Brings Much-Needed Intellectual Rigour To Trump Campaign

Rebunking Conspiracy Theories

The Badly Drawn Stick Figure

Clickbait of the week:
Man Apologizes To Elephants After Disturbing Them With Motorbike In Thailand

The Worst Film Extras In Movie History

Cat Refuses To Leave Supermarket No Matter How Many Times He's Kicked Out

21 Jokes So Clever That You Probably Won’t Get Them…

15 Funniest Things People Have Said In Their Sleep.

The least boring photo on my camera roll:
Every minute of every hour...

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