Category: Satire

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Lobster Tank In Foyer Of Chinese Restaurant Says More Than Any Yelp Review Could

EFFIE BATEMAN | BRISBANE| CONTACT According to seasoned food critic (no pun intended) Alan Russell-Smith, there’s a relatively easy way restaurant-goers can quickly determine how good a Chinese restaurant – and it has nothing to do with reviews. Alan reportedly connected the dots after years of frequenting the foodie scene, when he

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No cheques and balance

Take a close look at the picture above from the Friday edition of the Townsville Bulletin. What’s missing. Yes, a big novelty cheque. It shows a local state LNP candidate announcing a big research grant for local James Cook University. Where did the money come from? The story doesn’t tell

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Has famous pair called it a day?

Has one of Sydney’s longest lasting and much loved couples finally split up? It appears so, and I’m told Sydney’s glitterati – especially its adorable mainstream-media subset – are both shocked and dismayed by the news. I’m referring, of course, to Peter FitzSimons and his red bandana. While I’ve

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Courier explains missing story

MEDIA: A furious News Corp Australia believes a story that rightly deserved to appear in its Brisbane daily newspaper The Courier-Mail may have been stolen. A Courier reader told The Bug that News Corp had told him the company believed it had been the victim of a heist after he

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PM’s warning: watch this space!

FEDERAL POLITICS: A heartbroken Scott Morrison has sunk to his knees and sobbed openly over the waste of taxpayers’ money in buying four Australia Post senior executives Rolex watches each valued at $3000. The PM’s wife Jenny let slip the distressing scene in an early-morning chat with Today‘s Karl Stefanovic. 

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Pornhub Launches New ‘Just Tucking In My Shirt’ Category

Inspired by the antics of Trump attorney Rudy Giuliani, global porn website Pornhub has announced that it will launch a new category featuring racy videos of people ‘just tucking in their shirt’. “We all love to ‘tuck our shirts in’ once in a while, if you know what I

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Simply overington the top

Social mediocre was awash with huff and puffery earlier this week over the decision by producers of the ABC’s 7.30 program on Monday to invite a couple of Murdoch talking heads on to chat about the Dazza and Glad show. The Glass House has now watched the segment

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Murdoch backs Rudd inquiry

Rupert Murdoch has tearfully agreed to support former prime minister Kevin Rudd’s proposal for a Royal Commission to investigate the alleged polarising and politically biased news coverage by News Corp outlets across Australia. At a news conference in New York, Mr Murdoch (main picture) said he had reached the conclusion

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