‘Poetry in slow motion’: Ingles prevails as Aussies clash in NBA

Australian swingman Joe Ingles has turned in an impressive all-round performance in Utah's thumping 139-105 NBA win over San Antonio. Ingles had 11 points, seven assists, three rebounds and three steals for the Jazz, while countryman Dante Exum came off the bench late to chip in with seven points. Prime time: Joe Ingles lays the ball up for Utah Jazz […]

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Leonard Cohen wrote a diss poem called “Kanye West Is Not Picasso”

Even though Leonard Cohen passed away nearly two years ago, his work remains eerily relevant today. “The Flame,” Cohen’s posthumous book of poetry, was released on Oct. 2, and one poem is entitled “Kanye West Is Not Picasso.” Cohen wrote the poem in March 2015, two years after the rapper declared “I am Picasso. I am Michelangelo. … I am […]

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Rhythm and boots: The physical poetry of the AFL season

For all the moments of spark and exhilaration in footy, there are days and weeks during a season when there is little more than the constant hum of routine and repetition. But then there are other days when the winds change or the compass turns, and everything sits in perfect balance under a golden glow of gentle, unexpected sunlight. It […]

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