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Past articles by Guy:

Babylon, Elvis, Blonde, The Fabelmans — why can’t modern films evoke the Hollywood-era spirit?

Nothing better illustrates the unravelling of cinema’s transcendent role in our culture than that no one from within cinema, no matter how talented, is able to make a good movie about it. → Read More

RIP the Hun, born 1998, died November 26 2022, buried in a Danslide

The Herald Sun is dead, writes Guy Rundle. After its ludicrous coverage of the Victorian state election, it's time has well and truly passed. → Read More

Albanese wants a quick resolution of the Voice question. He's dreaming

First Nations MPs are gaining in number and power. Might a Voice to Parliament uniquely undermine them? → Read More

Libs crash headfirst into reality with recovery plan to *checks notes* hate the rich

Tim Smith, Peta Credlin, the 'forgotten people' speech and the politics of resentment will get things back on track in no time. → Read More

Will he rise again? The second coming of Eric Abetz

Liberal Senator Eric Abetz may have been written off as yesterday's man, but so was another Liberal politician and man of faith... → Read More

Rubber necking with Andrew Charlton

Labor candidate Andrew Charlton is smart, successful, rich and handsome — but hang on, what about that neck? → Read More

The breakfast club in Dutton land. Something's shifting and it ain't just the baked beans

Candidates' forums are unique. Not only do you get to rise before the sun, but you see politicians such as Peter Dutton face the public. → Read More

Who knows what the employment rate is? Not Matt Canavan

Whatever the issue, it's the COVID-19 vaccine's fault, declares the coal-loving, anti-vax senator from Queensland. → Read More

At the funeral of Kimberley Kitching — a senator, a daughter, a wife and perhaps much more

Kimberley Kitching's funeral marked the end of her storied political career, but also of factions as we know them. → Read More

Labor's factional war on Kimberley Kitching needs to be exposed. Here it is

An ALP sub-faction centred on Bill Shorten risks betraying the party and gifting Scott Morrison a chance to hold on to power. → Read More

After the war, the real bastardry begins: Afghanistan starves to death as the US keeps its billions

Under the Taliban, Afghans are dying, and their country is begging for access to the $US7bn of frozen assets currently held by America. Why is the US refusing to release the funds? → Read More

As poetry seems to lose rhyme and reason, Edgar masters technique, complexity and vibrancy

In a time when the form seems to edge towards the commonplace, prize-winning Australia poet Stephen Edgar dares to be extraordinary. → Read More

Two reasons why progressives need to temper hopes of victory, if not shelve them

If you think Labor has a chance in 2022, cast a glance over marginal seats around the country, which hint at a different outcome. → Read More

The Rundle Review: Study of ScoMo, the least interesting man in the world

In The Game, Sean Kelly portrays Scott Morrison as nobody at all, a politician conjured into existence by the settings of new politics. → Read More

Scott Morrison: the making of a Liberal god

If the jowly, man-boobed, happy-clappy Scott Morrison can scrape his way back into power he will indeed become the Liberals' sainted one. → Read More

Australians don't have much time for US adventures — doubly so when it comes to Taiwan

Why is Australia set on increasing tensions with a power we are hopelessly outclassed by? When it comes to China and Taiwan, we're flying blind. → Read More

COVID and the normalisation of failure

Expecting us to keep calm and carry on during this pandemic only compounds the failure of this government's leadership. → Read More

The right’s silent spring on climate — a damp blessing in a hot world

Has the scathing IPCC report finally forced all those loud-mouthed climate denialists to run up the red flag? → Read More

Dark Emu and the radical difference of pre-1788 Aboriginal society

White Australia needs to understand the sheer otherness of the pre-1788 world. The debate hasn't got it yet. → Read More

From Ellen to MDMA: what defines us a person these days is changing before our eyes

Rapidly expanding narratives of victimhood, new interpretations of trauma — and drugs to treat it all. We are heading into a new cultural moment, but what is it? → Read More