Forget the chicken parm: Surry Hills icon The Clock Hotel now has a great French bistro menu

Surry Hills’ iconic The Clock Hotel has gone through more than a few changes in its life and I hope the newest is beautiful and permanent for the long standing location. That would mean moving away from the quintessential pub belonging to such a popular hotel, into unmistakably French territory, and ditching the parma for … Read more

Birds of Prey is abruptly censored to PG-13 on HBO Max

Image: Warner Bros. Maybe you’ve decided to spend the holiday weekend watching old-fashioned superhero violence in the form of last year’s. quite good (and maybe ill-named) Birds of Prey (and the fantastic emancipation of one Harley Quinn) on HBO Max. If you’re that kind of person, you were greeted with a card stating that the … Read more

Julian Clary’s suburban hyenas provide sparkling, filthy entertainment

Leaving Julian Clary loose in the world of children’s stories feels like a risky strategy — so alert are his feelers to possible allusions, that the comedian can make even a picnic in the sun sound daring somehow. Yet he has had huge success with his best-selling series The Bolds, about a group of hyenas … Read more

Pee-wee Herman is the newest celebrity DJ, and he’s awesome

Paul RubensPhoto: Mike Windle/Getty Images for SXSW Earlier this year we reported on the emergence of Tom Hanks, famous DJ—a combination of human and medium that offered a pretty perfect mix of daddy joke vibes, daddy rock energy and just general poppy spirit. But Hanks now has a competitor in the world of “Celebrity DJs, … Read more

Step up: the artist fixed on feet – in the picture | art and design

Russian photographer Lisa Litovka can’t decide why her sculptures are foot-oriented. “Is it because I like feet or because I don’t like them? However, shoes are great, and crazy shoes are cool.” This belief is evident in her images of footwear made of pancakes, mushrooms, slinkies, broken glass… “Spiky, uncomfortable shoes happen,” she says. “I’m … Read more

Step up: the artist fixed on feet – in the picture | art and design

Russian photographer Lisa Litovka can’t decide why her sculptures are foot-oriented. “Is it because I like feet or because I don’t like them? However, shoes are great, and crazy shoes are cool.” This belief is evident in her images of footwear made of pancakes, mushrooms, slinkies, broken glass… “Spiky, uncomfortable shoes happen,” she says. “I’m … Read more

Inside Soul Train Awards 2021: BET Celebrates 50th Anniversary of Soul Train’s Decline

Inside Soul Train Awards 2021: BET Celebrates 50th Anniversary of Taking Down Soul Train – CBS News Watch CBSN Live It’s been 50 years since the premier of Soul Train. The Saturday morning dance and variety show became a cultural phenomenon. Although the weekly broadcast went off the air in 2006, the Soul Train legacy … Read more

HBO’s How To with John Wilson

John Wilson in How about John Wilson?Photo: Thomas Wilson/HBO This is what is happening in the television world on Friday 26 November and Saturday 27 November. All times are Easter. Best choice How about John Wilson? (HBO, Friday, 10 p.m.): While the second season doesn’t come to an in-depth conclusion that captures a pivotal moment … Read more

Fireball Whiskey and Vic’s Meats team up to offer Aussies a unique glazed Christmas ham

Fireball Whiskey will not end 2021 without making an impact. The raucous label is known for its spirited collaborations, and its latest just might be the crowning glory. The label has teamed up with Vic’s Meats in Sydney to launch a Fireball-laced limited edition Christmas ham for anyone looking to cook something different in the … Read more

Woolloomooloo’s Wharf is in for a big change as Il Pontile brings regional Italian flair

Woolloomooloo’s iconic Finger Wharf would be a dream location for any restaurateur, so I couldn’t even imagine how overjoyed Mario Percuoco is right now. The son of Armando Percuoco of Buon Ricordo, there’s a clear lineage and love of hospitality behind Mario’s new venture called Il Pontile, which has replaced the former site of The … Read more