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Could Sex and the City’s leaked script point to the real bigamist?

Could Sex and the City’s leaked script point to the real bigamist?

Specific details of the plot have remained largely under wraps until this week, when a scene from the upcoming reboot made its way onto the internet.

  • by Samantha Selinger-Morris

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The Kid Laroi drops new mixtape – and it doesn’t get much better than this
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The Kid Laroi drops new mixtape – and it doesn’t get much better than this

Seventeen-year-old Charlton Howard, better known as The Kid Laroi, has been quietly amassing a homegrown following since 2018. If he wasn’t on your radar then, there’s no escaping him now.

  • by Jessie Cunniffe
Blue Skye in a daily battle to deal with making music in a pandemic

Blue Skye in a daily battle to deal with making music in a pandemic

Alice Skye has been using time at home to write new music, ahead of a return to the stage. But it’s a tough week to put out an album.

  • by Martin Boulton
Frozen in time, retelling of Australia’s Royal romance offers nothing new

Frozen in time, retelling of Australia’s Royal romance offers nothing new

Charles and Diana’s 1983 tour of Australia was a slick piece of public relations machinery. The documentary about it, however, struggles to get itself into the air.

  • by Michael Idato
Lorde, Taylor Swift, Duran Duran: albums you can still look forward to this year

Lorde, Taylor Swift, Duran Duran: albums you can still look forward to this year

From metal with a twist to Tones and I, there’s more surprises in store for music fans.

  • by Martin Boulton
The Crown and The Mandalorian lead Emmy nominations as first-timers shine

The Crown and The Mandalorian lead Emmy nominations as first-timers shine

The nods for this year’s television Emmy Awards represent the most significant changing of the guard in the last decade.

  • by Michael Idato
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Let the Games begin: Roy and H.G. Nelson light up the Olympic torch

Let the Games begin: Roy and H.G. Nelson light up the Olympic torch

Gold-medal sport commentators Roy Slaven and H.G. Nelson’s guide to the forthcoming Tokyo Olympiad.

  • by H.G. Nelson
As a 10-year-old prodigy, H.E.R. wanted to be a musician and a dentist

As a 10-year-old prodigy, H.E.R. wanted to be a musician and a dentist

The singer-songwriter who reinvented America the Beautiful as an R’n’B torch song is coming to grips with her star status.

  • by Michael Dwyer
‘It just felt like life was out to get me’: Chet Faker on the toughest years of his life

‘It just felt like life was out to get me’: Chet Faker on the toughest years of his life

The artist briefly known as Nick Murphy wants his new album Hotel Surrender to be “mass therapy” for listeners.

  • by Robert Moran
‘A little bit of magic dust’: the second life of The Secret Life of Us

‘A little bit of magic dust’: the second life of The Secret Life of Us

It was an award-winning TV sensation in the noughties, saw Deborah Mailman in a breakout role and launched Samuel Johnson’s career. Now The Secret Life of Us is back.

  • by Kerrie O'Brien
Guess whose son is also off to London? This time things are ‘surreal’

Guess whose son is also off to London? This time things are ‘surreal’

The weight of pop history - and a Go-Between for a father - isn’t troubling The Goon Sax.

  • by Michael Dwyer