Black Friday 2018 Walmart deals start in 6 days: $199 PS4 and Xbox One bundles, $59 Instant Pot, $99 Google Home Hub and more


Walmart’s Black Friday sale prices were recently revealed, and here’s the headline: Not only does the world’s biggest retailer has some great stuff on sale, its price drops start the day before most of its competitors: online deals start at 10 p.m. Eastern Time (7 p.m. PT) on Wednesday, Nov. 21, while physical stores don’t open until […]

A scene from the series’ final episode.

Why we still can’t ‘fuhgeddabout’ The Sopranos, 20 years later


Actor James Gandolfini in his role as Tony Soprano, head of the New Jersey crime family portrayed in The Sopranos. Picture: AP Photo/HBO, Barry WetcherSource:AP On January 10, 1999, a little-publicised drama series called The Sopranos premiered on HBO, chronicling the domestic and professional life of a ruthless North Jersey mob boss living in suburbia […]

So unbelieavkly charming

What’s on TV: Emmy Awards, Maniac, Paddington 2, The Good Cop and more


THE Emmys are like crack to a TV junkie. Well, maybe not as inelegant as that but you get the idea. It’s like the Logies, but (mostly) actually legit. There’s nothing like watching all your favourite TV shows showered with praise, or snubbed (which then gives you an excuse to raaaaaaaaaage to anyone within earshot, […]

This picture taken on February 1, 2019 shows a Peppa Pig figure seen on the side of a Ferrari 488 parked outside an office building in Beijing. Picture: AFP

This piglet just crushed censorship


The increasingly tyrannical Chinese government last year cracked down on a cartoon character for supposed links to ‘mobsters’. Problem was, that character was the supremely popular Peppa Pig. Early last year, China’s newly crowned president-for-life Xi Jinping instigated a sweeping censorship campaign to crush any dissent. Falling victim to his authoritarian rule was a sweeping […]

Fox Cricket commentators Jessica Yates with Adam Gilchrist, Shane Warne, and their new signings for the summer of cricket Mark Howard and Andrew Symonds. Picture: Phil Hillyard

Warnie’s eye on another TV dream


SPIN king Shane Warne is still desperate to go to bed with most Australians – as the host of his own late night talk show, that is. Fox Cricket’s superstar signing has revealed he’s already in talks with his new bosses of Fox Sport’s ambitious new 24-hour cricket channel, keeping alive his hopes of being […]

The pair appeared together on The Tonight Show with former host Jay Leno.

Gordon Ramsay slammed for resurfaced Sofia Vergara interview


Gordon Ramsay is under fire for a resurfaced 2010 appearance on The Tonight Show in which he made numerous remarks about fellow guest Sofia Vergara’s appearance — and even touched the Modern Family star’s thigh. In the clip, Vergara talks about pizza she had on vacation and mentioned that it’s not a food one eats […]


All Marvel franchises ranked, from Avengers to Daredevil


  Marvel movies have been part of our popular culture for the better part of the last 20 years, but you might forget that given the dominance of Marvel Cinematic Universe films these days. You know, that whole kit and kaboodle encompassing Iron Man on through Captain Marvel and Avengers: Endgame, which busts into theaters next week.  […]

Bachelor stars are only allowed to have two drinks an hour. Picture: Channel 10

Bachelor producer spills on what really happens on dates


IT’S the part of show where contestants try and forge a romantic connection — or at least a moment which will make them Instagram famous. But the reality of dates on The Bachelor is very different from what viewers are led to believe, a former producer has revealed. Despite Romy’s attempts at getting romantic with […]


Property Brothers’ Las Vegas digs will give you smart-home envy


The half-acre backyard of Jonathan and Drew Scott’s family compound in Las Vegas was piles of dirt when they bought the property. So, the brothers did what they usually do and upgraded the hell out of it. The Scotts, best known for their home-renovation show Property Brothers on HGTV, travel a lot for work but […]

Castle-Hughes (left) in On The Ropes.

What happened to Whale Rider star Keisha Castle-Hughes


It’s been 14 years since Keisha Castle-Hughes sat in the audience at the 76th annual Academy Awards, looking more than a little nervous as her name was read out among fellow Best Actress nominees including Charlize Theron and Diane Keaton. She was just 13 — at the time, the youngest person to be nominated for […]