Stop me if you've heard this one...a BBC executive with the marvellously Orwellian title of Controller of Comedy Commissioning walked into this newspaper interview.
The Economics Infinity War, in a nutshell, is a story of do-gooders versus good-doers of the economic variety. The former are all about intentions, the latter results.
When many diverse voices come together as 'one voice' on a regular basis the outcomes are transformational.
It is a witty and savage satire of the rise of Hitler - recast by Brecht into a small-time Chicago gangster's takeover of the city's greengrocery trade.
Nobel Laureate for Literature (1990), the Mexican poet, essayist and diplomat Octavio Paz died 20 years ago. A visionary and surrealist, his words and ideas created a unity of politics, culture and history.
The sense of the political slogan, not to mention the chance to plough marketing opportunities, is never far from Weiwei's work.
In fact, the ceremony had everything that the film industry could ever hope for – well, almost everything because Americans tuned out in their millions.
This kowtowing to United States influence not only underscored the cementing of diplomacy, but also seemed to firm up an existing adoption of American expressions.
A tribute to the man with the Midas' touch for plots, court-room drama, and other stories, on his birthday.
As a former Australian Labor Party president and advisor to conservative prime ministers John Howard and Tony Abbott, Mundine is not known for pulling his punches.
What is it about the Star Wars film series, conceived by George Lucas, that has made Star Wars the third highest grossing film series of all time?
Like many music lovers, I came from an early childhood of music studies, in my case the piano.