The FFA Cup is the Best Thing That Has Ever Happened in Australian Football

The FFA Cup is the Best Thing That Has Ever Happened in Australian Football

Forget John Aloisi’s penalty. Forget making the second round of the World Cup in Germany. Forget just about everything Tim Cahill has ever done. The FFA Cup is the best thing that has ever happened in Australian football (see headline – not hyperbole) and I will tell you why: South Springvale SC. A self proclaimed(…)

2 Guys Redux: The Ian Higgins Show featuring TPA’s Dave J. Edwards

2 Guys Redux: The Ian Higgins Show featuring TPA’s Dave J. Edwards

Every week, The Public Apology founder Dave J. Edwards appears in a guest slot on a popular Sydney FM radio program: The Ian Higgins Show. It is hosted, unsurprisingly, by Ian Higgins. Some readers may remember that Higgins and Edwards co-helmed the critically acclaimed 2 Guys Podcast.  Sadly, the 2 Guys show ended when Edwards moved to Melbourne earlier this year.(…)

The Swans Are A Successful European Immigrant

The Swans Are A Successful European Immigrant

Australia didn’t take too kindly to outsiders back in the day. Various wartime atrocities over the past 100 years have seen millions of outsiders flock to Australia in search of a new life, new beginnings, new possibilities. These immigrants have all contributed towards the rich, diverse, globalised society that we now live in. However, in(…)

TPA Live Episode 5

TPA Live Episode 5

TPA Live Ep 5 sees the unearthing of a brand new talent as senior editor Ben Shine debuts all the way from Sydney in place of Chief-on-sabbatical, Dave J Edwards. Shine is enjoying an Indian Summer in the communications game; this appearance coming hot on the heels of his recent coup de tat of The Public Apology after(…)

Darius Boyd Tipped to Follow Mentor Wayne Bennett to Bathroom

Darius Boyd Tipped to Follow Mentor Wayne Bennett to Bathroom

In a completely non-sexual and platonic display of loyalty, Newcastle Knights star Darius Boyd will follow coach Wayne Bennett’s latest move by accompanying him to the men’s bathroom. Boyd, whose career has mirrored Bennett’s with stints at the Broncos, Dragons and Knights, is known to be very close to Bennett and has reiterated his desire(…)

TPA Forms Strategic Alliance with Lowly Shanghai Eatery

TPA Forms Strategic Alliance with Lowly Shanghai Eatery

The Public Apology has formed a strategic alliance with a lowly Shanghai eatery in order to boost brand awareness in the region. The ‘Century Old Shop’, which serves a delicious array of authentic Chinese cuisine, is situated in an small lane near Shanghai’s Nanjing Rd, just a few hundred metres from the Huangpu River. TPA(…)

TPA Founder Commits Major Cultural Gaffe on China Trip

TPA Founder Commits Major Cultural Gaffe on China Trip

The Public Apology founder Dave J. Edwards has put the company’s well-publicised Asian push in jeopardy after a major cultural gaffe during a meeting in China. During the high-level meeting with a major Chinese corporation, Edwards, who is currently in China representing the TPA Media Holdings Group, failed to properly exchange business cards according to(…)

Australia’s ‘Softness’ is Indicative of National Malaise

Australia’s ‘Softness’ is Indicative of National Malaise

The Public Apology has been called many things. An esteemed online journal that takes an esoteric and contrarian look at modern sport. A poor man’s Grantland. A defamation/copyright lawyer’s paradise. All or none of the above may be true, but what is accurate is our reputation as a welcoming, convivial forum that encourages debate among our readers, as well as contributions from(…)

Sydney and the Art of Bandwagoning

Sydney and the Art of Bandwagoning

Sydney faces its biggest bandwagoning conundrum in a generation, and boy it’s a doozy. Let me start by defending the practice of joining a bandwagon: supporting a club or team when they are successful, and dumping them when they are not. Bandwagoning, or being a Johnny Good-Times, is a product of the sporting environment in(…)

Landmark Deal Sees TPA Penetrate the Great Firewall of China

Landmark Deal Sees TPA Penetrate the Great Firewall of China

For the first time ever, readers in mainland China will be able to access content from esteemed online sports journal The Public Apology (TPA). The arrangement is the result of a landmark deal brokered by TPA founder and chief editor Dave J. Edwards in Beijing yesterday. Mr Edwards is currently on a business visit to North Asia to(…)

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