We’re a land of the ‘fair go’ in Australia. Whether you just read that in a Samuel-Johnson-Secret-Life-Of-Us voice, or a VB-advertisement-voice, it’s likely this is your truth. And although our country’s egalitarianism has more holes in it than a Panama Papers shell company, it’s still our prevailing identity. That’s right, in Australia the only laws…Read More In the Salary Cap of Sporting Emotion, Queensland are Rampant Cheats
In this week’s half-baked coverage of the upcoming federal election, TPA’s Alasdair McClintock loosely analyses the pros and cons of the three major parties, coming to the inevitable conclusion that there are no pros and, um, they’re all cons. ***** The Major Parties The Vengaboys like to party. It’s true. They told us. But do they like the major…Read More TPA’s Election Analysis: Week Two – The Major Parties
In this eight week tribute to jibber-jabber, TPA’s Alasdair McClintock takes us through the highs and lows of the upcoming federal election. Proving, once and for all, that when it comes to politics, he has no idea what he’s talking about. ***** The Leaders What kind of lunatic wants to lead this great country of…Read More TPA’s Election Analysis: Week One – The Leaders
With the Australian federal election now confirmed for 2 July, 2016, The Public Apology has made the tough but important decision to loosen its exclusively sport-focused editorial policy. Yes, it gives us great pleasure to announce that a new eight-part series by seasoned TPA reporter, Alasdair McClintock, will commence next week, analysing all the build up to the epic Shorten v Turnbull showdown.…Read More TPA To Cover 2016 Federal Election!
No one else is defending Bernard Tomic for his “latest tank job,” so it falls upon The Public Apology to defend Australian tennis’ enfant terrible yet again. And I’m fucking bang up for it. I’m in Tomic’s corner. Team Tomic for life. So, Bernard held a racket the wrong way on match point in a reasonably meaningless tennis match,…Read More A Spirited Defence of Bernard Tomic