Posts Tagged ACC

Journalists Are The New Black


It is often stated that charcoal is the darkest substance known to man. This neglects new man-made materials, like carbon nanotubes, which can absorb more than 99% of all visible light. However, there is a new contender. Something even less reflective: the modern journalist. I find it more than a little disconcerting that representatives across […]

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The AFL’s Corruption Case


Essendon’s 2012 supplements program has once again reared it’s ugly head. However, this time it is more definitive. Mystery still surrounds the details, but if nothing else, the public now has a clear indication of to whom they should be listening. The late, great Christopher Hitchens once spoke of the concept of “radical evil”: “The […]

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Patrick Smith: Incompetent or Liar?


Patrick Smith is a heavyweight of football journalism. He has built his name around robust argumentation, and exhibits an intelligent sense of humour his detractors fail to appreciate or even notice. However, the Essendon supplements saga – and Essendon in general, for that matter – has recently seen him drop the ball. He has been […]

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