Guy Rundle

Guy Rundle

Guy Rundle is a Melbourne author and political commentator.

Guy Rundle reviews 'Remaking Men: The revolution in masculinity' by David Tacey

December 1997–January 1998, no. 197 08 June 2022
Guy Rundle reviews 'Remaking Men: The revolution in masculinity' by David Tacey
Whatever happened to the men’s movement? Was it only a few years ago that we all gathered in the Dandenongs to bang drums, fashion spears, and – I quote from a flier advertising one such event – hug all night in ‘greased cuddle piles’. Now the tribes of management consultants, computer programmers and, well, wimps have retreated from view (to the chagrin of stand-up comedians everywhere) ... (read more)

Guy Rundle reviews 'What Did You Learn Today?' by Mark Latham

April 2001, no. 229 01 April 2001
Guy Rundle reviews 'What Did You Learn Today?' by Mark Latham
In the midst of transition to the information economy, there is a need for thinking about learning in ways that will help us to reconstruct the education system, while enhancing its critical and reflective role, and improving equality of opportunity. This new book by Mark Latham, a Labor MHR, isn’t it, though at first glance many will think it might be. Consciously or otherwise, it’s a substan ... (read more)

Guy Rundle reviews 'Looking for Leadership: Australia in the Howard Years' by Donald Horne

September 2001, no. 234 01 September 2001
Guy Rundle reviews 'Looking for Leadership: Australia in the Howard Years' by Donald Horne
London 1999. I’m in a draughty slum in Hackney, the poor part of the East End, shared with a mini-UN of students, squatters, drifters and a junior investment banker. Feeding five-pound notes into the gas meter, keeping an eye out the window for the television licence detector van, we’re doing what everyone who comes to cool Britannia does most evenings – watching the BBC ‘cos we can’t af ... (read more)