I believe that social media and capitalism has severely damaged us. But while many of us now live to whinge, I’m afraid it goes far deeper than that.
Gretel Killeen turns to Marie Kondo to answer the question “Do your friends ‘spark joy’ or is it time to sort and chuck ’em?”
We all face workplace conflict, but defeating it is often difficult – unless you’re a tradie.
We’re all ageing. At some point, we’re not going to be able to look after ourselves. It may be a difficult discussion to have, but we need to speak to our families about what’s best for us – before we can’t.
It is a time to come together, but for those who don’t fit, the holiday season is a Sisyphean slog. To those people, I see you. I feel you.
With the release of a new book that purportedly teaches people to be wittier, Gretel Killeen can’t help but wonder: is wit something that can be learned?
Research around the depths of loneliness Australians face has triggered a thought in Gretel Killeen: if loneliness was viewed as the economic burden to government it actually is, would they take more action?
Over in Canada, patients are treated with a heavy dose of free art. Considering the true value of the form against our everyday ailments, more of it, I say.
Recently, I was pressed on my views about Manus and Nauru. Having recently seen the other side of people smuggling in Syria, I know that those for Manus are against logic and decency.
Recently, I was asked to spy on a close friend’s close Tinder date. I agreed, but now hope I don’t have a case of Tinder Transmitted Disease.
2017 has been a year where the most responsible of adults have acted like children. So it’s fitting that Gretel Killeen’s new book brings the discussion to their level.
To do it you simply write their name on a piece of paper and pop it in the freezer. It sounds ridiculous, but I don’t care.
Love, as they say, is a losing game, and that is never truer than on this particular day of the calendar. But it’s not all bad. “Attached” doesn’t necessarily mean “happy”, so well done, us losers!
We spoke with unreliable psychic Gretel Killeen about the abuse of her vast powers, and the problems of solving people’s problems.
TBS spoke to the Minister for Men Gretel Killeen about not listening to her mother re: the opposite gender and her upcoming production Smart Arsing.
Jackie Loeb is Jewish and Gretel Killeen is a lapsed Methodist, so we thought it’d be a good idea to find out their top Christmas gift tips.
Feeling reflective with the passing of the New Year, Gretel Killeen ponders the getting, losing and getting again of wisdom that comes with growing older…