There’s a strong argument for Melbourne to be an innovator, and to look for something that will truly bring attention to the club, challenge the players and the status quo. With that, Sean Curtain has assembled a ‘second board’ of potential candidates Melbourne should not discount.
What footy and kids have taught me about tolerance, understanding and behaviour in recent weeks – An act in three parts
Sean Curtain likes thinking out loud. Which is what he does here as he works his way through some complex issues of identity and social interaction. He learns something from an Under 13 footy side.
There’s something that can’t be bottled, defined or imitated with the elusive thing that is culture, and that’s where the beauty lies, writes Sean Curtain,
It is unusual for a successful business with a dominant product and strong brand loyalty to constantly mess with the core product. So why does the AFL constantly make change for change’s sake?
How can a supporter of one team praise the efforts of one group of players (Rioli, Hill and Franklin) and in the next breath, damn those of another (Wells, Thomas and Daw).
Ten random, frustrating, useless yet altogether important questions from the world of sport and music
The first few rounds of AFL, the pending Ashes tests and other observations from the sporting and music landscape have provoked a series of questions that I hope Almanac readers have answers to.
Whilst the Round 2 loss by the Demons against the Dons opened the floodgates to Pandora’s box of worms for the MFC, hidden out of view amongst the commentary that evening were a few gems of mangled language that deserve a second repeating.
Sean Curtain explains how the Dees were toying with the gods and a few other key elements of life in footy. He has little sympathy. I suspect a Melbourne fan sees it differently.
An ill-timed radio interview by Pope Emeritus on his successor has landed him in trouble with his PR department.
In a shock move that has sent betting markets into a frenzy, Jerusalem club officials have declared that their talismanic centre half forward, Jesus, will make a shock return to the Easter Monday side to face the Damascus Eagles at home.
We have a cricket team led by Watson and a country led by Gillard. In the words of Marvin Gaye (no, not that bit about needing sexual healing), “What’s going on?”
Maybe it is the impending arrival of Easter, however the death and resurrection of Shane Watson in the last week has been one of truly miraculous proportions.
Sean Curtain reveals another leaked email from the Vatican HR department.
The homework ban represents the classic dilemma of sport, where logic and emotion clash. Sean Curtain is a man divided.
When talking to parents about a decline in cricket participation, there is a common thread of what is good for the parent being a decision making factor. Parents are saying that the impact on their weekends is a significant factor.
Sean Curtain releases a leaked email regarding the retirement of Pope Benedict.
Sean Curtain is calling for more relevant statistical categories in football, including WT (wobbly torp), WB (Worm Burner) and CK (crap kick).
The announcement of the outcomes of the long investigation by the AFL into the Melbourne tanking issue of 2009 is our Warren Commission.
Recent events in the sporting landscape have led to the AFL, in conjunction with Channel 7, releasing a revised media guide and glossary on official changes to commonly used terms in football for the 2013 season.
The news overnight that the ridiculous ACB Rotation policy has now spread to Rome is proof that the Informed Papal Section policy is ruining the game.. It is clear those in charge are Muppets.