“Tom Cruise has said he gained 12 kg of rock-hard muscle for his role in the movie The Last Samurai.” Is he a side of beef? Do we get more acting value for our money now he weighs more? (Age)
John Howard lets the side down again.
Tim Costello, otoh, rocks. “Social justice campaigner Tim Costello says he will take on international terrorism in his new role as chief executive officer of World Vision Australia.

Mr Costello, an outspoken campaigner on problem gambling, said his new crusade would be fighting international terrorism through a “war on poverty”.

“The very title of World Vision resonates emotionally and powerfully with me that if we’re to actually defeat terrorism, a war on poverty is the only way to actually win a war on terror.”” (Age)