The "basement" is traditionally a section at the bottom of the front page of a newspaper or the bottom of its main comment page for reflection and humor.
Sometimes funny, sometimes bitter-sweet, the Basement is just a little idiosyncratic and off-beat, but like a good cartoon, it sometimes tells more truth than the news pages.
David Langsam goes searching for Australia's fabled terrorists
A look into the skewed "rationalism" of economics and farming.
When business and tertiary education meet an unexpected agreement you've got to wonder what's next.
Even when David Langsam doesn't want to protest, the system seems to make him protest. How the automated CityLink e-tag refused to acknowledge his support of it.
David Langsam's exhausting encouter with a new breed of customer support, that doesn't seem to support customers very well. How Telstra has replaced "incompetent" humans with incompetent computers.