'It is a wonderful time to be working in television,'' says writer Vince Gilligan, as our audience with the man behind arguably the most critically acclaimed drama of our time - Breaking Bad - begins. ''One of the things that I love about television, and in fact have always loved about television, is that it is a writer's medium.''
Just because there is a TV show called Vikings, doesn't mean that Vikings ever existed.
Long before DreamWorks began weaving its animated magic, young viewers were transfixed by an assortment of hapless creatures and flowerpot men. From the world of storytelling, three Melburnians talk to Kylie Northover about their favourite childhood characters.
The influence of Gabriel Garcia Marquez, the great Colombian novelist and Nobel laureate who died on Thursday, on Australian writing is something that should not be underestimated.
In keeping with a long tradition of royal tours to Australia, the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge visited the Royal Easter Show on the morning of Good Friday.
He may be among Game of Thrones' most evil characters but it seems that hasn't stopped one nation of fans from favouring Joffrey Baratheon best.
Prince William may not be a fan of Catherine's technicolour wardrobe, but the duchess' style continues to strike a chord with the common consumer.
They really like blowing stuff up, and that's why we love them - they're just like us.
Hollywood has been rocked by allegations of child sex abuse against heavyweight director-producer Bryan Singer.
Their world-famous faces are some of the most photographed in Australia, so they had some competition when the Duke and Duchess came to visit.