A heartfelt rant from a New York TV news commentator leads Andrew Phillips to deliver his own brief polemic on the insidious nature of the "Tyranny of Health".
Crack. Fizz. Gulp. Ahhhhhh. Is there a drinking experience more classically Australian than ripping the ring-pull off a beer? "The visceral pleasure from that first crack of a beer can is identical to popping a champagne cork," says wine and drinks writer Mike Bennie. "There's also huge appeal in the tinnie's nostalgia factor."