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Previews, reviews, and interviews
Culture
Books
21/12/2017
A Twenty-First Century Christmas Carol Reinventing Santa for New York
by McKenzie Wark
In ‘Toyz on Demand’... Santa has a unique business, based on giving the toys away and monetizing his celebrity through paid appearances.
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Culture 20/12/17
Excerpts from a cricketer’s autobiography, ‘My Autobiography’
by Jack ‘Bumper’ Marx
“I’ve played with some of the best cricketers and greatest blokes you’d wish to meet.”
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Interview
28/11/2017
Slow-Burner An interview with photographer Jeremy Blincoe
by Rochelle Siemienowicz
Jeremy Blincoe recently won Campbelltown’s Fisher’s Ghost photography prize: “My ideas evolve as I work, so it’s a process for me… to grow what I know.”
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Interview
13/12/17
Horses, Trolls and Hammers Improv theatre with the Bear Pack
by Alex Tighe
"We don’t rehearse. I always say that if the show we did was planned, it’s terrible planning.”
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Interview
30/11/17
Man of Colours Iva Davies, the architect of Icehouse, celebrates 40 years of making music
by Toby Creswell
“I’m still surprised at the reaction we get playing live. I still look at the crowd and go ‘How do you even know this? This song was written before you were born.'"
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21/11/2017
I Dreamed of Don Walker and the Kings Ghosts in the Machine
by Michael Dwyer
Found Don again, puffing on a long cigar on a dark street corner.
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Feature
21/11/2017
Inside Out with Lorde Her musical journey from voice of the people to solitary queen of hearts
by Craig Schuftan
“I hate the headlines and the weather,” Lorde sings, “but when we’re dancing I’m alright.”
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Culture 17/11/17
Justice League Super-bland
by Cameron Williams
Affleck’s Batman is the worst of the bunch, always exhaling like he just got a large power bill.
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