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The Rereaders on Deep Water, The Girl On The Train and The Art of Banksy

October 24, 2016

In this week’s podcast we explore Deep Water, SBS’s audacious multimedia series about Sydney’s brutal history of gay hate crimes. Then we watch the Emily Blunt’s blurry-eyed thriller, The Girl on the Train. And finally, we head down to The Art of Banksy exhibition, opening wallets, if not minds, beside Federation Square.

The Rereaders on Survivor Australia, Nick Cave and the death of the Australian Auto-industry

October 4, 2016

In this week’s podcast, Sam is joined by special guests Veronica Sullivan and Ronnie Scott, to watch the Australian iteration of the reality TV staple Survivor. Then we listen to the new album from Nick Cave and The Bad Seeds, Skeleton Tree. And finally, we look at the work of comic artist Sam Wallman as he explores the death of the Australian auto-industry.

The Rereaders on Bridget Jones’s Baby, Little Acorns and Stilts Journal

September 29, 2016

In this week’s podcast we head to the cinemas to indulge Bridget Jones’s Baby. Then we drop in on the new Australian comedy web series, Little Acorns, set in a childcare facility. And finally, we revisit the homes of our past, while looking at the latest issue of the Stilts Journal.