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The Rereaders on The Recruit, The Selfish Giant and Crategate

August 2, 2014

In this week’s podcast we watch Foxtel’s The Recruit, a new reality TV competition whose winner gets a guaranteed position to play with the AFL. Then we look at The Selfish Giant, the sensitive new film from British director Clio Barnard. Finally, we chat about the Crategate controversy, a story of public art plagiarism. The […]

The Rereaders on Salad Days, The Sweetwater Inn and Masterchef

July 19, 2014

In this week’s podcast we’re all about food, as we chat to author Ronnie Scott about his debut book Salad Days. Then we look at the concept of Australian cuisine with a trip to Melbourne’s Sweetwater Inn, which is serving up its version of rustic Australiana. Finally we look at the latest season of Reality […]

The Rereaders on Transformers 4, Pitch Bitch and Eterni.me

July 6, 2014

In this week’s podcast we look at the billion dollar epic destruction porn blockbuster Transformers 4 that looks set to enter the top 5 highest grossing films of all time. Then we discuss Pitch Bitch, a new initiative aimed to encourage women writers to submit more regularly and confidently pitch their work for publication. And […]