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The ReReaders on Barracuda, Ghostbusters and Pokémon Go

July 27, 2016

In this week’s podcast we watch Barracuda, ABC TV’s 4-part adaptation of Christos Tsiolkas’ novel of the same name. Then we watch the much talked about Ghostbusters remake. Finally, we play Pokémon Go, the ubiquitous new mobile game that has players hitting the streets.

The ReReaders on Goldstone, The Avalanches and The Most Melbourne Man Ever

July 15, 2016

In this week’s podcast, we watch the new film from Ivan Sen, ‘Goldstone’, then we listen to the long-awaited new album from The Avalanches, ‘Wildflower’, and finally we deconstruct the ‘Most Melbourne Man Ever’ controversy that hit The Age’s front page last week.

The ReReaders on Queen of the Desert, Revolution School and Childless Writers

June 16, 2016

In this week’s podcast we watch Werner Herzog’s historical epic Queen of the Desert. Then we look at the ABC’s new four part documentary series Revolution School. And finally we take in Meghan Daum’s anthology, ‘Selfish, Shallow and Self-Absorbed: 16 Writers On The Decision Not To Have Kids’.