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The ReReaders on The Near and the Far, David Hockney and SBS Viceland

December 20, 2016

In this week’s podcast, guest critic Nick Tapper steps in to replace the incomparable Dion Kagan. We are joined by David Carlin and Francesca Rendle-Short, the editors of ‘The Near and the Far’ – a new literary anthology that connects Asia and Australia. Then we walk through David Hockney’s curious exhibition ‘Current’, whose various works […]

The ReReaders on Nocturnal Animals, The Crown and Best Australian Essays

December 6, 2016

In this week’s podcast we stir awake to the nighttime rhythms of the Tom Ford directed, Amy Adams starring thriller Nocturnal Animals. Then we regally sit back and watch Netflix’s 10 part epic biopic of Queen Elizabeth the 2nd – The Crown. And finally, we inspect the contents of the latest Best Australian Essays, the […]

The ReReaders on Elle, Lit Theory and the Tradiesexual

November 7, 2016

In this week’s podcast we head to the cinema to witness Paul Verhoeven’s latest psychosexual thriller, ‘Elle’. Then we ask whether Lit Theory is necessary to studying towards a Creative Writing degree. And finally, he’s here, he’s maybe queer, he’s in his work gear and he definitely deserves a cold, hard beer – who is the tradiesexual?