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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’.      Links to Pieces Discussed: The […]

The ReReaders on the Scorsese exhibition, Secret City and Arts Funding Cuts

June 1, 2016

In this week’s podcast we’re talking to you about the Scorsese exhibition showing now at ACMI, then we watch the political conspiracy thriller ‘Secret City’, directed by Emma Freeman and finally we are joined by Esther Anatolitis to discuss recent funding cuts to the arts in Australia and strategies to survive.     Links to […]

The ReReaders on The Girlfriend Experience, Beauty and Redheads

May 23, 2016

On this week’s podcast we talk about the temptations of Stan’s recent film to TV adaptation ‘The Girlfriend Experience’, then we chat Sam George Allen’s piece for Killings ‘On Beauty: Eyes’ and the complex yet empowering world of YouTube makeup tutorials, and finally we comb over all things redhead looking at our very own Mel Campbell’s fierce feature in the latest Big Issue.