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The Rereaders on This House of Grief, Gone Girl and Hipster Porn

September 25, 2014

In this week’s podcast we talk about Helen Garner’s new book This House of Grief, David Fincher’s adaptation of Gillian Flynn’s thriller Gone Girl, and whether hipster porn exists.

The Rereaders on Please Like Me, Bianca Del Rio and sick-person TV

September 13, 2014

In this week’s podcast we look at the second season of Josh Thomas’s sitcom Please Like Me. Then we talk about the recent Melbourne appearance of RuPaul’s Drag Race winner Bianca Del Rio. And finally we talk about what to watch on TV when you’re sick.

The Rereaders on Boyhood, Paul Kelly and How To Talk Australians

August 30, 2014

In this week’s podcast we look at Richard Linklater’s twelve years in the making Boyhood. Then we talk Paul Kelly as songwriter, as he launches his latest project, The Merri Soul Sessions. And finally we take some lessons in slang from the new comedy web series ‘How To Talk Australians’. This week’s episode was recorded live at the 2014 Melbourne Writers Festival.