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The Rereaders Episode 86: Sweet Country, Terra Nullius and Kiki and Kitty

January 23, 2018

In this week’s podcast we watch Warwick Thornton’s period western film Sweet Country. Then we read Claire G. Coleman’s speculative novel, Terra Nullius. And finally, we watch Nakkiah Lui’s vadge-tastic buddy comedy series, Kiki and Kitty.

The Rereaders Episode 85: Alias Grace, River Cottage Australia and Make Grammar Great Again

December 19, 2017

In this week’s podcast we watch the Netflix series Alias Grace, 2017’s second Margaret Atwood novel to hit the small screen. Then we watch the SBS series River Cottage Australia and investigate the intersection of food and gender. And finally, we chat to Meredith Forrester, the author of gently political writing guide Make Grammar Great Again.

The Rereaders Episode 84: The Go-Betweens Right Here, The 7th Function of Language and Nippers of Dead Bird Bay

December 5, 2017

In this week’s podcast we watch Kriv Stenders’ documentary, The Go-Betweens: Right Here. Then we read Laurent Binet’s novel The 7th Function of Language to ask, why did Roland Barthes cross the road? And finally, we laugh our red-and-yellow swimming caps off as we watch Comedy Central’s new webseries, Nippers of Dead Bird Bay.