Jacob Glud

In Conversation with Vince Gilligan

Vince Gilligan, creator of the highly lauded AMC television show Breaking Bad, kicked off this year’s Sydney Writers’ Festival with just over an hour of wine and storytelling with Adam Spencer. Spencer, always the vivacious host, brought out some gems of wisdom and insight from the genius behind the world’s …

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The Black Angels – Clear Lake Forest EP

Last year’s full length Indigo Meadow wasn’t Austin psychedelic rockers The Black Angels’s most consistent work. Melodies fell flat on their faces, themes were cheap, and mid-tempo wanderings were corny but not self-aware. It was quite a few paces away from the 1960s inspired rebel yelling reverb and drone of …

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Shortlist #4

SDC Convenor removed The Arc Student Development Committee (SDC) has voted by special resolution to remove its 2014 Convenor, Andrew Shim. The decision was ratified by the Arc Board at its March meeting. The special resolution to remove Shim required a 75% majority of voting members at the SDC meeting. …

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What we could buy instead of shiny new jets

The Abbott government focused much of its election campaign on the supposed budget “emergency”. They’ve cut funding for higher education, welfare, foreign aid and environmental programs. In contrast, the government has also recently committed $12.4 billion to a new batch of Joint Strike Force (JSF) fighter jets, which will cost …

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Casual racism

People props are bad enough, but when they are there to encompass a culture that does not actually consist purely of people in bright colored tights and suspenders, we have a little issue. These identical expressionless girls were described as ‘clumsiest attempt to appropriate Japanese culture and fashion since Gwen …

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