No. 6 Vol. 60 (2014)

Review: Broad City (TV series)

By Tina Giannoulis No matter how far feminism has taken us, Broad City is a game changer for women in the media. Lead by comedic writer-performers Abbi Jacobson and Ilana Glazer, the show runs like a version of Fight Club that replaces violent masculinity with casual, but rampant, intersectional feminism. …

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State of Confusion for NSW

This sentiment, coined by the late, great Arthur Beetson, is more relevant now than ever, as NSW try to assemble a team to finally end Queensland’s eight-year State of Origin dynasty. Never in recent memory has a NSW selection debate been as difficult as it is this year. Selectors this …

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One Hung Bitch

As every good humanities student knows, phallic symbols can be found in just about anything. Our western society, with its manufactured masculinity, is no stranger to penis extensions (#GunCulture #SkyScrapers #MidLifeCrisisSportsCars). In his solo art show One Hung Bitch, Ramesh Mario Nithiyendran uses no innuendo in his discussion of gender, …

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The Grand Budapest Hotel

After checking out Wes Anderson’s The Grand Budapest Hotel, there is no doubt in my mind that my sole ambition in life is to become a fully fledged member of the filmmaker’s inner circle. Screw Vinny Chase; with a group of pals consisting of the likes of Bill Murray, Harvey …

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