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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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Living Room Hypothetical

“Imagine if you visited an art show at my school and discovered that every single piece of art was about you, and just as you realised how weird it was, all the doors behind you locked and you were trapped.” – S. Chalwell, Living Room Hypothetical. “Imagine if.” Is it possible …

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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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