Category: Reviews

  • Hijinks Hijacks Madame Tussaud’s for a Night

    Hijinks Hijacks Madame Tussaud’s for a Night

    By Michelle Ives Many of us can admit now and then to craving the attention usually reserved for celebrities, and some are not averse to shedding out extra dollars every so often for a VIP package to ascertain it. On many an occasion, however, even the promise of ‘very important’ treatment struggles to muster up […]

  • 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. The first rule of Broad […]

  • Review: Arj Barker at the Roundhouse

    By Milonee Shah and Jessica Munit On the balmy evening of August 28, the famous Arj Barker ascended onto the stage of the Roundhouse. His audience was entirely unaware of the raid of stitches that was about to attack them. The show, off to a bit of a late start, was kicked off with renowned […]

  • Review: ‘Americanah’ by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

    By Rhoda Gao Nigerian girl, Ifemelu, meets Nigerian boy, Obinze. They fall in love of course. Girl leverages off Nigerian unrest to build an eventually successful public life in the US of A. Boy whisks himself off to England and lives dangerously and illegally before their paths cross again. Chimamanda Ngozie Adichie’s bestselling Americanah braids […]

  • Review: Glenferrie Lodge

    Review: Glenferrie Lodge

    Glenferrie Lodge, situated mere metres down the road from Kirribilli house, bills itself as a “3 star character hotel” ideal for student travellers on a budget. Among the perks it claims is water views, free breakfast, and a casual, home grown atmosphere. While the water views are limited to the most expensive of the rooms, […]

  • Review: Typical System – Total Control

    By Kyle Redman It’s been three years since Melbourne post-punk, cult supergroup of sorts, Total Control released their debut full-length album Henge Beat to supreme under-hype – which was bizarre, to say the least. Total Control boasts Dan Stewart from UV Race acclaim, and Mickey Young of Eddy Current Suppression Ring and Lace Curtain notoriety. […]