Tag: Reviews

  • ‘The Party’ is as much a celebration as it is a memorial

    ‘The Party’ is as much a celebration as it is a memorial

    It’s hard to tell exactly what feeling permeates the ground floor of UNSW Galleries on this rainy Thursday. On Sydney World Pride’s website, The Party’s stated purpose is to “celebrate LGBTQIA+ nightlife and party culture in Sydney from 1973 to 2002.” Still, each person who shakes off their umbrella and enters the gallery space carries…

  • I like reading. Why can’t I focus when I read anymore?

    I like reading. Why can’t I focus when I read anymore?

    Andrea delves deep into Johann Hari’s new book Stolen Focus to find out why we’re all struggling to concentrate when we read nowadays.

  • Queer rom-com turned musical podcast? ‘Twinemies’ is a sensation for the ears

    Queer rom-com turned musical podcast? ‘Twinemies’ is a sensation for the ears

    Musicals are generally associated with big dance numbers, extravagant costumes and dramatic lighting but, in the case of Twinemies, all this is left to the imagination. Andrea and Sashkia review the new musical podcast, dropping 4pm today.

  • Procrastination Corner: Editors’ Top Picks #8

    Procrastination Corner: Editors’ Top Picks #8

    Every month the Tharunka editorial team compiles the best media we’ve been avoiding and/or complementing our studies with. Have fun! Books  Axel: I’ve been living for my hour of recreational reading each morning, and that has largely been because of Sabriel by Garth Nix (an Australian! scandal!), the first installment of The Old Kingdom Trilogy,…

  • Procrastination Corner: Editors’ Top Picks #7

    Procrastination Corner: Editors’ Top Picks #7

    August 10 – August 24 Every fortnight the Tharunka editorial team compiles the best media we’ve been avoiding and/or complementing our studies with. Have fun! Books  Axel: I’m still on Moby Dick, I’m sorry to say. The mini textbook on the taxonomy of whales threw me off for a while and I comfort-reread The Raven…

  • Procrastination Corner: Editors’ Top Picks #6

    Procrastination Corner: Editors’ Top Picks #6

    Every fortnight the Tharunka editorial team compiles the best media we’ve been avoiding and/or complementing our studies with. Have fun! Books  Axel: I started Herman Melville’s Moby Dick expecting to just fill a space in my knowledge of the literary canon, and all the jokes about whales I never got, but honestly Ishmael’s just a…