One interesting thing a UK reality show could do would be to run a program...– Guy Rundle in Hammersmith… in Crikey.
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Her stand-up comedy aside, Deveney’s career has essentially been a...– from Cameron Shingleton’s sharp review of Catherine Deveney’s religious-baiting comedy show (and associated oeuvre). A review supplemented recently by Mal over at Pretty Cool (for an Iconodule). The video is, like, I mean, really something special.
Sweet Jaded Memoirs
Following on from Mary’s right-on critique of the NYWF, here is something I wrote years ago for an anthology of NYWF-related articles. As it happened, my piece wasn’t included as the editor wanted it abridged to about 1/5 of its original length. Given the length and sprawl was integral to the way the article communicated, that seemed like madness. So I let it slide. But not before I...
I didn’t attend the NYWF in 2009, but some of the panels had a similar feel to...– Mary on the National Young Writers’ Festival.
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Blue Lines Revisited: Two stories about consumers →
I’m broadly sympathetic with Rockets And Rayguns in this argument, but it’s fascinating to me how the meaning of “mainstream” and the “ordinary consumer” is changing in what you might call Apple fan discourse (and, if R & R is right, causing schisms within that discourse). There are two…