He’s the Warrnambool comic you haven’t heard on radio or seen on TV! Pop on your 3D glasses – Michael Williams is worth a look.
Fresh New York writing outlet n+1 ably (but irregularly) blows the cobwebs out of the stuffy lit-mag genre. Here’s a cheat sheet for the anti-literary magazine literary magazine.
SBS’s Asian music show is a welcome way to get your Sunday-morning video-clip fix… but as a cultural expression, is it any more ‘authentic’ than Video Hits was?
Much more than a double-dip of previous publications, veteran journalist David Marr has revised and recontextualised his essays to map an alarming tendency in Australian culture.
It’s a mystery how bearded Brit Sanderson Jones’s shambling, disconnected show manages to be so funny. But it’s funny nonetheless.
Cinema loves telling us about itself, but this moving French drama about the travails of an independent filmmaker does so in a refreshingly ‘uncinematic’ way.
Loved by Obama, hated by Oprah, America’s preeminent novelist Jonathan Franzen delves, fictionally, into family and freedom in his latest tome.
Looks like the best way to make a self-consciously quirky teen sex farce for the hipster generation is to get it made by a Frenchman, in France, and call it The French Kissers. Cue ’80s synths…
Often the most dangerous thing a politician can do is appear on television. In the lead up to an election, televisual humiliation for the vote-hungry baby-huggers will be widescreen and in HD.