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Hijack The ARIAs: What are Australia’s biggest musos doing this summer?

For Hijacked: Last night Eden Caceda hit up the ARIA Awards red carpet at The Star in Sydney. He spoke to some of the biggest names in music to see what they’re up to over the summer.

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Feature

Normalising racism

For Honi Soit: Last month there was significant debate when Mackay Member of Parliament and Liberal Party politician George Christensen announced that he was to attend and speak at a Reclaim Australia rally in Queensland.

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Australia, Cultural Appropriation and I

For Aphra Magazine: On November 14th, I got a call from conservative columnist Tim Blair while at dinner with work colleagues.

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Reviews

Foxtel’s Anzac Day Miniseries ‘Deadline Gallipoli’ Is Actually Pretty Great Television

For Junkee: Australia loves Anzac Day.

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Reviews

The American Remake Of ‘The Slap’ Is Here, And It’s Kind Of Terrible

For Junkee: Taking into account the nature of the plot and the fact that the novel was able to capture specific parts of Australian society and culture that hadn’t been properly explored before, it’s no surprise that the new Americanised series, which premiered last week on NBC, has received mixed reviews

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Why “don’t love it, leave it” targets People of Colour

For ARMED: “Love it or leave it” implies that we must love the land that we came to unconditionally and unreservedly, and should we want change, leaving is the only remedy because that criticism is not welcome here.

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Interview

Inside Drag King culture with Sexy Galexy

For Hijacked: Drag queens have long been a part of cross-dressing performance art and have appeared onscreen in classics such as Priscilla, Queen Of The Desert, Rent and The Birdcage.

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Our cultures are not your costumes

For the Sydney Morning Herald: Wednesday’s revocation of the Sydney University staff party’s “Mexican fiesta” theme, as organised by the Vice-Chancellor’s office, has been met with virulent backlash.

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Reviews

Review: Wicked, Capitol Theatre, Sydney (2014)

For BULL Magazine: It’s been four years since Wicked left Sydney and a decade since it opened on Broadway, but seeing Wicked at the Capitol Theatre feels like it hasn’t aged a day.

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Reviews

Review: Strictly Ballroom, Lyric Theatre, The Star (2014)

For BULL Magazine: Baz Luhrmann’s first film Strictly Ballroom comes to life in this colossal stage adaptation, with all the same lines and songs Australia has come to love.

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News

Cate Blanchett returns to TV as lesbian

For CelebrityOz: The Academy Award-nominated actress Cate Blanchett has transformed herself into a lesbian in a huge return to Australian television for an upcoming episode of the hit ABC drama series Rake.

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How A Drug Smuggler Rocked Australia

For Aphra Magazine: It’s the name of a girl who divided a nation.

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News

‘The Inbetweeners Movie 2’ Shooting In Australia

For Filmink: Fans of the UK lads will be excited to hear the adolescent quartet are currently in the country shooting the highly anticipated sequel.