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Remembering Soweto 39 years on

UPDATE: This is a post I wrote a few years ago. I am reposting it, with a few changes, to remember the Soweto Uprising today. 985 more words

Racism

Remembering Steve McQueen, aka Slam

Film and television editors are a rare breed.
I got to know them well when I first went into television as the foreign editor of the Seven Network in Sydney in the early 1980s. 2,089 more words

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New Reality TV Show Features Heterosexuals Flaunting Marriage Rights

Channel Nine aired its new reality TV show Marriage At First Sight this week, in which participants marry someone they’ve never met so that people can watch the drama of an arranged marriage unfold. 230 more words

The UnAustralian

Modern television: an offering of dopiness and cruelty

The late American comedian Julius ‘Groucho’ Marx once quipped: “I must say I find television very educational. The minute somebody turns it on, I go to the library and read a good book.” … 728 more words

Popular Culture

Wanderers Fans Behind Sack of Rome, Channel 9 Exclusive Claims

Fresh from new scenes of violence by Western Sydney Wanderers’ fans during Saturday night’s A-League clash with Perth Glory, in which a flare was used and a 12-year-old fan launched an unprovoked attack on police pepper spray with his eyes, … 306 more words

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Richie Benaud - the man with the golden pause!

The game of cricket has always been about stories, fairy tales and miracles. Nothing is impossible in cricket and that’s what makes it special. A single man can change the game, at any point, either with a willow in hand or with a 5.75 ounce of leather sphere. 781 more words

Don't trip on stage

Can you imagine walking on a tightrope, tens of metres in the air?  For most, that’s definitely what they would call ‘stepping out of your comfort zone.’ And sometimes that’s what performing feels like. 638 more words

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