Source: “Second Heartbeat” by Urthboy, from his excellent album The Past Beats Inside Me Like A Second Heartbeat.
(While we don’t normally give cookies to blokes for being feminists, it’s a very feminist album, totes recommended, I’ve had it on repeat, alternating with Lemonade, for weeks.)
For those with opinions about Helen Garner and Joe Cinque’s Consolation, here are the judge’s findings in Anu Singh’s trial, and here are the findings in Madhavi Rao’s.
The Public Records Office of Victoria, aka one of our favourite places, has a gallery of fashion and style photos.
Am I the only one who gets a kick out of geological shenanigans like landslides and sinkholes? Provided no one is hurt, of course. Here’s a sinkhole that opened up in an Ipswich backyard.
A very excellent list: A Guide to Southeast Asian Authors of the Fantastic
“I love it when Australians pretend that we’re not a racist country,” says writer/director, Abe Forsythe, of his new film, Down Under. “Racism exists throughout the world, but there’s something about the kind that simmers within us that sets us apart. As a nation, we all tolerate or participate in an informal, throw-away kind of racism…which [apparently] makes it okay. We think it’s harmless, so we don’t actually do anything about it. The thing that makes Aussies so lovable and laid-back is actually inherently damaging in this instance.”
Tseen Khoo on some cool Asian Australian voices you should follow.
Put down your semi-dried tomato focaccia, pull up a pew and strap in for the kind of entertainment spectacular that can only be offered by a nation swaggering confidently away from the tyranny of the Y2K bug.