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Explainer: the politics of heavy metal

A Black Sabbath fan on stage at a rock concert   in Finland. Anssi Koskinen/flickr The popular mythology of heavy metal begins with an amputation....

The psychology of Christmas shopping: how marketers nudge you to buy

Don’t think, just shop. Heidi Sandstrom Many people see marketing as a form of manipulation, particularly around Christmas and the other retail bonanzas: Easter, Valentine’s...

Surprise! Digital space isn’t replacing public space, and might even help...

Telstra and the City of Joondalup have joined forces in a trial of ‘smart park’ applications at Tom Simpson Park.  Author provided You’re on the...

Between innocence and experience: the sexualisation of girlhood in 19th century...

French postcard of Lili (before 1904), ‘playing around’. Author provided We often hear that we are living in a corrupting, visually saturated, consumer culture, which threatens...

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    You Got Older

    Another great night at Red Stitch watching the Australian premiere of You Got Older.  I love the way the stage space is used to...

    Cream of The Crate: CD’s #30 – Jeff St John’s Copper...

    "I hope you can live the sounds, pictures and emotions that enveloped us during the creation of this Joint Effort" CD Cover   The CD was...

    BOBBY DARIN AND THINGS (like a walk in the park)

    Bobby Darin sacrificed himself to entertain us. Public adulation gave him life through one vein as much as it took from another. Once you’ve...

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      Explainer: the politics of heavy metal

      A Black Sabbath fan on stage at a rock concert   in Finland. Anssi Koskinen/flickr The popular mythology...

      The psychology of Christmas shopping: how marketers nudge you to buy

      Don’t think, just shop. Heidi Sandstrom Many people see marketing as a form of manipulation, particularly around Christmas...

      Republic of the Elites – Again

      The Australian government is constituted under the CrownNews (The Australian 15-12-17) that the Australian Republic Movement is...

      Surprise! Digital space isn’t replacing public space, and might even help make it better

      Telstra and the City of Joondalup have joined forces in a trial of ‘smart park’ applications...

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      Murder’s in the Heir

      Turn the game 'Clue' into a play and you have the masterfully entertaining 'Murder’s in the Heir!' Almost every character in this hilarious mystery...

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      Surprise! Digital space isn’t replacing public space, and might even help make it better

      Telstra and the City of Joondalup have joined forces in a trial of ‘smart park’ applications at Tom Simpson Park.  Author provided You’re on the...

      Older people now less likely to fall into poverty

      The incidence of poverty among people over 65 is decreasing in part because of increased labour force participation.  Col Ford and Natasha de Vere/Flickr The...
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      The Bubbles Festival – This weekend in The Laneway Artspace

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      Listen To Older Voices – Carol Cochran: Part 1

      Welcome to Listen To Older Voices, a program produced by Rob Greaves for Uniting Melba and podcast through the Toorak Times and Tagg. Listen...

      Listen To Older Voices – Hannah Sky: Part 3

      Welcome to Listen To Older Voices, a program produced by Rob Greaves for Uniting Melba and podcast through the Toorak Times and Tagg...

      Listen To Older Voices: Hannah Sky – Part 2

      Welcome to Listen To Older Voices, a program produced by Rob Greaves for Uniting Melba and podcast through the Toorak Times and Tagg. Listen...