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sunday essay: transcendent rage — nick cave and the red hand files

Sunday essay: transcendent rage — Nick Cave and the Red Hand Files

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Picture: - Manuel Fernando Araujo/EPA Nick Cave is a tough knot of wonders to his fans, and seemingly so to himself. At the close of a recent The Red Hand Files letter, Cave describes the angelic,...
cream of the crate album review #205: john mayall – a hard core package

Cream Of The Crate Album Review #205: John Mayall – A Hard Core Package

      These reviews are provided to help maintain a connection with various genres of popular music extending from the 1940's through to present time.    This is album review number 205 in the series of retro-reviews...
hungry ghosts review: a culturally rich supernatural drama

Hungry Ghosts review: a culturally rich supernatural drama

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SBS We all have our own ghosts, my grandmother would say. But sometimes the pain of past trauma can seep from one generation to the next, haunting an entire family. – May Le On the...
listen to older voices: nick ordinans – part 2

Listen To Older Voices: Nick Ordinans – Part 2

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  Welcome to the second part of a 3-part story of the Life and Times of Nick Ordinans. In Part 1 we learned that Nick, who was born in England in 1950, developed a...
sunday essay: vizards, face gloves and window hoods – a history of masks in western fashion

Sunday essay: vizards, face gloves and window hoods – a history of masks in...

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Image: Shuttlestock Masks have emerged as unlikely fashion heroes as the COVID-19 pandemic has developed. Every conceivable colour and pattern seems to have become available, from facehuggers to Darth Vader to bejewelled bridal numbers. Many show how brevity and style...
got your bag? the critical place of mobile containers in human evolution

Got your bag? The critical place of mobile containers in human evolution

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Picture: Shuttlestock Today, bags are everywhere — from cheap canvas ones at the supermarket to designer handbags costing up to US$2,000,000. But archaeological evidence shows we have been using mobile containers — bags and other carrying...
listen to older voices: nick ordinans -part 1

Listen To Older Voices: Nick Ordinans -Part 1

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      This program was originally aired in 2010 and features the three-part story of Baby Boomer, Nick Ordinans.     When interviewed Nick was sixty-years of age. His story starts in Staffordshire England, where Nick was born...
sunday essay: on reckoning with the fact of one’s death

Sunday essay: on reckoning with the fact of one’s death

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Image: Shuttlestock A friend is sending me documents needed to make me the executor of his will. He does not expect to die from this pandemic but he has enough weaknesses in his body...
listen to older voices: ron caddy – part 2

Listen To Older Voices: Ron Caddy – Part 2

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This is the second and final part of the story of the Life and Times of Ron Caddy conducted in July 2007. Born in 1920, Ron’s story gives us a snapshot of life in another...
sunday essay: has donald trump broken satire?

Sunday essay: has Donald Trump broken satire?

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 For a long time, the answer has been yes. When Saturday Night Live, John Oliver and the satirical establishment railed at him, the president’s supporters were only strengthened in their belief there was a highbrow plot...