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KILL YOUR DARLINGS





Dreams Worth Trying For: a conversation with Jenny Zhang

How to become everything: a review of Arundhati Roy’s The Ministry of Utmost Happiness

Books roundup: a review of You Know You Want This by Kristen Roupenian

Books roundup: a review of In This Desert There Were Seeds


BANDCAMP DAILY



Banoffee grows into herself on avant-pop triumph “Look At Us Now Dad”

THE SATURDAY PAPER


The Inland Sea by Madeleine Watts

GRIFFITH REVIEW


In between the in-between for Griffith Review 61: Who We Are

THE GUARDIAN


An interview with Melanie Cheng, author of Australia Day and Room for a Stranger

The future of Bollywood cinema: an interview with Shah Rukh Khan and Zoya Akhtar

Call of the wild: the podcasts taking us back to nature


HAZLITT


‘Doubt can be a formidable ally’: an interview with Josephine Rowe

‘We show so much of ourselves to our friends’: an Interview with Laura McPhee-Browne

FOREGROUND


The city as billboard: Fed Square, Apple and brand urbanism

ABC LIFE



Knowing when to give up is a secret superpower. Here’s how to hone it

SBS


Everything you need to know before you binge Wellington Paranormal

How The Family Law normalised cultural diversity on Australian television

THE LIFTED BROW


You Don’t Change At All: a review of Jenny Zhang’s Sour Heart

MEANJIN QUARTERLY


Stranger Things 2

WRITERS BLOC


On Winter by Ali Smith

RMIT CREATIVE


Longform reviews of solo debut shows by multidisciplinary artists, Cara Jordan Miller and Rikki Paul-Bunder (print only).

CONCRETE PLAYGROUND


Ten classes you can take over summer to learn something new

Ten Australian TV shows you can stream now

JUNKEE


‘Amy’ review: remembering the genius, sadness and humanity of Amy Winehouse

‘Hidden Figures’ is revolutionary, even if it doesn’t always feel like it

OVERLAND JOURNAL


It’s a man’s world: unpacking cinema’s ‘best-of’ culture

What I talk about when I talk about erasure

Fresh off the Boat and straight to Broad City

OTHER


Name A More Iconic Duo: the benefits of cross collaboration