Another essay for Meanjin, in which I try to unpack what it is that makes George R R. Martin’s storytelling so distinctive and, to my mind, underrated.
Thanks to the Discourses column, I got commissioned to write an essay to accompany a recent Festival of Dangerous Ideas panel, on the theme of ‘Cat Videos Will Save Journalism’. Published on Medium here.
Couple of reviews and a feature on The Age here, along with same from the other excellent CC participants; Anders Furze, Ian Barr, Alice McCredie-Dando, Lawrence Barber, Harry Windsor, Kimberley Thomson, and Joanna Di Mattia.
I got to participate in the Melbourne International Film Festival’s inaugural Critics Campus this year. Some reviews and a feature up here.
Third ‘Discourse’ column, on bronies and the epistemological structure of deviant internet cultures.
Second ‘Discourse’ column, on Facebook and the meaning of being a product.
So much The Lifted Brow stuff to post now. Here is the first of my possibly-on-hiatus ‘Discourses’ column.