My dear friend Damo DM’d me last year to ask if I would go on his brand new podcast, Camp Scary and Squee, to talk about a horror film. I said I’d love to, despite […]
Hello. My name is Lisa and I am a Fannibal. I wrote an essay about the television series Hannibal for “Hannibal for Dinner: Essays on America’s Favorite Cannibal on Television” which has recently been published […]
All I wanted was to sleep. I was being bullied by sleep. I take a Valium every now and then but I don’t want to have to rely on medication to get a decent night’s sleep.
In this essay I will examine the television program Hannibal through the combined lenses of cultural studies and everyday aesthetics. While there are many moments during the program that allow us to study various everyday […]
‘Give a man a gun and he can rob a bank; give a man a bank and he can rob the world.’ -Tyrell Wellick. Hello, friend. If you could wipe all of your debt, would […]
I don’t recall how the obsession with building cubby houses came about. It must have been connected to the innate compulsion to prevent the flow of the stream near the bike track by constructing dams of pebble and stone. King Cnut had nothing on us.
This essay will examine Trajan’s Column through the writings of American philosopher John Dewey (1859 – 1952) to discuss the aesthetics of the column and its aim to immortalise the Emperor Trajan, his army, and […]
Three web cameras captured the bushfire that almost destroyed the Mopra Radio Telescope in January 2013. The telescope is situated just outside the mountainous Warrumbungle National Park, west of Coonabarabran in New South Wales. Between […]
The essay analyses how the generic conventions of horror have been modified to depict ‘Australianness’ in the film Bait (Kimble Rendall, 2012). I will also discuss the history and rebirth of Australian horror over the […]
“Close your mouth.” It may sound like an odd thing to be said by a NASA Flight Director on such a momentous occasion but the intention of the message was well meant. Inside the Russian-built […]