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Three Articles for ANZAC Day

Sharon Mascall-Dare: ANZAC Day: Ethics of Remembrance (via the Dart Center for Journalism & Trauma) “From an ethical perspective, such a prolonged focus on commemoration and remembrance raises numerous issues.” Jane Rawson: Don’t Mention the War (via¬†Overland) “Courage, ingenuity, good

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Favourite New Who Episodes by Doctor (because why not right?)

Friends of mine on Facebook were talking about a Doctor Who rewatch night they had to celebrate 10 years since the first episode of the new series was screened back in 2005. They voted among themselves to decide which episode

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So I wrote a new poem today

and I really think it’s a good one so I sent it off to a few magazines and lets see what they all say right? And all of the automatic responses from submittable came back bam bam bam bam which

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Millireview: Grant Morrison/Frank Quitely – Pax Americana

I’ll let Mr Morrison be after this, I promise, but I just wanted to get a few things off my chest. This comic is so heavy with¬† references to 1986’s seminal game-changing Watchmen that it’s hard to see anything else

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Attoreview: Patricia Lockwood – Balloon Pop Outlaw Black

The cartoon reaches deep into a pocket, deep into a hole in the pocket, into “hammerspace”, and retrieves a huge pair of scissors. His mother, who lives there, hands him what he needs. Touches the tips of his fingers. A

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Whitmore Press Poetry Prize Announced.

I just got the latest Whitmore Press newsletter, announcing Jill Jones and Tracy Ryan as the joint winners of this year’s Manuscript Prize and I gotta say I’m a little bemused. Let me say straight off the bat that I

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Femtoreview: Grant Morrison – Supergods: Our World in the Age of the Superhero

When I read Kirby’s tales of shining contemporary gods walking the streets of Manhattan, I can even see beyond the Beats to Ginsberg’s solar sunflower muse, William Blake, whose titanic primal figures Orc and Urthona are given new dress as

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