Arts

Reg Mombassa’s Cranium Universe

‘House at Beach Road with Kirk’s Bush’ (1974), a painting of a house that his father built, is in pride of place on the kitchen wall of Reg Mombassa’s two-storey home in Glebe. ”I sold that for $350 and bought it back for $12,000 – I ripped myself off,” he says. STORY AND PHOTOS BY […]

Culture

The Wilarious Wil Anderson

By Nick Cavaretta Some love him, some don’t. But whichever way you look at him he’s a household personality, and millions of people tune in watch or listen to him each week. (He also doesn’t wear underwear on stage … just saying.) William James Anderson is a television/radio presenter and currently the host of Gruen […]

Student Survival Guide

Nom: The $4 lunch

A thing of beauty: banh mi thit from Marrickville Pork Roll. Photo: Adam Enoch  BY ADAM ENOCH My knowledge of South-East Asian history is comically limited, but without debating the finer points, I’d suggest that one of the best things to occur as a result of the French colonisation of Vietnam was the introduction of […]

Uncategorised

Reel jobs: cinema usher

“It doesn’t really feel like work.” The candy bar at Palace Cinemas in Norton St, Leichhardt. Photo: David Hickey BY DAVID HICKEY The life of a student is not an easy one. While we put in the study hours in the hope that they’ll pay off in the future, our rent, utilities and alcohol expenses […]

News

BDO tickets winner announced

  Jemima Choquenot-Pizer, from Ultimo TAFE, was the winner of our Sydney TAFE Radio survey competition, and has won a double pass to the 2013 Big Day Out. Thanks Jemima and everyone else who took part. Stay posted for news of our Sydney TAFE Media launch in late November.

Arts

Review: The Tender Age

By Amanda Parkinson Photos taken by the child, distributed as sexting, made viral by peers and justified as ‘selfies’ … are they child porn? The Tender Age, co-directed by David Williams and Fraser Corfield explores the impact of social media on adolescents’ sexual maturity. The play, inspired by the infamous on-air lie detector test with Kyle […]