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Monthly Archives: September 2014

#1433 I’ve Seen You Around

Podcast: Play in new windowThe guy on the corner wearing a pirate hat. The man who says everything twice. The small, tanned smiling man who walks everywhere. The dancing man. The woman with long grey hair who plays piano. The eleven year old who busks as a statue. The...

#1432 Borrowing Sugar

Podcast: Play in new windowThere’s a lot of mythology around neighbours. A good neighbour can turn into a very convenient friend, one who lends you a cup of sugar when you run out mid-bake, or who’ll water your plants when you’re out of town. Then...

Fiction: Cities you’ll never see on screen

Molten Melbourne by Yuki Iwama It is an ugly sneer in the cracked earth, the black water from the Yarra River streaming in through the jagged teeth. The city used to be in constant motion before the great earthquake, an oiled dance of machines and limbs; but now it...

#1431 Cities You’ll Never See On Screen

Podcast: Play in new window“If we are going to create  a better future for ourselves the people who are going to show us how to do it are those people who are working in the crazy spaces.” New York, LA, Tokyo. We see cities destroyed all the time in film,...

The Apocalypse at Home – A Reading List

Mentioned in the episode: States of Fantasy – Jacqueline Rose A Wrong Turn at the Office of Unmade Lists – Jane Rawson War of the Worlds – HG Wells Brave New World – Aldous Huxley 1984 – George Orwell The Handmaid’s Tale – Margaret...