#580 Read To Me: The Speed of Life

This week we’re bringing you stories from a gathering of comics and cartoonists, known as Read to Me. 

Millennial Falcon – Evie Hilliar

First up we hear from Read To Me co-producer Evie Hilliar about what makes Read To Me so special, before reading her tale Millennial Falcon. You can watch an animation with Evie’s illustrations below and find more of her work at @yeevz_ on Instagram.

The Blue Whale – Fionn McCabe

Then, we take you into the Knox Street Bar in Sydney to experience the vibes of this special community as Gabe Clark warms up the audience. You’ll hear Read To Me co-founder Fionn McCabe delivering his brand new story, The Blue Whale. 

If you’re curious to see the beautiful visuals that accompanied Fionn’s tale, you can find the graphic version published in the upcoming edition of The Suburban ReviewFollow him on Instagram at @fionnmccabe

A Very Special Star – Thomas Crowe

Finally, animator Thomas Crowe takes us on a galactic journey of self-discovery with his piece, A Very Special Star. Follow him on instagram at @thommycrowe

A huge thank you to our contributors and the Read To Me team for sharing their stories with us – we can’t wait for the next event in May and we hope to see you there too. Follow Read to Me on Instagram at @readtome_

If you have a creative community whose stories deserve to be broadcast far and wide, we’d love to hear about it! Reach out to us at www.allthebestradio.com

All The Best Credits

Executive Producer: Phoebe Adler-Ryan

Editorial Producer: Melanie Bakewell

Host & Interviewer: Madhuraa Prakash

Recording: Journey Green

Event mixing: Ramon Briant

Video of Millennial Falcon: Seth Emerick

Image Credit: Evie Hilliar