The Theatrical Journalist

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Monthly Archives: November, 2012

iBrave New World, part 1

Ode to Generation Z With high shorts that barely cover their buttocks, they don’t walk, they saunter. They scuff. They share. They selfie. They swag. When something happens in their … Continue reading

November 30, 2012 · 4 Comments

Don’t peak in high school

Another group of year twelves are currently at schoolies or at home, anxiously or intoxicatingly waiting for the day their VCE ATAR scores are dropped. It’s all so dramatic, like … Continue reading

November 26, 2012 · 2 Comments

‘The Hobbit’ animal cruelty allegations: An Unexpected Accusation

PETA has spoken out against Lord of the Rings film-maker Peter Jackson, alleging the film staff mistreated the animals on set of the highly anticipated film The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey. PETA reported … Continue reading

November 20, 2012 · 1 Comment

Featured Fridays: Pusha T

After writing my hip-hop & homophobia article, I decided that the most fitting person for this week’s Featured Fridays would have to be the brilliant Terrence Thornton AKA Pusha T. … Continue reading

November 16, 2012 · Leave a comment

“No homo”: Hip-hop, homophobia and bridging the rap gap

I often find myself having to defend hip-hop and rap when I talk to people about my particular taste in music. As a genre, rap comes across as aggressive, homophobic, … Continue reading

November 15, 2012 · 2 Comments

Conceding isn’t easy

Making a concession speech would be one of the most gut-wrenching things a first-world leader has to do. To stand in front of your country and say “I lost. Good … Continue reading

November 8, 2012 · 1 Comment

“Four more years”

Barack Obama’s simple tweet “Four more years” along with a picture of him and his wife, Michelle, in a warm embrace was published moments after the announcement of his reelection. … Continue reading

November 8, 2012 · Leave a comment