The Theatrical Journalist

Improv, Comedy, Women, Melbourne and everything in between.

Category Archives: Culture & Society

(Another) Idiot Abroad: London, arrival

This afternoon I went for a stroll around Carnaby Street, London. I had no plans or idea where I was going, I just strolled along, which is a change for … Continue reading

July 5, 2013 · Leave a comment

‘Psycho Nacirema’ by James Franco & Douglas Gordon

James Franco and Douglas Gordon have teamed up to present ‘Psycho Nacirema’ – a multimedia installation exhibition at Pace Gallery in Soho, London. Fortunately (Aphrodite must be smiling on my … Continue reading

July 3, 2013 · 1 Comment

Dear Julia Gillard, our first female PM

“What I am absolutely confident of is it will be easier for the next woman, and the woman after that, and the woman after that… and I’m proud of that,” Prime … Continue reading

June 27, 2013 · Leave a comment

A Billion Reasons Why You Should Watch Arrested Development

Now the story of a wealthy family who lost everything, and the one son who had no choice but to keep them all together… According to IGN, Arrested Development is … Continue reading

May 25, 2013 · Leave a comment

iBrave New World: Instagram, Validation, and Image Culture

Health and Exercise as a trend, not as a fundamental It’s that simple – if you use the hashtag “clean eating”, you will have the body of your dreams in … Continue reading

May 24, 2013 · Leave a comment

Review: Spring Breakers

Harmony Korine’s Spring Breakers is a polarising experience dividing viewers who are open to cinematic delirium and the people who just wanted to see another American Pie film. I warned … Continue reading

May 21, 2013 · Leave a comment

How to Say the Wrong Thing the Right Way: Controversy in Comedy

 “It’s safe to say, though, that you can get away with saying unsayable things if it’s done with some sense of culpability…There is a strong ethical dimension to the best … Continue reading

May 4, 2013 · Leave a comment