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Bibliophile | Tjanara Goreng Goreng is A Long Way From No Go

A Long Way From No Go by Tjanara Goreng Goreng Wild Dingo Press Christened Patricia Mary Williams, Tjanara spent her first years at No Go cattle station before moving into the town of Longreach in central western Queensland. She remembers that her family as being “impeccable Catholics” with a house so spotless that nobody could […]

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Here’s your first look at conversion therapy drama Boy Erased

Here’s your first look at conversion therapy drama Boy Erased

Joel Edgerton is bringing Garrard Conley’s memoir to the silver screen, today releasing the first heart-wrenching trailer for the upcoming drama. The film recounts Conley’s real-life experience with gay “conversion therapy”, and his relationship with his fundamentalist family and Baptist pastor father in Arkansas. Directed and adapted for the screen by Edgerton, the film stars […]

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Comedian Urzila Carlson returns

Urzila Carlson is returning to Perth in 2017. The comedian has booked two shows in the Heath Ledger Theatre at the State Theatre Centre in May. Appearing as part of the Perth Comedy Festival, the hilarious Carlson will be performing on May 20th and May 21st, tickets go on sale today from Live Nation. Originally […]

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Bibliophile: Not My Father’s Son

  Actor extraordinaire Alan Cumming (probably best known for his role as Eli Gold in ‘The Good Wife’ and The Nigthtcrawler in ‘X-Men X2’) grew up in a beautiful part of Scotland, but all he wanted to do was get away … away from his father’s fits of rage. “Every second was filled with the […]

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Monday Book: Bonkers by Jennifer Saunders

‘Bonkers: My Life in Laughs’ is Jennifer Saunders’ first foray into hard cover. Given her impressive career writing for television, it’s no surprise that her humour translates well onto the page. ‘Bonkers’ is layered with her trademark wit and full of entertaining anecdotes. It’s required reading for any die hard French and Saunders or Absolutely […]

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