Monthly Archives: October 2013

An Open Letter to the ALP and Bill Shorten

I’ve been a member of the Australian Labor Party (ALP) since I was 16. Before Kevin Rudd was leader and led the party to Government in 2007. Before Julia Gillard deposed him. Before the internecine war that followed his loss … Continue reading

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The Five Stages of Accepting Wrecking Ball’s Brilliance

1. Shock & Denial Somewhere on Facebook a friend from high school who you haven’t talked to in years will link to the original Wrecking Ball film clip and proclaim music dead (RIP). You’ll watch the clip and be horrified … Continue reading

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The Problem With Hello Mr. Magazine

An image sticks out in my Facebook News Feed. The lead singer of one of my favourite bands – Grizzly Bear – looks at me from the cover of a new magazine for gay men: Hello Mr. Trumpeting itself self … Continue reading

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