The students have taken over! Welcome to a special episode featuring issue #15 of The Quarry ‘Zoographia.’ Join the editorial team, Aylish, Jodie, Claire and Emily and their guests, Thomas and Matt, as they chat all things writing, reading and whether Nineteen Eighty-Four is a hazard to your health.
Read all their stories on The Quarry website – out November 8th!
Diana Plater, professional travel writer, journalist, and now novelist, discusses her first novel, Whale Rock, a sensuous exploration of mothering and loss and what it means to be a middle-aged woman in multi-cultural Sydney.
Credit for the pic of Diana Plater: Sylvia Karschies.
Whale Rock by Diana Plater is available at:
It's time to get spoooooky. This month, Stephanie and Kirstin discuss the Gothic charms, sassy witches and excellent cats of the Netflix series The Chilling Adventures of Sabrina.
Join Jimmy Van and Michelle Hamadache as they discuss all things Titus Andronicus. Listen in to hear what they thought of the Bell Theatre Company's Sydney production of the play (not much!), and you'll also get to hear some insights into Shakespeare's original vision for what is a very bloody play. Warning: Both original play and the Bell production are rife with graphic scenes of sexual violence and mutilation. These topics are discussed during the podcast, so please be aware and listen accordingly.
We love Fleabag. No, we really love Fleabag. This week, Stephanie and Jimmy discuss their love of Phoebe Waller-Bridge's brilliant, smart, surprising, dirty comedy.
2019 marks 300 years since the publication of Daniel Defoe's Robinson Crusoe. This week, Stephanie is joined by Geoff to discuss the strange life, and perhaps even stranger works, of Daniel Defoe.
Stephanie and Jimmy meet up yet again to discuss all their various true crime obsessions. They can't stop watching, reading, and listening to true crime! It's a bit worrisome.
This week, Stephanie talks to Sara-Mae Tuson about her upcoming podcast series, Heyer Today, which will begin airing in December. They talk about the ongoing appeal of Heyer, the delights of rereading, and what happens when Stephen Fry accidentally sends you an email meant for his assistant.
Crowdfunding site: https://www.indiegogo.com/projects/fable-gazers-podcast-company-season-2-fundraiser#/updates/all
The romantic poet John Keats wrote most of his most famous poetry in the year 1819: 200 years ago this year. This week, Stephanie is joined by Dr Geoffrey Payne for an expansive discussion about Keats's life, death, poetry, and why 1819 was such an extraordinarily prolific year for him.
Extremely Wicked, Shockingly Evil and Vile is the extremely long title of a recent Netflix movie about Ted Bundy, starring Zac Efron as one of America's most notorious serial killers. This week, Jimmy and Stephanie chat about whether the film lives up to its promise. Spoiler: it doesn't.