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Ghost Lights is the second in Lydia Millet's interlocking cycle of narratives, following on from where How the Dead Dream finished, changing protagonists to focus not on T., but on Hal, the husband of Susan. Similar to the previous book, Ghost Lights is a quiet novel,...

Django Unchained is Quentin Tarantino's new film, a work similar to his previous film, Inglorious Basterds, in that it offers an alternate history that aims to empower a group of people for who power has been stripped away. Set two years before the American Civil War,...

Indigenous leader Warren Mundine says Julia Gillard should be congratulated for ''correcting a wrong within the Labor Party'' by endorsing Ms Peris to become Labor’s first indigenous representative in federal parliament. ''I have always argued they have got to correct this wrong, otherwise it was an...

Back after a few days away. Unfortunately, livejournal is all spam these days, so I have had to turn it to friends only, again. You can comment here, or you can comment on facebook, as well. In other news, Sydney is hot....

The other night, I watched The Hurt Locker. There was no particular reason why I hadn't watched it earlier. I liked Kathryn Bigelow's previous films, though none were truly remarkable--which is perhaps why I didn't rush out for this film when the hype surrounded it--and that...