Scarlett Hawkins

Sexuality in #GoT: Loras Tyrell and feminisation

Following Loras Tyrell's character arc, Scarlett Hawkins examines sexuality in Game of Thrones, specifically the feminisation of once-central, now-caricatured, LGBTQI characters.   Warning: Game of Thrones and A Song of Ice and Fire spoilers, especially S05E04. With the unanticipated arrest of Ser Loras Tyrell in Game of ... Read the full article
Scarlett Hawkins

Scarlett Hawkins is an author with a penchant for scathing trope deconstruction and killing her darlings. She is currently backpacking indefinitely around the world in order to engage with local slam poetry scenes, research her fourth novel, and write freelance editorials from the road.

Eurovision: Anti-booing and boycotting

So, you’re going to show your non-support of Russia by booing their Eurovision entry this year? With fancy anti-booing technology on the cards, Tim Chandler suggests you think again.   The Eurovision Song Contest has taken the extraordinary measure of installing anti-booing technology as a Plan B to any unfavourable audience reactions – mainly towards Russia. Russia wasn’t the crowd favourite at

Dolan Reskov

Artist Interview: Dolan Reskov

Juliette Furio chats with painter Dolan Reskov, who explores how the discipline, beauty and freedom from his past in graffiti and street art translates to the canvas. Street artist turned painter, Dolan Reskov aka Cheeba, gained some notoriety as a “writer” (graffiti artist) in the late ’90s during the 2nd wave of Sydney street art,

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