In Phnom Penh, Cambodia, the 365 docobites crew take some simple wisdom, discovered in great suffering, from Omchamroeun, a survivor of the Pol Pot regime.
Carole Lander points to a considerable disparity between the UK and Australia’s arts funding, particularly with regard to disabled performers.
A Little Chaos, Alan Rickman’s latest film, may not be historically accurate (a gainfully employed woman in the 17th century??), but Glen Falkenstein still manages to find it a lot of fun.
The Troubles and the IRA, John Pilger, a different view on ISIS and dominoes, care of the Bajan Caribbean Domino League – some juicy Long Reads, care of Rich Jackson (and PB).
Nicola Ranger’s review of Ready Player One, Ernest Cline’s virtual reality tale set in a dystopian 2045 when the boundaries of what’s real and artificial are blurred.
Explaining how it has become “a mess and a bit of a shit-hole,” Paris Portingale gives TBS readers a quick run through the history of Egypt.
Inspiration comes in many forms, but the 365 docobites crew were moved when they met Phart in Siem Reap, Cambodia – a woman who typifies what last week’s International Women’s Day is all about.
As the Sound of Music turns 50, it’s time to remake the much-loved classic for a whole new modern audience, so Tim McDonald has done some work on Sound of Music Reboot.
Last Week Tonight with John Oliver: Daylight Savings Time – how is this even still a thing?
Attending an exclusive screening of Frackman, Jacob Joseph lauds a film light on science but full of heart, character and desire to show the human and environmental impact of CSG fracking.
Today’s Long Reads offer a little Mardi Gras fare in the shame of a narrative.ly piece on the Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence but also get serious, thanks to Rich Jackson, as they tackle old school corporate raiders, NZ drug lords and rape in prison.
TBS’ latest Travelogue sees Katherine Quinn exploring the wonders of Bruny Island. Beauty, serenity, history…oh, and such relief from the bedlam of Tasmania!
In a small village in Cambodia, Bunteng teaches the 365 docobites crew that every action you take, every skerrick of knowledge passed on, is important and can make a difference.
Torture is the theme of Rich Jackson’s Long Reads this week; from law enforcement, to opinions on MH370’s whereabouts, to stories shared in and of “the manosphere.”
In TBS’ latest book review, Loretta Barnard weighs the pros and cons of “The Miniaturist,” wherein a young wife uncovers the secrets of the family she just married into.
Need a holiday? Pushed for time? A quick break? Victoria Cotman invites you to see the sights of Paris – in one day! YES – ONE DAY!
In the West Bank, the 365 docobites crew meet Moodi, who protests the political situation engulfing the region with a less conventional weapon than most – a spray can.
In Juliette Furio’s latest #ArtistInterview, TBSers are treated to the world of artist, model and student of linguistics, Susan Joy Krieg.
Forget Birdman, Eddie Redmayne and Patricia Arquette…the Oscars is about the gowns and looks, at least for Blake Sutherland…so here is his Top 5 Best and worst wrap…
Catching Billy Connolly’s recent Sydney Opera House gig, Tom Jacobs was happy to see that despite certain physical hurdles, Connolly’s ability to render his audience utterly incontinent remains firmly intact.
Rich Jackson fights his own “Clinton rage” as he profiles Among the Hillary Haters, a piece about Hillary Clinton and the rocky 2016 US Presidential Road ahead, as part of this week’s Long Reads.