Mandi Glynn-Jones chats about life as an artist

August 4, 2013

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Award-winning artist Mandi Glynn-Jones isn’t getting much sleep at the moment. She’s busy preparing for this month’s SALA (South Australian Living Artists) Festival and the upcoming Port Festival as well as working on several commissioned pieces and planning a youth arts festival. She’s up to her ears in deadlines, but as she told me, the hardest […]

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Mark Niehus chats about making it as a poet

June 16, 2013

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Mark Niehus sits out front of Zedz Cafe in Adelaide Central Market for a few hours each week, drinking coffee and writing poems for passers-by on a typewriter. It’s all part of the Cafe Poet Program. “Poetry is not dead,” Mark says, “it just needs to be relevant and more accessible to the public.” Is […]

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Tool: live and unconventional

May 13, 2013

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I saw Tool play live the other week and I was still feeling the effects hours after I got home. It’s a strange thing when you can’t tell whether your ears are ringing or a car alarm is going off. This was the first time I actually considered wearing earplugs to a show. In the […]

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Alex Croker explains the internet

March 22, 2013

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These days we do everything on the internet: work, rest and play. Yes, the internet is a Mars Bar. But like chocolate smothered in caramel, will too much of it make us vomit? Alex Croker, blogger and marketer, explains all. What’s your favourite social media? Every morning I get up and there is one thing […]

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Bryan Harrell chats about creative writing and chihuahuas

March 15, 2013

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Bryan Harrell’s blog is fun and quirky. His short stories are fun and quirky. His interview with the chat show blog was fun. Oh, and quirky. First time I came across you was your ‘case against rebranding’ piece published in The Advertiser. How did that come about? Wow, that apparently got popular. It was my first published […]

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Wil Anderson chats about comedy and not coping

February 22, 2013

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In case you’re one of the few people in the world who still don’t know who Wil Anderson is, he’s one of Australia’s greatest comedians. He’s done (and mastered) it all – TV, radio, stand-up, podcasts, books, newspaper columns. And now: the chat show blog. Your stand-up is usually pretty influenced by what’s going on […]

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Andrew Finegan chats about his new Fringe show (and why he loves zombies)

February 14, 2013

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Andrew Finegan is many things: writer, performer, librarian. Adelaide Theatre Guide said his latest show is “original and witty… the audience roared with laughter.” You can catch it at this year’s Adelaide Fringe. You’re about to do a Fringe show called Songs from the End of the World. How would you describe it? It’s a […]

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