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Ep 60 – Animal Farm, This is Living

HELLO PIGGIES. We get down and dirty with The Bloomshed and their meltingly good ⁠Animal Farm⁠. In Intermission we discuss the Venn overlap between this and Barbie. Our second act takes us to the Malthouse for ⁠This is Living⁠ – Ash Flanders ode to chronically ill queers who want to run away to the country (Carla was ATTACKED). And in Coming Soon we recommend the ⁠Pulse⁠ program at Melbourne Fringe and the ⁠REWIRE⁠ program at Geelong Arts Centre. This was a truly joyous return to form, and felt like the before time with a little more existential death rattle thrown in. Our favourite! Long live queer irony as the pathway to pleasure and salvation. Connect with us on twitterfacebookinstagram and our website. 

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Production and recording by Carla Donnelly and Philip Thiel
Theme music by ⁠⁠⁠Mark Barrage⁠⁠⁠
Editing by ⁠⁠⁠Shackwest⁠⁠⁠
Cover image Gregory Lorenzutti

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Ep 39 – Dybbuks, Blackie Blackie Brown

In this months episode the gang are joined by a very special guest Richard Watts, Australia’s pre-eminent arts journalist, arts advocate and homosexualist; together they cover Samarah Hersch’s Dybbuks at Theatreworks and Nakkiah Lui’s Blackie Blackie Brown at the Malthouse Theatre. During intermission Bendo Mendo’s (Ben Mendelson) theory on what makes Australian actors so compelling is discussed with great interest. Richard has Carla and Philip maniacally scribbling during Coming Soon with his hot tips for shows in October. Listen and share! If you like our work please support us by subscribing, donating or buying us a coffee.

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Ep 20 – The Homosexuals, The Age Of Bones

In this episode, Carla and Philip see something very familiar at the Malthouse [The Homosexuals, or Faggots] and something much less familiar at La Mama Courthouse [The Age of Bones, part of AsiaTOPA]. Profundity ensues. Plus, at Intermission: Is The Book of Mormon memorable? And what got Carla to renounce her commitment to animal rights? Thanks for listening to our podcast about theatre and the arts in Melbourne. <3

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Ep 15 – Lilith: The Jungle Girl, Two Dogs

Carla returns and the gang goes to MTC’s Lilith: The Jungle Girl and Two Dogs – presented by Melbourne International Arts Festival. Intermission banter is a long time coming catch up, coming soon discusses the NGV and Melbourne International Arts Festival. Our tickets to Two Dogs is sponsored by Julien Leyre of the Marco Polo Project.

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