Tag Archives: Australia

The Geek Show - S15E22 - Snubbed By Ghosts

S15E22 – Snubbed By Ghosts

It’s time for another episode of the podcast that, episode by episode, shines a light on just how odd the world and its people (and animals), really are. This week Graham joins Producer Rob to investigate the Department of Transport’s “brilliant” idea to tackle overcrowding

The Geek Show - S15E21 - I'm Forever Milking Cockroaches

S15E21 – I’m Forever Milking Cockroaches

It’s time for another jaunt into the weird world of science, technology and beyond, so join Rob and Producer Rob as they delve into the cosmos and head to Pluto to find out what it’s made of (just to be clear, we’re not picking a

The Turning

It’s a common lament among booksellers that you just can’t get people interested in short story collections, which is a shame considering writers as diverse as HP Lovecraft, E Annie Proulx, Angela Carter, Eileen Chang and Jorge Luis Borges have produced their finest works in

Wake in Fright (1971)

For a long time Wake in Fright (aka Outbreak) was regarded as one of the ‘great lost Australian films’. Although critically celebrated across the board its infamously unsympathetic presentation of Australia, unflinching hunting scenes and poor box office saw it lost to the annals of

Red Hill

Directed by Patrick Hughes, Red Hill is Australia’s latest contribution to the Western. Shane Cooper (Ryan Kwanten) and his pregnant wife move away from the hustle of the police force in the big city to Red Hill. Unbeknownst to Shane, he walked into a town just