Review of Drama-Sutra by Nautanki Theatre: Indian and Chindian stories

All our stories belong to all Australians. All our stories should have equal value. That’s why these three plays by South Asian diaspora playwrights Sonal Moore, Kevin Bathman and Roanna Gonsalves are so precious, and resonated with me. Continue reading Review of Drama-Sutra by Nautanki Theatre: Indian and Chindian stories

Review of Glow Season 1 on Netflix

Review of GLOW Season 1 on Netflix: storytelling in the Trump era

GLOW is fabulous entertainment with crisp, witty dialogue and unexpectedly affecting poignant moments, like the emotionally intimate scenes between sleazy director Sam and the protagonist Ruth. Yet GLOW avoids being too earnestly up its own arse by being fun and just downright silly most of the time. Continue reading Review of GLOW Season 1 on Netflix: storytelling in the Trump era

The end of PocketDocs: a loss to all ears

Of the gazillion podcasts that now jostle for our audio attention, PocketDocs is one of the most professionally produced, always surprising, artistically sound shows in the English language. Given time, its back catalogue will become a listening room treasure trove, like a bottomless fridge of audio morsels. Continue reading The end of PocketDocs: a loss to all ears