The June 2011 Archive

*The Melbourne Identity

Listening to the car radio at various times of the day led recently to a maelstrom of emotion for me. First, there was frustration when Gold FM played Spandau Ballet’s ‘Gold’ (‘I’m sorry that the chairs are all worn/I left them here I could have sworn’, a lyric that I unfailingly think I must have […]

*Always the Bridesmaids

I feel as though I spent the entirety of last weekend reading articles on the topic of the Kristen Wiig movie Bridesmaids, about its gestation and about what the film signifies for females en masse, with at least one of these pieces employing the truly vile new word ‘bestie’. The reason, of course, that such […]