Five Reviews of Philip Seymour Hoffman Films
After actor Philip Seymour Hoffman died on 2 February 2014, I compiled my reviews of some recent Hoffman films, which were first published in The Thousands between 2009 and 2011.
Writers Victoria Winter School – Features
On 16 July 2014, I’m teaching a winter workshop on feature writing at Writers Victoria.
ACMI ‘Bad Girls’ Panel
In association with Spectacle: The Music Video Exhibition at ACMI, I participated in a panel discussion on 17 October, 2013, about the bad girls of music video.
Out of Shape Readings and Signings
My debut non-fiction book, Out of Shape: Debunking Myths about Fashion and Fit, was published on 1 June, 2013. To promote the book I participated in a number of public readings and events.
ACMI Hollywood Costume Public Events
As film and clothes are two of my key research interests, I gave numerous public talks on screen costume during ACMI’s Hollywood Costume exhibition between 24 April and 18 August, 2013.
I like to fritter away my musical training on making capricious little songs on my computer.
If you’re a lecturer, teacher or librarian in search of an expert ‘talking head’, I’m an articulate and entertaining commentator on media and popular culture – why not get in touch?
In December 2013 I co-hosted the film podcast Hell Is For Hyphenates, discussing the films of Kathryn Bigelow and the best cinema releases of 2013.
On 8 November, 2013, I spoke to Cassie McCullagh and Jason DiRosso of ABC Radio National’s program The List about the class dimensions and carnivalesque role of spring racing fashion.
On 7 October, 2013 I appeared on ABC Radio National’s Drive program, hosted by Waleed Aly, discussing my book Out of Shape alongside actress Lulu McClatchy, who was appearing in a production of Neil LaBute’s play Fat Pig.