Shelley Gare Blog

Issue 30

2019-12-04T11:18:09+11:00Categories: Shelley Gare Blog|Tags: |

DIGITAL’S NUMBERS DON’T ADD UP HOW TO BE A BRAIN WHISPERER JIA TOLENTINO VS HELEN GARNER AND IAN MACFARLANE BALENCIAGA AND THE REAL RULES OF REVOLUTION SHORT DIARY OF A LONG TRAIN TRIP VIDEO: OH, WHAT’S CHRISTMAS WITHOUT BILL NIGHY? DIGITAL TRICKERY Robert Sweeney is an American software developer who used to work for Microsoft [...]

Issue 29

2019-10-31T14:35:37+11:00Categories: Shelley Gare Blog|Tags: |

GEOFF MASTERS ON THE EDUCATION MERRY-GO-ROUND THE SILENCE OF THE RACEHORSE ELITE  IF YOU LIKE CHICKENS, READ THIS EVIL AND THE BYSTANDER  FRANCIS FORD COPPOLA GETS FILM-WATCHING WRONG FOOD TERRORISTS IN THE CINEMA   VIDEO: RICKY GERVAIS ASKS ARE YOU A BIT RACIST? THAT SAME OLD MERRY-GO-ROUND MUSIC I read the first news stories about [...]

Issue 28

2019-10-03T07:30:10+10:00Categories: Shelley Gare Blog|Tags: |

WHAT WE’VE FORGOTTEN ABOUT HARVEY WEINSTEIN JORDAN PETERSON’S CLASSICS COURSE THE ABC QUIZ I CAN NEVER WIN HOSPITALS REVEAL COMMONSENSE’S TIPPING POINT MALCOLM GLADWELL’S EMPTY VESSEL MICHAEL MOSLEY’S RECIPE FOR SHARK ANN PATCHETT’S CAUTIONARY TALE VIDEO CLIP – HOORAY FOR ALL ABOUT EVE MORE HARVEY, LESS ME-ME-ME … #MeToo has been responsible for many outrages [...]

Issue 27

2019-09-01T08:47:23+10:00Categories: Shelley Gare Blog|Tags: |

THE ADDICTIVE SMELL OF RED HERRING FOR WOMEN NEXT STOP IN THE GENDER REVOLUTION   CARDINAL PELL AND THE COMPELLING WITNESS ANYONE ELSE GOT THOSE CASH REGISTER BLUES?  THE JOURNALIST WHO LIKENED HILARY MANTEL TO A GERBIL WW2 AND THE TRUTH ABOUT BRAVERY VIDEO – INSPIRATION IF YOU DON’T LIKE RED HERRINGS   WOMEN DIVERTED [...]

Issue 26

2019-08-01T17:47:41+10:00Categories: Shelley Gare Blog|Tags: |

THE WISDOM OF JOHN MARSDEN AND JONATHAN HAIDT WHY PICASSO NEVER VISITED THE SALK INSTITUTE  CLOVER MOORE’S GREEN BIN FIASCO  THE RAREFIED TASTE OF THE CINEMA CRITIC  DOWN THE RABBIT HOLE OF ‘THE SAFE PLACE”  A CREATIVE WRITING TEACHER GETS EVEN  VIDEO - HOW TO INVEST THREE HOURS THE GETTING OF WISDOM Facebook has always [...]

Issue 25

2019-07-03T20:38:45+10:00Categories: Shelley Gare Blog|Tags: |

WHAT AMERICA CAN TEACH US ABOUT CIVILITY SAN FRANCISCO - THE CITY WHERE WESTERN DREAMS DIED PUBLISHERS AND THE NAZIS BONANZA DOES ANYTHING HAPPEN TO THE CAT? VIDEO – WHY INCOMPETENT PEOPLE WIN (set to music) WHAT AMERICA TAUGHT ME ABOUT MANNERS Something has curdled in Australia but I had to fly 12,000 kilometres to [...]

Issue 24

2019-04-30T11:28:49+10:00Categories: Shelley Gare Blog|Tags: |

BARRY HUMPHRIES STILL HAS LAST LAUGH (I HOPE) HANNAH GADSBY AND THE NEUROSCIENCE OF JOKES MIKE CANNON-BROOKES AND THE URGE TO YAP NO QUOTAS FOR WOMEN – THIS COULD WORK BETTER ABC RADIO NATIONAL’S RUSSIAN ROULETTE VIDEO – BOB FOSSE IN THE #METOO AGE  THIS WAY TO THE DESERT ISLAND What a dreary, grey future [...]

Issue 23

2019-04-02T12:57:43+11:00Categories: Shelley Gare Blog|Tags: |

JULIE BISHOP AND THE STILETTO SISTERS  EDMUND CAPON’S FAVOURITE COLLECTOR  THE QUIETLY IMPRESSIVE JOANNA CAPON RICHARD GILL’S LAST MUSIC LESSON VIDEO CLIP – THANK YOU, MICK JAGGER WHY STILETTOS DON’T ADD UP TO HEIGHT If some Australian women are so intent on demonstrating how capable and smart they are, how deserving of quotas that help [...]

Issue 22

2019-02-21T08:59:08+11:00Categories: Shelley Gare Blog|

HAMISH MCLAREN AND WHY EVEN YOU CAN BE DUPED  LIBRARY’S RENAISSANCE DISCOVERY PROVES BOOKS BEST HOW NOT TO SEND PARCELS  VIDEO: EDDIE IZZARD ON THE REAL COST OF ITUNES THE TITANIA SYNDROME: WHY WE CAN ALL BE DUPES What you see is not always what you get. Nor what you expect or should expect to [...]

Issue 21

2019-01-15T12:13:42+11:00Categories: Shelley Gare Blog|

ATUL GAWANDE AND DIGITAL’S WRONG TURN HIP RECIPES ON THE CONSCIENCE (WHERE IS JULIA CHILD WHEN YOU NEED HER?) WHY FICTION NOW WALKS ON EGGSHELLS TANYA PLIBERSEK TAKES ON THE TERTIARY ESTABLISHMENT REBEKHA SHARKIE AND SISTERHOOD SPEAK VIDEO – HOW TO REALLY APPLY SCENT A DIGITAL DARK AGE BECKONS The over-reach of our brash digital [...]