Shelley Gare

Issue 30

2019-12-04T11:18:09+11:00December 4th, 2019|Categories: 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+11:00October 31st, 2019|Categories: 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+10:00October 2nd, 2019|Categories: 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+10:00August 27th, 2019|Categories: 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+10:00July 30th, 2019|Categories: 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+10:00July 3rd, 2019|Categories: 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+10:00April 30th, 2019|Categories: 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+11:00April 2nd, 2019|Categories: 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 [...]

Politics & Language: Political Abuse and the Web

2017-05-10T17:38:35+10:00May 27th, 2011|Categories: Paper|Tags: , |

Shelley Gare is the founding editor of The Australian Review of Books, columnist and author of The Triumph of Airheads. On Tuesday 15 March 2011, The Sydney Institute held a discussion on the use of language in political debate developing with a multi-media world, the free use of the web and 24-hour news outlets. Shelley [...]