blue milk

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For Mother's Day have this film for FREE

For Mother’s Day have this film for FREE

The documentary film, Lost in Living from film-maker, Mary Trunk follows four women artists over seven years as they combine motherhood with their art careers and it will be streaming for free over this Mother’s Day weekend (9-11 May). No password will be required at this link. Enjoy! Motherhood is an endurance test that never ends. A marathon with no… Read more →

Are cultural politics worse than no politics at all?

Are cultural politics worse than no politics at all?

This is truly enjoyable analysis. There’s a lot of Marxism in it, probably a bit too much for me. And in my opinion it is too blunt in its assessment of pop culture but that aside, this is a great argument.. (And hold someone close as you read this because you’re fine with hating Swept Away but he’s going to… Read more →

What this election says about women getting themselves pregnant

What this election says about women getting themselves pregnant

I see that as long as any kind of social transfer is involved rich women are as capable of “getting themselves pregnant” as teenage girls are claimed to be. Because conception is something that women and girls do to themselves, presumably by deliberately and irresponsibly walking through a cloud of anonymous, minding-its-own-business sperm somewhere. Apparently, these same women then gestate,… Read more →

Speaking as a bitch who has read some macroeconomics

Speaking as a bitch who has read some macroeconomics

I agree with much of this piece by Helen Razer in The Age – “Destroying the point”. But overall, I wonder where her conclusions lead us. ”If you want to politicise someone, here’s a thought: talk to them about politics,” I wrote a few months ago. ”You need to read some macro-economics, bitches,” I said. Yes. But speaking as someone… Read more →