Saturday, May 11, 2019

Skip the headlines – read a play a day during the election

"Being responsible sometimes means pissing people off."
--   General Colin Powell

Skip the headlines – read a play a day during the election

A group of Australian playwrights is posting short plays online inspired by the 2019 federal election.

Treachery’ Is What Killed Woodstock 50, Says Founder (That And Theft, Too)

The attorneys for Woodstock 50 co-founder Michael Lang have shared a furious letter he has written to Dentsu, the Japan-based international ad agency that had been lead investor for this summer’s festival, only to abruptly pull its funding and announce the festival’s cancellation last week. – Vulture

'A spell came over them, like magic': The art of writing for kids

Featured at the Sydney Writers' Festival, Megan McDonald says it took 10 years of perfecting her art before coming up with her signature character, Judy Moody.

Uber Sued By 6,000 Australian Taxi Drivers For ‘Illegal Operations’ International Business Times

AS MY GRANDMOTHER USED TO SAY, THERE’S NO SAFETY THIS SIDE OF THE GRAVE: 28-year-old man suffers stroke from cracking his neck.