Shaking off 201412/18/14
From the profound to the tragic, 2014 has been a funny old year. Cassie, her old pal Jason Di Rosso and friends shake off the year that was.
2014: TV in Review
On The List this week we look at the year of TV that was - the highlights, the lowlights and the cat fights.
The Shia LaBeouf Show, Thai GQ and Muriel's Wedding
The troubled US actor and artist Shia LaBeouf's story took a dark turn this week. Is he tortured, a trainwreck or a transmedia storyteller?
Great Holdens and Fat Pizza
How Monaros revved up and revolutionised Australia's car culture. Plus, Paul Fenech eats his Fat Pizza.
Screen Australia, Mars One and Band Aid
Band Aid 30 and Clive the poet. Australian TV: In Demand and On Demand. Mars One: science or pop cultural delusion?
Doug Stanhope, Cary Elwes and Serial
Serial Podcast and the amateur detective. Doug Stanhope: a most depraved man? Cary Elwes and The Princess Bride.
Steve Kilbey, and GoPro Culture
Steve Kilbey talks paisley shirts, drugs and Aussie music . Capturing life for later. Video Streaming with Stan.
Politics, Gender and the American Dream on television
News: Ebola Halloween Costumes and Chinese Big Brother. Gender and Racial politics on HBO's Girls. America's diplomacy with China on House of Cards. The American Dream and The Wire.
Conspiracies, Paranoia and a defence of the Selfie
News: Kenny G falls flat and Breaking Bad toys pulled. Conspiracy Theories and the importance of being Paranoid. In defence of the Selfie.
Archaeologists in Black Hats and Homicide's 50th Anniversary
News: Feminist video game critic cancels talk following threats. Archaeologists in Black Hats. Homicide's 50th Anniversary.
Tepid Australian TV and Yummy Mummys
News: Twin Peaks and Serial Radio. Australian TV is "tepid". Yummy Mummy and neo-conservatives.
Val McDermid and Comic Conventions
News: Tetris Movie and The Bachelor. Val McDermid and Women in Crime . Pop Culture Conventions.
Freaks and the Politics of Political Satire
Reclaiming the word "Freak", and how political satire is affecting the democratic process.
Superheroes taking over the small screen, and what makes great...
Superheroes taking over the small screen, and what makes great Australian music writing.
Bravehearts, Scottish Identity and Double Denim
Bravehearts: Scottish Identity and Nationalism. The Enduring Power of Denim.
The List - 2014-09-05
Devil’s Playground. Celebrity nude photo hack.
How the value of diamonds has been carefully cultivated, and the Bali...
How the value of diamonds has been carefully cultivated, and the Bali paradox.
Ice bucketing, James Cameron and The Karate Kid turns 30
James Cameron gets deep. The Karate Kid turns 30.
Williams and Bacall, Cyclone Tracy, and fashion blockbusters
The legacy of Cyclone Tracy 40 years on. The fashion for the blockbuster.
Laurie Penny, Reality Check and ANZAC Girls
The Brutes of Reality. Unspeakable Things. Girls on the Western Front.
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