Jacqy Phillps as Karen and Russell Kiefel as Chris in the State Theatre Company of South Australia’s 1986 production of Dreams in an Empty City.
Stephen Sewell's 1986 exemplifies the traits of the decade: apocalyptic in feel, epic in scope and unforgiving in length
Women played and integral role in the year-long struggle – despite a culture that expected them to stay at home.
The thing in Stranger Things 2
Stranger Things 2 finds its monsters in Reagan-era capitalism. It is required viewing for socialists this Halloween.
Stranger Things is re-writing the 'reference' book on homage and intertextuality.
Paddy McAlloon, in his more recent guise as a pop eccentric in dress as well as attitude.
The great eccentric characters of the past have given us great art, literature and music – and they should be welcomed today.
Ravers party hard even when surrounded by police – but the law is not on their side.
The 20th century saw battle lines drawn between music-driven youth movements and the state like none before.
There was no joy for the creator of the DeLorean – the car was a failure.
Few would remember this fantasy car as a model of motoring excellence. It owes its success instead to a fantasy film that has turned 30.
We were promised hoverboards by 2015 – ain’t gonna happen.
History is generally made of things that happen. This truth often prejudices us to ignore the importance of the things that don’t. In this spirit, I would like to bring attention to the significance of…