Annabel Crabb dines with senator Jacqui Lambie for Kitchen Cabinet.
Kitchen Cabinet is a good example of the hybridisation of political media we see in much of Australian TV today.
Let them eat cake, but remember: food has a political life of its own.
Kitchen Cabinet’s staging of "casual" food preparation with the nation’s most powerful people reproduces a culture of white Australian entitlement to master and consume any and every cultural product.
Kevin Rudd and Tony Abbott will both appear on ABC TV show Kitchen Cabinet in the final week of the campaign. But who is more advantaged by the reality TV and the politics of cooking?
The penultimate act in this year’s election drama will be … a cook-off. This campaign has largely steered away from “entertaining politics”, but at the last hurdle, Messrs Rudd and Abbott have fallen for…