Confinement culture

Alexas_Fotos/Pixabay How many events have you had cancelled in the last few weeks? Probably any number of things you’ve been looking forward to have now vanished from your calendar. The Broad counts the Sydney Writers Festival, Festival of Dangerous Ideas, concerts, book launches and talks among the diary cancellations stretching into

What to watch, read and listen to in March

This month's round-up of TV, film, books, podcasts and more to keep you entertained and informed in March. A Note on TV The Twelve The Twelve is a Belgian drama about a jury who must decide if school headmistress Fri Palmers is guilty of two separate murders, one 20 years ago of

Digital Entertainment Trends for 2020

Woman with VR

Could VR finally come to your living room this year? Who doesn’t like a bit of new year forecasting? In her day job, the Broad writes about marketing, tech and digital lifestyle and came across an interesting article on tech trends for 2020 recently. It comes from the US Consumer

December: What to watch, read and listen to

I don’t know about you, but the Broad finds that, come December, the crazy season is in full swing. Almost everyone you’ve had any contact with during the year seems to decide it’s imperative to have an and-of-year get together, work Christmas events abound and end-of-year deadlines speed up, while

Books, TV, Movies and More: November 2019

Watch TV series and books to read

It’s November already. Can you believe it?  We returned home in March after living in the UK in 2018 and the months have just flown by since that first morning we set foot back onto Australian ground into the fog of humidity.  It feels like that scene in the movies when the

The Booker Prize, plus this week’s wrap

Margaret Atwood bernadine Evaristo booker prize

The big news from the world of books and prizes this week was the announcement of the winner of the Booker Prize. In a shock decision, the Booker Prize was given to two authors, Margaret Atwood for The Testaments and Bernadine Evaristo for Girl, Woman, Other. The judges simply couldn’t split

Friday On My Mind

Clea DuVall

This week's round-up of Emmy winners and picks for streaming shows, film, TV, books, exhibitions and more. On the small screen  This week’s dress fest The Emmy’s celebrated more than just thigh-high splits, fake tans and frozen smiles (or maybe I’m getting confused with the Bronlow Medal in Australia); anyway there were