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Full text frenzy: Issue Seven

To celebrate the release of Issue Seven (available at our stockists and website now!), we’re sharing three pieces from the new issue with you. First is Ben Eltham’s ‘Clouds of Rhetoric: Climate Change and the State of Australian Journalism’ which examines the carbon-tax debate, News Limited and … Read more »

Boys in Skirts: Andrej Pejic and Androgyny

At the Paris men’s fashion shows in June 2010, there was one question everyone was asking: ‘Who’s the blonde girl?’ It was Andrej Pejic, the 19-year-old Broadmeadows boy who’s taken the fashion industry’s breath away; whipping up a storm of delight, confusion and anticipation about androgyny in … Read more »

Clouds of Rhetoric: Climate Change and the State of Australian Journalism

Midway through 2010, exhausted by the pressures of government and family life, federal finance minister Lindsay Tanner quit politics. He settled down to write a book, Sideshow, on what he saw as the biggest problem facing Australia’s political system – the media. Sideshow is a thoughtful meditation … Read more »

Julia Gillard: Why She’s So Easy to Hate

Julia Gillard is a divisive figure. Some believe she is a hopelessly incompetent moron; others believe she’s a pathologically dishonest harpy. The breadth of views is startling, and through the fog of our modern political and media landscapes, it is almost impossible to discern just which assessment … Read more »

Issue Seven teaser: Rebecca Howden ‘Boys in Skirts — Andrej Pejic and Androgyny’

In our final sneak peek into Issue Seven of Kill Your Darlings before its release on October 3,  Rebecca Howden investigates the rise to fame of Andrej Pejic – the androgynous boy from Broadmeadows who set the fashion world abuzz. At the Paris men’s fashion shows in June 2010, there was … Read more »

Issue Seven teaser: Ben Pobjie ‘Julia Gillard — Why She’s So Easy to Hate’

In our second teaser before the launch of Kill Your Darlings Issue Seven on October 3, Ben Pobjie casts a satirical eye over Australia’s first female prime minister. Julia Gillard is a divisive figure. Some believe she is a hopelessly incompetent moron; others believe she’s a pathologically dishonest harpy. The breadth … Read more »

Issue Seven teaser: Ben Eltham ‘Clouds of Rhetoric — Climate Change and the State of Australian Journalism’

We are very excited to be able to give you a sneak peek at the contents of Kill Your Darlings Issue Seven, beginning with an extract from Ben Eltham’s essay on the carbon-tax debate, News Limited and the future of quality Australian journalism. We’ll be releasing teasers until … Read more »

Issue Seven teasers next week

We’re excited to unveil Issue Seven of Kill Your Darlings next week. Leading up to its release on Monday 3 October, we’ll have three sneaky extracts for you here at Killings! Read more »