News & Reviews

Bri Lee
On alternate weeks you'll hear from me, and then a cool and interesting friend of mine. We'll cover news stories (good and bad) and things we've seen, read, eaten, laughed at, or pondered (good and bad).
Created 28 Jul 2021
  • Sean Kelly's News & Reviews
    10 Nov 2021 • 9 min read • 2 0
    Hi everyone and welcome to this week’s News & Reviews! I really had a blast doing this one—some of my guest’s ‘picks’ were also mine, but I learned a bunch of new stuff too. Pretty much exactly what I...
  • Some good moves in the fashion world
    03 Nov 2021 • 4 min read • 2 8
    It’s a mixed bag this week. I had a migraine Monday night so had to spend most of yesterday in quiet/down time, and spending too long thinking never does me much good in the ~noodle~. For a separate w...
  • Amani Haydar's News & Reviews
    27 Oct 2021 • 11 min read • 0 9
    Tomorrow night we officially launch Freadom Inside (RSVP for the Zoom event here—Nakkiah Lui is making opening remarks) and then I’m going on Q & A to talk about Shakespeare. Wish me luck! :) Last wee...
  • Squid Game, short skirts, and chocolate tart
    20 Oct 2021 • 8 min read • 0 22
    In exciting news, the very excellent Nakkiah Lui has agreed to make opening remarks at the October 28th launch for the Freadom Inside project. Gleebooks have already processed over 100 books, and we’v...
  • Lech Blaine's News & Reviews
    13 Oct 2021 • 10 min read • 2 12
    Last night I went out for dinner and drinks for the first time in a very long time, and it felt so incredibly good. Getting dressed felt good. The crunchy salt at the edge of the margarita felt good. ...
  • What I've been putting on and in my face
    06 Oct 2021 • 11 min read • 13 54
    If you’ve never entered the giveaway you might not realise this, but I always add a few (totally optional) questions to the form about what you are liking and disliking about News & Reviews so far. I ...
  • RooneyRama!!!
    29 Sep 2021 • 18 min read • 6 10
    Hi everyone, this first part is always written by me, Bri Lee. I’m going to take a short moment to introduce News & Reviews because there are a lot of new subscribers here for RooneyRama. Welcome! Nor...
  • Nkechi Anele's News & Reviews
    22 Sep 2021 • 11 min read • 5 18
    Thanks to all the people making the comments section a real treat. Now that News & Reviews has been running for almost two months it’s interesting to see stories—like the saga with Christian Porter—pr...
  • Resisting polarisation and your questions answered
    15 Sep 2021 • 8 min read • 5 14
    A small but interesting thing happened to me this morning. I was feeling down about my appearance (in a very ordinary way for someone in lockdown with a checkered ED history) and I was in a laneway in...
  • Lucia Osborne-Crowley's News and Reviews
    08 Sep 2021 • 11 min read • 3 27
    Every fortnight when I talk with someone for this newsletter I feel torn about transcribing and condensing it—I wish you could these wonderful people’s voices and especially their laughter. Talking to...
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