From The Vault - AUSTRALIAN THEATRE TOO WHITE? WELL IT TOOK YAz A WHILE
Sam COOKs KISSmyBLAKartsCOLUMN – August 2007 AUSTRALIAN THEATRE TOO WHITE? WELL IT TOOK YAz A WHILE I muse somewhat at the recent declaration that Australian Mainstream theatre is too white. HAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAA it took YAz loooonnngg enough!! Its like one of those BINGO moments when the Bureaucracy puts out one too many rhetorical statements and you’ve filled the card with the next latest catch cry. Get “cultural diversity” 4 more times people and you too can have a card fille
From The Vault - BRITAIN WAS TANFASTIC, BUT I’M BLAK NOW!
Sam COOKs KISSmyBLAKartsCOLUMN – August 2007 BRITAIN WAS TANFASTIC, BUT I’M BLAK NOW! “I WANNA BE BLACK” – shrieks the Essex girl with the platinum bottle blonde hair on one of the endless reality television shows plaguing the UK [& plaguing the world]. Her unmistakable Anglo features make me pause and for a brief moment wonder whether that’s a tolerant statement. However the pause was relatively short-lived as it became clear that it wasn’t out of the appreciation of UKs sha