What is the point of retelling a true story?
It’s a question I keep returning to when listening to Serial, the new WBEZ/This American Life podcast, which is being downloaded 1.2 million times per episode and for which there’s now a meet-up group, and a bunch of pop culture sites with podcasts dissecting the podcast.
People need to be educated about safer drug using practices because it’s pretty apparent they’re not going to stop taking drugs anytime soon.
There’s a figure that has long permeated Australian culture. We fear it. We reject it. We try to deny that it’s a part of us. And when it keeps coming back, we laugh at it.
Without further ado, here are the winners of the major prizes of the 2014 Overland Subscriberthon.