Published in Overland Issue 208 Spring 2012 · Uncategorized Issue 208 Jeff Sparrow Contents Regulars Jeff Sparrow − Editorial Judy Horacek Alison Croggon Rjurik Davidson Features Jonathan Green The end of a world An elegy for the newspaper Alex Mitchell Fatal obsessions Murdoch’s early years Anwyn Crawford Fat, privilege and resistance A response to Jennifer Lee Matt Cornell Outsider porn Adult goes indie Juliana Qian The name and the face CAL-Connections: On not speaking Chinese Malcolm Harris Twitterland Meanland: The radical terrain of social media Rebecca Giggs Imagining women Feminism and nonfiction Michael Green The cooperation A collective response to unemployment Fiction Jennifer Mills − Architecture Davide Angelo − Double tap Jannali Jones − Blancamorphosis Stephanie Convery − Big river Poetry Todd Turner − Clockwork Lawrence Upton − Human Tissue Cassandra Atherton − Bonds Campbell Thomson − Australia is a film about a red dog Tim Thorne – Honesty Paula Green – Picking Grapes Adam Aitken – Old Europe (2) Shari Kocher – Bellbird Gully Michelle Gaddes – The Tap Julie Maclean – without a city wall Graphics Bruce Mutard Paper planes Sam Wallman cover Jeff Sparrow Jeff Sparrow is a Walkley Award-winning writer, broadcaster and former editor of Overland. More by Jeff Sparrow Overland is a not-for-profit magazine with a proud history of supporting writers, and publishing ideas and voices often excluded from other places. If you like this piece, or support Overland’s work in general, please subscribe or donate. Related articles & Essays First published in Overland Issue 228 1 June 20231 June 2023 · Politics Turning peaceful protesters into criminals—again Evan Smith So the Summary Offences (Obstruction of Public Places) Bill 2023 has been passed by South Australia’s Legislative Assembly and will become law. Fifteen hours of debate in the upper house, led by the Greens and SA Best, could not overturn the bill that was reportedly rushed through the lower house in just twenty-two minutes a fortnight ago. First published in Overland Issue 228 31 May 202331 May 2023 · Film In Memoriam: Kenneth Anger’s cinematic incantations Eloise Ross ‘Making a movie is casting a spell,’ said Kenneth Anger about his lifelong profession, his unique and spectacular talent, his very own dark magic. That certainly describes how I was lured into his realm. There was a time in my life where I would watch Anger’s seven-minute film Rabbit’s Moon basically on repeat, infatuated by its blue-tinted images of a sprightly harlequin dancing around a clearing and calling silently to the moon. It was poetry.