Published in Overland Issue 228 Spring 2017 Uncategorized A worm in your ear Chris Edwards If advertising pays communication targets its prods and vices. Likewise, a well-designed clientele can often entice potential contracts to web-sighted varicose advising options. To choose from globular recent yearnings, why not retch at lower cost? Many leach their purchase decisions times two, then open up your email. See? An advertisement for wankers or a trammel destination. To buy you there are a number of ways you can pay to approve your research engine. Others devise their business needs to promulgate societal media, or perhaps try bogs or trackie down websites that visit your manly targets. Read the rest of Overland 228 If you enjoyed this poem, buy the issue Or subscribe and receive four outstanding issues for a year Chris Edwards Chris Edwards is a Sydney-based poet whose publications include People of Earth and After Naptime, both from Vagabond Press. More by Chris Edwards 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 5 December 20225 December 2022 ecology Dark ecotourism at Toolangi: the invisible destruction of a forest Connor Tomas O'Brien ‘Notice how you feel’, the tour copy suggests, as the forest gives way to a clear-felled expanse. On the map, a key highlights points of interest: from those areas a patient visitor might be able to spotlight a Leadbeater’s possum, to coupes that are open for logging. Often, these areas overlap. First published in Overland Issue 228 2 December 20222 December 2022 The university In search of lost bargains: An interview with Scott Fitzgerald, Ryan Mead-Hunter and Francis Russell of the Bargain Hunters podcast Scott Robinson and Danni McGrath We discovered Bargain Hunters: The Curtin NTEU EBA Podcast as our own university, Monash, and the local branch of the NTEU) enter their own bargaining round. After years of workers bearing the burden of rapid COVID changes, cost of living pressures, overwork and decades of growing job insecurity, this bargaining round feels different: an opportunity for workers to articulate a vision of the university against the neoliberalised, corporate managerialism that dominates the sector and most workplaces in the country.