Nikki Tranter has a Bachelor of Arts in Sociology/Criminology from La Trobe University in Melbourne and George Mason University in the U.S., and an M.A. in Professional Communication from Deakin University in Melbourne. She likes her puppy (Fulci the Fox Terrier), reading, painting, Take That, country music, and watching TV. Her favorite movie is Teen Wolf.
Tuesday, June 8 2010
Memoirist and comedian Tony Martin talks about commercial radio dumbasses and explains just what it is that makes Running with Scissors so darned unbelievable.
Thursday, October 22 2009
This is my story of how the new media world impacted my life, as a rural Victorian with a big dream. How it changed, and continues to change, my everyday life. How it made me a writer, gave me the confidence to undertake post graduate study, how it gave me the edge I needed to get the job I now utterly love.
Tuesday, September 30 2008
The question at the heart of Camilla Noli's debut novel, Still Waters, is this: Is every woman suited to motherhood? The book is a sharp, distressing look at the answer. PopMatters spoke to Noli about the book, the controversy, motherhood, and the writer's dream realized.
Tuesday, March 4 2008
"I think that, except for its ludicrous violence toward the end, the Death Sentence movie does depict its character's decline and the stupidity of vengeful vigilantism." Death Wish creator Brian Garfield talks to PopMatters about remakes, sequels, writing, and the meaning of vengeance.
Wednesday, September 27 2006
"I do believe that, that even when someone is "bothering" the coffee drinkers, you can look around the audience and find folks connecting and digging what he or she is doing, and from those connections, all sorts of good things emerge, immediately or further on down the road."
Sunday, March 18 2007
This is not a revised look at new-young-adult ideals: it's an age-old crock.
Thursday, March 1 2007
This Tori is a performance. The real Tori is clearly much cooler. Don't you just hate her?
Wednesday, February 7 2007
A Work in Progress reveals the good person that Jann Arden is, but not enough of the good musician that she is.
Thursday, December 14 2006
Returning to Friends, as the cliché goes, is like visiting an old friend. It's also very much a step back in time; to our own history as much as television history.
Tuesday, November 21 2006
In an exuberant, faultlessly pleasant manner, the authors take us behind the Hollywood curtain and into a world often misunderstood.
Monday, June 14 2010
Vampire stories may have been around for centuries, but it’s undeniable that they’ve never been quite this popular.