Colin Dray is a Lecturer in Literature at Campion College of the Liberal Arts, Australia, and has taught Creative Writing at the University of Wollongong, Australia. His writing and criticism has appeared in Australian Literary Studies, Meanjin, Voiceworks, Antipodes. His blog can be found here: http://drayfish.wordpress.com/
Chaos Does Not Mean Despair in Bowie's Soundscapes | 4 Feb 2016 // 8:29 PM
What Bowie's music describes, again and again, is that we were endlessly, relentlessly killing ourselves.
Night-Wing Media: Stephen Colbert and Jon Stewart's Lessons in Discourse | 13 Oct 2015 // 8:29 PM
Through the levelling power of humour, The Daily Show and The Colbert Report cut through the culture's sensationalism and panic to remind us of the baseline of normality beneath all the hysteria.