Loretta Barnard

Terrible Political Change, What Is It Good For? Well, Art, Actually

As we watch Zimbabwe tear itself apart, our extended history indicates that the worse things get, the better the art we produce becomes.   Wars, political power struggles, coups, oppression – humans have an infinite capacity to inflict suffering on other humans, squashing their dignity, spirit, and the capacity to live their lives freely. It has been ... Read the full article
Loretta Barnard

Loretta Barnard is an Australian freelance writer and editor who, in a long career, has done almost everything possible in the book publishing industry. These days she actively pursues her love of music, literature and theatre, and is something of wannabe roving ambassador for the creative and performing arts.

Extremist Movie Debate: Wonder

In Extremist Movie Debate, Ethan and Joe’s true feelings about the movie do not matter. They flip a coin to decide who loves it and who hates it. This episode? Wonder

Extremist Movie Debate: Justice League

In Extremist Movie Debate, Colby and Ethan’s true feelings about the movie do not matter. They flip a coin to decide who loves it and who hates it. This episode? Justice League

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