A Zombie Outbreak Taught Me About Parenthood

Video game developer/publisher Telltale Games leapt into the spotlight with their latest game: The Walking Dead in 2012. Based on the comic series of the same name, it ended up winning numerous awards, catapulting the company into the mainstream, and changing the way episodic, story-driven games would be seen forever. And it also gave me the opportunity to consider what relationships I might want to create and develop in my own life. The Walking Dead introduced numerous features that made the game so enticing to play, such as forcing players to make split-second decisions with lasting consequences. These innovative gameplay…

Marvellous Medicine for the Weight of Adulthood

George’s Marvellous Medicine at the King Street Theatre, in co-production with Epicentre Theatre Company, is one of three Roald Dahl shows currently playing in Sydney, along with the musical Matilda and Revolting Rhymes & Dirty Beasts. With such a heavy line-up of big theatres producing stories inspired by Roald Dahl, the competition for an audience is high. Yet, with grace and flair, the adapted co-production of George’s Marvellous Medicine lights up the stage and is a worthy delight for both young and old audiences. The show has completely sold out its ten-day long season, but I had the chance to…