Author Archive | Harry Berg

Coked Up & Kidnapped In Capetown

Written by Harry Berg

It’s a cold Saturday night in Melbourne’s South East with some sparse rainfall. I am sitting amongst a native garden, listening to Trent Robbins recount his recent experience in South Africa’s Cape Town, one of the most dangerous cities in the world. The breeze whistles through the garden and pushes Trent’s long unkempt hair backwards. His […]

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Harrison Bergeron, The Cis White Male, Got What He Deserved

Written by Harry Berg

Kurt Vonnegut was one of the most acclaimed authors of the 20th centruy and one of the few whose works were able to transcend the ‘literary ghetto’ of science fiction and find success in the mainstream. His 1961 short story ‘Harrison Bergeron’ was one of these works. Like many overlooked science fiction tales, the social […]

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Free-To-Die TV

Written by Harry Berg

I’ve been following the demise of Network Ten with the interest of a Cold War era citizen awaiting the fall of the Berlin Wall. Both Network Ten and the wall are symbols of an obsolete and outdated world. When the Berlin Wall fell, it ushered in a new post-cold war age. Unfortunately, the Australian government […]

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