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A Foul Slice of Sherry Pie

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BY EMILIO LANERA cw. discussion of sexual assault When I first saw the circulated Facebook status about current RuPaul’s Drag Race contestant, Sherry Pie, I wasn’t sure what to expect. “I have a weird story to tell about Sherry Pie,” the first line said. Before amateur actor Ben Shimkus told us his story about Sherry Pie, he described how important the show was to him and the gay community, likening it to the Super Bowl. Being a fan of Drag Race myself I agreed with Ben’s sentiments and read on. “However, I’m not sure if I will be able to watch
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Lot’s MD

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Lot’s MD  Eleutheromania - Wanderlust  By Emma Burgess  Is your spirit unsettled? Does your restlessness leave you useless or neurotic? Or have you ever wondered how your friend says they have no money but continues to travel to exotic places every break? Our self-appointed, definitely qualified Lot’s MD is here to support your hypochondria. Hunny, y’all got some Wanderlust.   Eleutheromania, or wanderlust, is an increasingly common, life-threatening virus infecting free spirits and dreamy souls.  People usually become infected with the virus during or after travelling, especially internationally.   Wanderlust is not hereditary, however bringing up your children reading books and discussing
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The Disappearing Trilogy: a theatre review

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By Bridget Hackett It was clear from the moment The Disappearing Trilogy began that I had picked the wrong show. Let me be clear, I am no theatre expert. My repertoire starts with a bit of modernised Shakespeare and the odd musical or two. For me, the story needs to be clear from start to finish, otherwise I get lost and bored. And The Disappearing Trilogy was just a little too far outside my expertise. Without spoiling too much, the show features Monash University PhD candidate Suzie Hardgrave, in a solo show constructing a somewhat erratic narrative of an actress
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