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Photography by Prudence Upton

How TV Culture Got Big: Breaking Down The Golden Age Of TV With Christopher Borelli

December 20, 2016

Going into Sydney’s inaugural Bingefest, Christopher Borelli wasn’t exactly the fan-favorite. He’s not attached to a hugely-popular TV series, podcast or website.... Continue Reading

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Photography by Prudence Upton

Bingeing With The Best: Talking TV With The AV Club’s Laura Browning

December 19, 2016

“There is an unreasonable amount of TV” was exactly the right declaration to open The AV Club‘s “All The TV You Should Have Watched By Now” panel at Sydney’s inaugural BingeFest.... Continue Reading

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Photography by Prudence Upton

What We Learned Surviving The Writers’ Room At Bingefest

December 19, 2016

On paper, Bingefest’s Writers’ Room handily emerged as parhaps the most uncertain-yet-unmissable event on the weekend’s lineup (that doesn’t involve Shia LeBouf).... Continue Reading

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Photography by Prudence Upton

Unpacking “Binge-Worthy Journalism” With Julie Snyder At BingeFest 2016

December 19, 2016

The true crime genre has experienced a really extraordinary revival following the arrival of the hugely-popular podcast Serial. However, two years later, the only question bigger than whether Adnan is guilty or not is whether or not Serial might actually eclipse the rest of podcasting as a medium when it comes to raw popularity.... Continue Reading

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Photography by Prudence Upton

Everything You Missed At The Harambe Memorial Service

December 18, 2016

The cavalcade of emotional, digital, political and cultural disasters that have hit the internet in 2016 ended up being so numerous that it’s hard to look back and take stock of things.... Continue Reading

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We reflect on Harambe and the memes of 2016 with Dan Ilic and Superwog ahead of BINGEFEST

December 16, 2016

Bingefest is set to take over the Sydney Opera House for an epic 24 hours this weekend, and part of this will be The Harambe Memorial Service: 2016’s Viral Hits, where Australia’s best, brightest and funniest internet stars will bring you the definitive story of what went down on the Internet in 2016 – from a dying gorilla named Harambe to activewear and Joe Biden memes.... Continue Reading

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Red Bull TV to stream highlights of BINGEFEST from the Sydney Opera House

December 15, 2016

From Monday 19 December, fans who are unable to attend this year’s BINGEFEST at the Sydney Opera House can tune in to Red Bull TV and stream some highlights from the event. This program (titled The Best of BINGEFEST) will be hosted by Marc Fennell and Ash London and it will feature some of the key presentations and performances from the festival.... Continue Reading

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