In this edition of The Owl News Feature Podcast, presented by Brad McIntosh and Lysander Edmond:
- Booktok and Bookstagram are taking over the social media platforms TikTok and Instagram. It’s where authors, publishers and readers can interact with each other easier than ever before. Authors and readers are facing a dilemma, is it even worth their time?
- It seems like vapes are everywhere at the moment. One school in North Canberra has installed vape detectors in response to the widespread use. Despite being illegal, vapes are accessible and are mostly bought through black markets.
- The music scene in Canberra comes with its highs and with its lows. It’s easy enough to put on a show around town but what comes after that? How do our musicians go from being a ‘local’ act to a ‘national’ act?