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Friday 16 November 2012
Culture Music

interview : stacey piggott, on music, promo and how to blow your own trumpet

lip magazine
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Stacey Piggott is one inspiring lady – not only is the she the director of Two Fish Out of Water, one of Australia’s leading music PR firms, but she’s taken the time to turn her 14 years of experience in PR to write a book – Blow Your Own Trumpet : A Musician’s Guide to…
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Thursday 13 September 2012
Arts Books

literature & technology: the literary celebrity

Raelke Grimmer
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With the twenty-first century came the rise of the celebrity. We live in a society obsessed by the concept of “celebrity”. We lap up and crave stories and rumours and gossip about people placed firmly in the public eye, and don’t we just love it all the more if their lives turn to trash in…
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Thursday 23 August 2012
Arts Books

literature & technology: book trailers

Raelke Grimmer
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Before you delve into my article, first watch this fantastic book trailer Australian author Max Barry created for his novel Machine Man at the end of last year: This is far and away the best book trailer I’ve ever seen, simply because it blatantly makes the point: what is the point of this? This is…
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Friday 27 January 2012
Books Featured

q&a and giveaway: roxy jacenko

Freya Dumas
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I recently reviewed Public Relations dynamo Roxy Jacenko’s debut novel Strictly Confidential. Large parts of Strictly Confidential are inspired by Jacenko’s own career, particularly when her protagonist sets up her own PR firm with barely any funds. She speaks to us below about PR, writing, and what’s coming next.

Sunday 8 January 2012
Books

lip lit: roxy jacenko, strictly confidential (+ giveaway!)

Freya Tomren
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If you live in Sydney, chances are you know who Roxy Jacenko is. I’ve heard whispers of Jacenko through friends who work in PR. There’s the story about the graduate who was rejected for a job, and her only post-interview feedback was that she was “too nice”. Or the story about how Jacenko allegedly banned…
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Sunday 4 September 2011
Culture

interview: olivia dikambi, a young CEO

Erin Stewart
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Olivia Dikambi is an inspirational, entrepreneurial young woman. Aged just 24, she has already represented over 50 clients in the entertainment industry and has spent the last year running her own PR agency in New York. This interview with Olivia Dikambi covers what inspires her, how to succeed and lead in a competitive industry like…
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