No more can be written of Sappho without assuming a certain reality that may or may not have existed, and really this is the nature of her mythology. That every element of her music is music-less is part of the Sapphic music. That Sappho’s lyre will never produce a tone again, stimulates the continuity of her music, the listening for what can’t be heard.
RuPaul’s Drag Race UK has helped a weary nation through one of the bleakest winters in memory. So eat your heart out Shakespeare, revise that speech Churchill, frankly shut up Boris, it’s the queens of Series 2 that are giving me most to feel patriotic about in 2021.
In today’s age of cancel culture and online woke-ness, one mysterious internet memelord has taken a stand against a media institution. As a result, his unique 28 year-old male voice, possibly one of the last bastions of truth and justice in the Australian media landscape, has been silenced.