Author: Connor Johnston

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HEAD TO HEAD REVIEW: Suicide Squad

Over the course of two feature length reviews, Connor Johnston and Mike Riviere will be going head to head and sharing their own views on one of the most anticipated and divisive films of 2016: Suicide Squad

You can read Connor’s Review here:

http://radiomonash.net/2016/08/04/head-to-head-review-suicide-squad-connors-verdict/

Extract: “Suicide Squad” reminded me of what it felt like to go to a film simply for the sake of enjoying it. Following a group of antiheroes assembled by US Intelligence Officer Amanda Waller, the movie is one of the first of its kind to feature a group of villains as the main protagonists – with an approach that feels remarkably unique among an ever growing mass of superhero films, while still acknowledging its ties to the cinematic universe it builds upon. “Suicide Squad” is not without its flaws, however it benefits greatly from a contagious energy that offers audiences the chance to divulge in pure, unadulterated joy. (Read More) Read more …

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PODCAST: Monash Mornings #4 – “Erotic Nights”

In a Friday-Fryup Special of Monash Mornings, Connor and Shelbui are joined by guest host Darcy FitzRoy to explore the deep dark world of the adult sex toy industry, confront Shelbui’s mother about one of her daughters deep dark secrets and question the motivations of unnecessary crossing supervisors. Also featuring another edition of Shelbui’s Cyberchase.

Hosted by: Connor Johnston and Shelbui Inglis
Special Guest: Darcy FitzRoy

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HEAD TO HEAD REVIEW: Suicide Squad (P1 – Connor’s Verdict)

Over the course of two feature length reviews, Connor Johnston and Mike Riviere will be going head to head and sharing their own views on one of the most anticipated and divisive films of 2016: Suicide Squad

“The world changed when Superman flew across the sky. And it changed again when he didn’t.”

For the second time this year and the third time since 2013’s “Man of Steel”, Warner Brothers and DC Films have released an eagerly anticipated film – only to have it met with an outburst of mixed and negative reviews from critics labelling it as anything from ‘the best comic book movie ever made’ to (more popularly) ‘a chaotic, messy and bloated disappointment’. It is unclear if the DCEU will ever escape this perpetual cycle of poor press, but what is clear is that if its opening weekend is anything to go by, “Suicide Squad” has found victory where it counts, both financially and in the eyes of the vast majority of everyday movie-goers and comic book fans. I’m not going to engage in any debates today about the value of critics, nor speculate about a supposed conspiracy against the DCEU – but simply emphasise the importance of forming your own opinion free from pre-conceived biases, and stress how critics are only individuals trying to do the same. Read more …

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PODCAST: Monash Mornings #2 – “Hump Day”

Hosted by Connor Johnston and Shelbui Inglis

Connor and Shelbui return to help get you through your hump day. We celebrate the launch of the Bachelor with the first edition of “Shelbui’s cyberchase, discuss the awkwardness of the enema operations as well as get gobsmacked from all ends of the ‘Size’ and ‘Shaving’ debates. All that and more in our #HumpDay special of Monash Mornings.

Start your week with 2 loose cannons and be a better version of you. Join Connor and Shelby every Monday at 9AM, half asleep and totally disoriented – tackling the worlds problems through the filters of innuendo and hardcore comedic gold. Featuring music designed to get you started for the long week ahead and some random tunes that might make you wish you never woke up. From sex dolphins to litterbugs, horoscopes to inside jokes: It doesn’t get much rowdy than this.

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PODCAST: Monash Mornings #1 – “Wake Me Up Inside”

Hosted by Connor Johnston and Shelbui Inglis

It’s the start of a new semester and Connor and Shelbui have barely woken up. Join them in this, the first edition of “Monash Mornings” talking all things regarding their Eastlink Journey, Embarrassing Workplace Stories, Frighteningly Effective Advertisements and our Weekly horoscope. All that and more on Monash Mornings, Show #1. Read more …

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PODCAST: Deja Moo #18 – “Fictional?”

Hosted by: Connor Johnston, Paris Balla and Yusuf Aly

18Is this the real life? Is this just fantasy? This week on Deja Moo the team tackle the Fictional Sport turned Real-Life World Championships of Quidditch and the Republican Convention that we wish was nothing more than Fictional. It’s also one of the biggest weeks for nerds all year with SDCC seeing the release of no less than a million trailers: we make our way through them all!

Join us on Radio Monash; Every Monday at 6pm as we expose the ever burring lines between the Political Arena and the Entertainment Industry through poor attempts at comedy.

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RadMon Exclusive Interview: Sharna Bremner

This week on Deja Moo; Connor, Paris and Yusuf were joined by Sharna Bremner of End Rape on Campus Australia. End Rape on Campus (EROC) Australia launches officially this week, and works to end sexual violence at universities and residential colleges through direct support for survivors and their communities; prevention through education; and policy reform at the campus, state, and federal levels.

See more at http://www.endrapeoncampusau.org 

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