Fergus Halliday

Fergus Halliday

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A freelance writer who scribbles things about games, film, TV, podcasts and pop culture. You can also find his work on Press Start Australia and The Iris.

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Fergus Halliday

We Get The Media We Deserve

It's easy to blame a vague and elitist media for Trump. After all, a lot of problems that have taken root in the fourth estate. Plenty has been said about Facebook's role in this, but we're kidding

December 15, 2016

Entertainment

Fergus Halliday

Review: Rogue One Is Exactly What Star Wars Has Needed For A Long Time

This does not contain spoilers for Rogue One: A Star Wars Story. It may not be exactly what some fans might have asked for, but Rogue One: A Star Wars Story is the movie that the franchise has needed

February 16, 2017

Entertainment

Fergus Halliday

Storybrewers Veronica Hendro Talks Taking Tabletop Gothic

Whether you're a longtime lover of traditional tabletop gaming or part of the new younger generation embracing pen-and-paper RPGs, it's safe to say 2017 is a good time for your favorite hobby. It's ha

December 09, 2016

Lifestyle

Fergus Halliday

A Primer On Why Good Business Doesn't Equal Good Government

Of all the qualities we want in our politicians, ‘successful’ is one that is hard to actually make an argument against. The foremost reason for this is that success is kind of a tricky thing to de

July 11, 2016

Entertainment

Fergus Halliday

Chance the Rapper's Third Album Reveals his True Colors

There’s one thing you need to understand about Chancelor Bennett: he’s happy and he’s unafraid to show it and more than happy to share it. Though he’s come a long way from his debut 10 Days, 

June 29, 2016

Entertainment

Fergus Halliday

The Australian’s Guide to Understanding Hamilton

It’s a simple question, accompanied by a catchy string of stylish *snaps*, that sets the stage for the Lin-Manuel Miranda’s Hamilton. “How does a bastard, orphan, son of a whore and scotsm