The Story Andrew Mueller
Andrew Mueller is a contributing editor at Monocle in London, and host of Monocle 24’s The Foreign Desk. He is the author of four books, most recently Carn, an acclaimed historiography of Australian Rules football. His country band, The Blazing Zoos, have made two albums.
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- 30 Jun 2022
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“Is this thing working?”: How Zelensky borrowed from comedy to capture the world’s attention Close Reads
Before he was president of a country under siege, Volodymyr Zelensky was a comedian. Has he transferred the skills he learned on the comedy circuit to the diplomatic stage?
Why country songs are the tabloid journalism of music (and tabloid journalism is the country music of news) Close Reads Art & Science
They're often derided for their ‘so bad they’re good’ wordplay. But there’s a skill to crafting the perfect country song title—and journalists would do well to take note.