Film & TV Kicking the expats (and Germaine kicks back) in <em>Brilliant Creatures</em> ABC1's soon-to-conclude Brilliant Creatures provides a much-needed opportunity to think about the limits of our civic conversation. Helen Razer Sep 23, 2014 Get Crikey for $1 a week.Lockdowns are over and BBQs are back! At last, we get to talk to people in real life. But conversation topics outside COVID are so thin on the ground. Join Crikey and we’ll give you something to talk about. Get your first 12 weeks for $12 to get stories, analysis and BBQ stoppers you won’t see anywhere else. Peter Fray Editor-in-chief of Crikey 12 weeks for just $12. Share About the AuthorHelen RazerWriter and broadcaster @HelenRazerHelen Razer is a writer whose work appears in The Saturday Paper, Daily Review, SBS Online and Frankie. She has previously worked as a columnist for The Age and The Australian.