Nymphomaniac? It’s Like Nothing You’ve Ever Seen Before
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Nymphomaniac? It’s Like Nothing You’ve Ever Seen Before

On Saturday, I joined thousands of avid cinema fans all across the country for a back-to-back debut screening of the brand new Lars Von Trier film Nymphomaniac. The entire event lasted just under six hours – it included a live introduction from London and a post screening Q&A session – so it was a feature … Continue reading

Big, Bold And Brutal: Why Deftones ‘Koi No Yokan’ Delivers On Its Promise Of Love
Music / Reviews

Big, Bold And Brutal: Why Deftones ‘Koi No Yokan’ Delivers On Its Promise Of Love

Since late this summer alt rock veterans Deftones have been teasing us with snippets of their 7th studio album. Now that it’s here it’s safe to say that Deftones are still one of the most consistent bands around today. It’s been 17 years since the release of their debut album Adrenaline and Deftones have somehow managed the rare feat of wearing that time as a badge of experience, rather than … Continue reading

Benders, Fags And Raging Queens: Why Gay Is The New Straight
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Benders, Fags And Raging Queens: Why Gay Is The New Straight

Election Day, remember that? I know it’s hard but cast your mind back. What about the fire-breathing, gay bashing Republican, you don’t remember him? Or the secret, singing Muslim with no birth certificate? Perhaps you haven’t heard about it, it was a very quiet affair after all. Having proved for a second time that race … Continue reading

Literature’s Bad Boy Does It Again: Why Will Self’s ‘Umbrella’ Is The Perfect Modern Novel
Literature / Reviews

Literature’s Bad Boy Does It Again: Why Will Self’s ‘Umbrella’ Is The Perfect Modern Novel

Will Self has made a career out of being difficult. Often portrayed as the ‘bad boy’ of contemporary literature, the award winning author has never been one to shy away from controversy. His first novel featured a man who grows a vagina behind his knee, his last a dwarf sculptor who carves gigantic stone statues. … Continue reading