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Modern Love – touching love stories that lack a realist bite ★★★★

Modern Love, the popular New York Times column has been making readers laugh, cry, and cringe for fifteen years as writers dissect relationships from past lives. It’s fairly surprising that there’s never been a screen adaptation of Modern Love. Until…

MSc Financial Astrology Launching in 2020

One of the most common criticisms levelled at the economics profession is the failure to predict the financial crisis of 2008. Indeed, it was this very issue that was raised by the Queen during her now (in)famous visit to the…

3ShotsOfTequila – expect everything ★★★★

The best way to drink tequila is in shot form, getting you hooked immediately and drunk quicker. Marvin Abbey, Keith Dube, and Tazer Black have a similar effect – one minute into their podcast, 3ShotsOfTequila, you’ll be addicted to their…

Enron: Applaud for Fraud

Dinosaurs, scandal and the stock market: what more could you want? The LSE Drama Society opens the year in style. An energy company as the subject matter shouldn’t scare anyone off. It’s deeply, darkly funny and most importantly, accessible.  The…

Seven Worlds, One Planet – Attenborough’s most harrowing and astonishing documentary yet ★★★★★

Attenborough’s nature documentaries always establish a benchmark for all that follow. His latest, Seven Worlds, One Planet, is no different. It examines how humans have altered the ecosystems in each of the seven continents, with the message that we are…

Living with Yourself – thank you, next. ★★

Netflix does television insanely well. Anyone who has asked me about Sex Education or The End of the F****** World knows I feel strongly about this.  But don’t make the mistake of taking in these master-shows and putting blind faith…

The War of the Worlds – a long overdue British adaptation ★★★★

The first British TV adaptation of H.G. Wells’ acclaimed novel The War of the Worlds is set to be released on 17 November at 9pm on BBC One. I was lucky enough to attend its preview and talk to director…

End of the F***ing World – with a bang, not a whimper ★★★★

It’s not enough to say that being a teenager is awful and end the conversation there. Charlie Covell, creator of End of the F***ing World, thinks so too. Before I go any further: there are spoilers in this review, so…

‘Moving to Mars’ Exhibition: where Fiction meets Science

Imagine packing only a small number of personal items, abandoning your normal routine, and uprooting your life wholesale. Those of us who have emigrated from one country to another can relate to some degree. But in the modern age, with…

“Pain au chocolat ou chocolatine?” Héloïse and Edouard weigh in on being French at LSE

You might think that all the French people at LSE already know each other, but you would be wrong: Héloïse and Edouard have never met before this interview.

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