Review

Ek Ladki Ko Dekha Toh Aisa Laga: a rickety paving stone

Ek Ladki Ko Dekha Toh Aisa Laga (How I Felt When I Saw That Girl) gets its title from a classic 90s love song, sung from a man’s perspective. It revels in earnestly romantic imagery, comparing his lover to a…

Gay London – where to go out in the big gay capital

When it comes to going out LGBTQ+, London is the place to be. From wild, scandalous nights out with your friends to funky drag shows and comedy nights, the capital has nightlife to suit all interests. However, navigating the scene…

Divorced, Beheaded, Live In Concert – Tudor Queens Pop Revolution ★★★★

Are you a fan of British history? Do you unapologetically stan female pop sensations? Do you believe that we should be demystifying the landscape of musical theatre by introducing popular cultural forms that speak to a wide range of audiences?…

Condragulations to RuPaul UK Season 1 ★★★★

RuPaul’s Drag Race has landed in the UK and is making Drag Race history. The finale was last Thursday, and what a finale it was – whether your fave won or not – it was one for the books.  I…

The Good Place: a philosophical outlook

The first part of the fourth and final season of Michael Schur’s The Good Place aired this month (the second will follow in January). The series deals with the morality of the afterlife from the point of view of lovable…

5 more podcasts you should listen to

Some time ago I recommended 5 podcasts to our readers. Having been wholly unable to wean myself off the damn things, I’m back with more.  Let’s get to it: 1 – My Favourite Murder The perfect mixture of real crime…

The best of: Christmas adverts 2019

In the run-up to the big day, festive adverts are becoming longer and better funded as they compete for the most iconic Christmas spot of the year. From Lidl to John Lewis, Argos to Aldi, here are the best festive…

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…

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…

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