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Film Reviews / Pop

At the Sofaplex 22/01/20

The Tragedy of Macbeth (R) Denzel Washington, Frances McDormand. Joel Coen directs and adapts this Shakespeare play starring Brendan Gleeson, […]

book cover for Out of Office
Books / Pop

Out of Office, The Big Problem and Bigger Promise of Working from Home, by Charlie Warzel and Anne Helen Petersen

Out of Office, The Big Problem and Bigger Promise of Working from Home, by Charlie Warzel and Anne Helen Petersen […]

Album cover for Bird Friend, Dance with the Devil
Albums / Pop

Album Reviews 22/01/20

Bird Friend, Carolyn Know (self-released) Fans of folk revivalists like Karen Dalton and Jackson C. Frank, Manchester local Geoff Himsel […]

book cover for Sweat, A history of Exercise by Bill Hayes
Books / Pop

Sweat, A History of Exercise, by Bill Hayes

Sweat, A History of Exercise, by Bill Hayes (Bloomsbury, 221 pages) Every time a new study comes out about the […]

Album Cover for Pussy Riot's Rage Remixes
Albums / Pop

Album Reviews 22/01/13

Pussy Riot, Rage Remixes (self-released) These Russian protest-punk girls should be no strangers to your cultural head space, given that […]

Illustrated book cover of How to Live Like a Monk,with simple graphic drawings
Books / Pop

How To Live Like a Monk, Medieval Wisdom for Modern Life, by Daniele Cybulskie

How To Live Like a Monk, Medieval Wisdom for Modern Life, by Daniele Cybulskie (Abbeville Press, 175 pages) When modernity […]

album cover for Mild Orange Looking for Space
Albums / Pop

Album Reviews 22/01/06

Mild Orange, Colourise (self-released) By now you’ve probably noticed a growing preference in this column for dream-pop and chamber-pop. Those […]

These Precious Days by Ann Patchett
Books / Pop

These Precious Days, by Ann Patchett

These Precious Days, by Ann Patchett (Harper, 320 pages) The Ann Patchett craze somehow eluded me, although I know people […]

Reptaliens album cover
Albums / Pop

Album Reviews 21/12/30

Reptaliens, Multiverse (self-released) The first album from this Portland, Oregon-based husband-and-wife synthpop duo was 2017’s FM-2030, named after the famous […]

book cover for Powder Days by Heather Hansman
Books / Cover Stories / Pop

Powder Days, by Heather Hansman

Powder Days, by Heather Hansman (Hanover Square Press, 264 pages) Heather Hansman learned to love skiing in New England, even […]

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