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At the Sofaplex 22/09/22

Beast (R) Idris Elba, Sharlto Copely. Idris Elba fights a lion in this most “exactly as advertised” thriller. Sure, everybody […]

book cover of The Book Eaters, by Sunyi Dean
Books / Pop

The Book Eaters, by Sunyi Dean

The Book Eaters, by Sunyi Dean (Tor, 298 pages) Does the world really need another story about mythical un-human creatures […]

album art for Franklin Gothic, Into The Light
Albums / Pop

Album Reviews 22/09/22

Franklin Gothic, Into The Light (Very Jazzed & Pleasure Tapes) Nothing I hate more than committing to writing up a […]

book cover for Nona the Ninth, by Tamsyn Muir
Books / Pop

Nona the Ninth, by Tamsyn Muir

Nona the Ninth, by Tamsyn Muir (Tordotcom, 480 pages) When I first opened Gideon the Ninth, the first of Tamsyn […]

album cover Joseph Shipp, Free For A While
Albums / Pop

Album Reviews 22/09/15

Joseph Shipp, Free For A While (self-released) This 40-year-old Tennessee-born singer-songwriter tried San Francisco life for a while, landed himself […]

Tomorrow, and Tomorrow, and Tomorrow by Gabrielle Zevin
Books / Pop

Tomorrow, and Tomorrow, and Tomorrow by Gabrielle Zevin

Tomorrow, and Tomorrow, and Tomorrow by Gabrielle Zevin (Knopf, 416 pages) If a great writer is someone who can take […]

album art for Darryl Harper, Chamber Made
Albums / Pop

Album Reviews 22/09/08

Darryl Harper, Chamber Made (Stricker Street Records) Here we have something of a culturally relevant item, a highly successful attempt […]

cover for Yokohama Kaidashi Kikou, Deluxe Edition 1, by Hitoshi Ashinano
Books / Pop

Yokohama Kaidashi Kikou, Deluxe Edition 1, by Hitoshi Ashinano

Yokohama Kaidashi Kikou, Deluxe Edition 1, by Hitoshi Ashinano (Seven Seas Press, 450 pages) Originally published in Japan starting in […]

album cover for Mary Onettes, What I Feel In Some Places
Albums / Pop

Album Reviews 22/09/01

Mary Onettes, What I Feel In Some Places EP (Labrador Records) Glad I decided to clean out my pathetically overstuffed […]

Book cover for Return of the Artisan
Books / Pop

Return of the Artisan, by Grant McCracken

Return of the Artisan, by Grant McCracken (Simon Element, 207 pages) Behold the Pop-Tart, the humble toaster pastry introduced in […]

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