How Our Parents Ruined This Generation – Part I: Where Did All The Saxophones Go? by Luke Irwin

You’ve almost certainly heard the Bob Seger song “Old Time Rock and Roll.” It’s the song Tom Cruise listens to in that scene of Risky Business, and was parodied in the advertising for Guitar Hero; the one where Heidi Klum slides along the floor in her underwear playing a plastic guitar, despite the fact the …

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The Mine-Field that is Match.com, by Becky Bye

Ok girls, so we’ve all been there; all of your girlfriends are either engaged, already married, or having babies, and you are the last one of the group that is still single. It would actually be fine, if it wasn’t for all those sideways glances from your partnered-up friends, or that classic line that they …

Festivities with The Fuddy-Duddys, by Becky Bye

  Christmas is coming, and the lovely smell of cinnamon and chestnuts fill the air as you walk down cold, crisp shopping streets, the cheery festivity of Christmas lights beaming down above you...your mum then turns to you and informs you that the grandparents are coming over for Christmas Day. ...Oh...hello reality check! Not that …

The Clumsy Guide to…2012, by Josie Coutinho

It’s been one hell of a year. I’m sitting in my old room in my parents’ house feeling pretty good about life. It seems strange that a mere four months ago I had been sitting in this same room feeling utterly helpless and desperate, waiting for my life to begin. I am gazing at the …

Rye Humour: A Reality TV Show That Won’t Go Stale – a Review, by Billy Turner

Finally there is a reality television show that doesn’t resort to cheap tricks. That’s what I thought to myself as I stumbled into the barren wasteland of the TV listings, far beyond ITV4+1, and emerged upon DigiTele’s latest reality fare, Celebrity Make Me A Sandwich. I’ll be honest with you, I missed the original series …