The Demise of Family Guy – By Luke Irwin

There are many things that I hate, as I’ve previously mentioned on this site. You could add to that list sarcasm, when you try to sleep on really hot nights, the expression “so called,” and the voice work of Matt Berry.  However, one thing that perennially keeps its way off that list, despite its evermore …

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Girl Gamers – Part One – By Lauren Marriner

A friend asked me a question a week or so ago, “Why does the phrase ‘girl gamers’ exist?” A very short and seemingly simple question, but it got me thinking. This friend, called Naomi, is currently filming a documentary about girl gamers for her dissertation and that question was one of many she interviewed me …

UDIFYDANCE COMPANY – 10/5/12 ‘AND WHEN WE MOVE…’ TOUR 2012 – Reviewed by Charlotte Constable

This evening’s performance by Udifydance Company at the University of Winchester, at which they are resident, signified the last leg of their spring ‘And When We Move…’ tour. The company, founded in 2008, comprises three male dancers including young choreographer Christopher Reynolds. The first piece, entitled ‘Threads’, Reynolds describes pre-performance as representing ‘the connection between …

Beck: Odelay (1996) – Reviewed by Grorge Frapp

Rating: 7.5 Best Tracks: Hotwax; Derelict; Where It's At You're sitting in a comfortable chair, minding your own business, when a stranger creeps up behind you and pours a bucket of Rainbow Drops down your back. You have no idea how to react, so simply sit there, picking the puffed rice treats from beneath your shirt whilst staring vacantly into space. It's …