How We Live Today: A Week without Technology

by Chris Walsh Mission Statement For this week I will give up the following things that modern students rely on: Facebook Twitter Youtube Google (try and stay away from the internet as much as possible) Smartphones I’ve discovered, through surveying my housemates at university (who are quite a diverse bunch), that these are the things …

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DepthCharge Presents: Staging Change! A Review

by Luke Irwin If there’s one moment to take from Winchester’s latest Depth Charge production, it’s the line, “Sorry for making you do anal.”  Spoken during the delightfully cringe-worthy kiss-and-make-up sequence of The Elephant in the Room, it typified the evening’s performances insomuch as it was as ambitiously shocking as it was devilishly funny. After …

‘Just as we Are’ Dance Review

by Charlotte Constable BGROUP – JUST AS WE ARE Choreographed and directed by Ben Wright 7/3/13 at The Point, Eastleigh Uniqueness. Interactions. Identity. People. In a pre-show discussion of his new work, Just As We Are, Ben Wright explains how he believes that answering big questions about humanity is always his aim. This time he …

A Big and Important Announcement

We at Splendid Fred have this big and important announcement:   We will soon be unleashing an ebook anthology, imaginatively titled Splendid Fred's Splendid Anthology. It's going to look like this: And it's going to feature a selection of the very best from Splendid Fred from 2009 to the present day. The anthology has three …

On This Day: March 4th

by James D. Irwin 1394--- Birth of Henry the Navigator, Navigator. 1678--- Birth of Antonio Vivaldi, inventor of the Four Seasons pizza. 1791--- Vermont becomes 14th US state, Ben and Jerry's release celebratory novelty ice cream. 1882--- First trams run in East London, still as popular today as they were then. 1945--- Lapland War begins, …