The Interplay of Culture and Tourism

“Dublin now exists solely for tourists and the rich."

A24 and the Myth of the Indie Company

A24 are the New York based independent entertainment company who specialise in film production and distribution. Founded in 2012, A24 have shot...

Poetry Corner: Issue 4

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Blanco White Interview: A Dual Identity

Conor Halion interviews Spanish musician Blanco White

Review: The Irishman

It’s really rather difficult to write a review of a Scorsese film. With Scorsese himself being seventy-six years old, you could certainly...

Sive: A powerful production with an even stronger cast

In a cold, cruel proposition between a bitter aunt and an amoral matchmaker, the titular Sive is thrust into a match with...
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The Christmas Film Cash-Grab

Halloween is over, which means that Christmas is officially here (at least according to Dublin City Council, who...

Is William Blake Still Relevant?

“While Blake’s work can be difficult to penetrate, for those willing to apply themselves, it is also a deeply rewarding experience”

Irish Indie Filmmaker Spotlight

Sam McGrath Irish film-maker and photographer Sam McGrath may not have made a feature film yet, but you have...

New Year, Same Game?

With the recent issues surrounding WWE 2K20’s release, Eoin Keogh offers his criticism on the annual-installment model.

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Poetry Corner: Issue 4

Two Old Friends ...

Sive: A powerful production with an even stronger cast

In a cold, cruel proposition between a bitter aunt and an amoral matchmaker, the titular Sive is thrust into a match with...

Is William Blake Still Relevant?

“While Blake’s work can be difficult to penetrate, for those willing to apply themselves, it is also a deeply rewarding experience”

Krampus; Demons, Austrian Fascists, and the Death of Culture

Krampus is Christmas in microcosm - heavily commercialised and marketed towards particular demographics, while also being a figure of real spiritual importance to a dwindling number

Bram Stoker Festival Guide

Led by scholar Valeria Cavalli, this tour takes you all around the city, passing through Stoker’s most famous haunts, and sampling some foods inspired by his life and works along the way

Poetry Corner: Issue 3

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Film & Television

A24 and the Myth of the Indie Company

A24 are the New York based independent entertainment company who specialise in film production and distribution. Founded in 2012, A24 have shot...

Review: The Irishman

It’s really rather difficult to write a review of a Scorsese film. With Scorsese himself being seventy-six years old, you could certainly...

The Christmas Film Cash-Grab

Halloween is over, which means that Christmas is officially here (at least according to Dublin City Council, who...

Irish Indie Filmmaker Spotlight

Sam McGrath Irish film-maker and photographer Sam McGrath may not have made a feature film yet, but you have...

I’ve Never Actually Seen…Blade Runner

In all my years on this planet, I’ve missed out on quite a few classics that everyone else has seen and can’t...

Why Hollywood Gays Toe the Line

As we all know, Hollywood is very detached from the rest of the world, both as an industry and as a collection...

Horror Films: Cheap Thrills or True Cinema?

A lot of people disregard horror films as trash and indulgent algorithmic Hollywood mainstream slop from their ten-foot-high horse. It cannot be...

Review: Zombieland: Double Tap

10 years after the original film, Zombieland: Double Tap arrived in theatres Friday the 17th of October, just in time for Halloween,...

The Book Wasn’t Better: Why the TV series “Good Omens” is better than the book

I almost never find myself agreeing with anyone when they say that the film’s better than the book. In fact, I can’t...

Fashion

An Interview with: Glasfashion

Glasfashion are a sustainable fashion blog, run by UCD students Sadhbh Whitty, Victoria Latham Bruton and Meg O’Doherty, that highlights the best...

Take note: A black suit does not camp make for the Met Gala

Basing the theme off of the 1964 essay by Susan Sontag, Notes on ‘Camp’, the Met Gala’s guestlist featured a kaleidoscope of...

It’s time to talk about Photoshop

Instagram, Facetune, Visage. These are just some of the many apps available from the App Store that can be used to remaster...

From costumes to couture: Queens on the carpet

From hot glue guns and corsets adorned with candyfloss, the lewks that drag queens create have evolved from the themed balls costumes...

In the Queenswood

It’s a summer afternoon tea party and everyone is invited. China tea cups, fondant fancies and floral skirts are the perfect combination...

Red Carpet Review: The Oscars 2019

The outfits on the red carpet are arguably the highlight of any awards show and tend to be discussed more than the...

The hands beneath the gloves: looking back on the legacy of Lagerfeld.

If reports are anything to go by, the last Chanel show fashion legend Karl Lagerfeld worked on was a thing of beauty....

Restyled, Remastered

It’s time to talk about the elephant in the room: fast fashion. Each season we look at fashion weeks across the world...

The Irish Fashion Innovation Awards: a decade of design

It would be a major understatement to say that Irish design, and the Irish fashion scene in general, have gone under something...

Music

Blanco White Interview: A Dual Identity

Conor Halion interviews Spanish musician Blanco White

Gig Guide

Looking for a gig to go to this month? Sinéad Dunphy has some recommendations for you.

Irish Artists to Watch

Rebecca Sibley gives us the run-down of some of the best up and coming acts Ireland has to offer.

The Legacy of MTV Unplugged

Mike Stebens takes a look back at some of the most iconic MTV Unplugged performances and breaks down exactly why the show has had such a lasting legacy in pop culture.

Why Are We So Uncomfortable with Sincerity in Music?

Sinéad Dunphy investigates our society’s discomfort with honest, no frills displays of emotion in music.

New Music Playlist: October

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Food & Drink

Five Tips To Transform Your Homemade Hungover Brunch

Sophie Tevlin recommends five ways to make brunch at home as delicious as that hipster place you can’t afford.

Food in Children’s Books: A Bit Tasteless?

“How does the petit bourgeois Bilbo Baggins have enough seedy-cake and so forth stockpiled in his pantry to feed twelve hungry dwarves?”

Autumn Apple and Walnut Crumble

“I carefully measured everything when I first started baking, but now I’ve got a feel for it I just eyeball everything. This stops things from becoming too monotonously predictable.”

Things In Tins: The Tinned Anchovy

Hello, and welcome to Things In Tins, a series of recipes featuring tinned ingredients and their central role in a cook’s arsenal....

The Top Three Places To Eat In Dublin When You’re Broke And Hungry

It’s getting increasingly difficult to find a solid meal in Dublin city centre for under eight or nine euro, as another boom...

Drinks around the world

Most alcoholic drinks – be it beer, wine, gin, vodka or whiskey – can be made almost anywhere without incurring challenges to...

Games

New Year, Same Game?

With the recent issues surrounding WWE 2K20’s release, Eoin Keogh offers his criticism on the annual-installment model.

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