Culture

  • 10 Years of 'Riot!': The Evolution of Paramore
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    Rachel Chandler talks through the evolution of Paramore's sound throughout their decade-long career I remember hearing a Paramore song for the first time. This is a sentence I don't say...
    May 24, 2017
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  • Hand sanitiser is creating superbugs, not destroying them
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    It’s 5.30pm. You’re on the tube, and it’s saturated with that damp warm air that marks the transition from spring to summer. Everyone is tired, grubby from traffic fumes...
    May 17, 2017
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  • Revel in the dirtiest of burgers at Manchester's original ‘Almost Famous’
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    Almost Famous Where? 100-102 High Street, Northern Quarter, Manchester, M4 1HP When? Mon-Thurs 17:00-22:00, Fri-Sat 12-23:00, Sun 12-22:00 What? Almost Famous Picture this. Gooey, melted cheddar, crispy, juicy chorizo and caramelised onions balance precariously...
    May 8, 2017
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  • Vegan Season: Spring is the perfect time to try this fresh, organic double recipe
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    In a bid to eat the freshest, juiciest, crunchiest foods, I'm here entice you with delicious plant-based recipes using ingredients that are in-season, every season. Why plants, you ask?...
    May 2, 2017
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  • Brighton's 'Lucky Beach Cafe' provides rustic seaside dining and ocean views
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        When I think of Brighton, I think of seagulls. Seagulls, pebbled beaches and the ‘ding ding ding’ of those flashing arcade machines that you can never win anything from....
    April 30, 2017
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  • How Godspeed You! Black Emperor became a political tour-de-force
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    Godspeed You! Black Emperor are a Canadian post-rock band that compose instrumental universes, eerie soundscapes, and everything in between. Arriving in 1994 they have gathered a cult following of...
    April 28, 2017
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  • 'The Beautiful Pizza Boy' is a hidden pizzeria gem in the heart of Peckham
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    The combination of aromatic gin cocktails and mouth-watering sourdough pizzas with botanical wallpaper and hanging cacti ticks all the right boxes at Peckham’s newest Neapolitan pizzeria... Where? 182 Bellenden Road,...
    April 23, 2017
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  • Netflix's '13 Reasons Why' is tearing down mental health stigmas
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      It's the show that's almost impossible to avoid right now. Even as you're reading this you probably can guess which show I'm talking about. Whether it's in a snapchat advert,...
    April 21, 2017
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  • Pseudoscience and diet trends in the social media age
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      Organic. Whole-grain. GMO free. Natural. Gluten Free.  Alkaline. Detoxifying. Chemical free. Energising. Immune boosting. Free radical-eliminating. Superfood. Miracle cure! You see these buzzwords every day on the packaging of food...
    April 18, 2017
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  • Why is Hollywood still obsessed with the wilderness odyssey?
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    ‘That is no ship. That is no forest.’ These words are some of the last uttered by the fateful band of Conquistadores travelling through South America under the banner...
    April 17, 2017
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  • 'Blue Highways' (1982) - In Search of America thirty-five years on
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    ‘…The pull of the Blue Highway is strongest, when the open road is a beckoning, a strangeness, a place where a man can lose himself’ -- Blue Highways, William Least...
    April 17, 2017
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