Archive | December, 2011

Glitter, sparkles and god. An interview.

28 Dec

Matt Webb

We don’t really do interviews on this website. Partly because no one wants to waste their time giving interviews to people writing for a website with a readership of fourteen, but MOSTLY because we care about other people’s opinions in the same way David Cameron cares what Nick Clegg thinks about the policies of the Coalition Government.

However, I was recently given an opportunity for an interview that I just couldn’t turn down. It’s quite a scoop by anyone’s standards. Please enjoy the details of my interview with the one, the only, Our Lord God.

 God materialises before my very eyes Continue reading


Some non-fiction books I read this year. Part two: Boys and their bleeding racket.

21 Dec

Ellie Hutchinson

Misframing Men: The politics of contemporary masculinities. M.Kimmel

 What’s this about then?

Michael Kimmel looks at dudeness, the backlash, evolutionary psychology and where the ladies are at (not in military academies).

Who should read it?

Anyone who:

1)      Thinks pop psychology is like every bad rom com you’ve ever seen and what the what feminists hate men?! Continue reading

Jacq’s poem: Slow Wave Through The City

21 Dec

Filmpoem 15/ Slow Wave Through The City from Alastair Cook on Vimeo.

Poor Nick

17 Dec

Almost feel sorry for Nick Clegg. Almost.

Via Political Scrapbook

That is all

15 Dec

Via Sociological Images

Cat lady: The superhero with rubbish but essential powers

15 Dec

Ellie Hutchinson

Introducing the AWESOME and AMAZING lady with super special powers. Marvel as she:

Generally remembers to take food out of the freezer before going to work! ORGANISED!!!

Had the day off and didn’t spend it all on the internet!! PRODUCTIVE!!!!

Keeps a stock of dry shampoo at work for when she’s running late! FORWARD PLANNING!!!! Continue reading

Pie Chart

13 Dec

Christmas: A love-hate relationship

13 Dec

Matt Webb

I fucking love Christmas. Love. It.

A couple of years ago, I was telling a colleague of mine how excited I was about the approaching festive season and to my everlasting dismay, shame and fury, she told me she was surprised that I liked Christmas. Apparently I come across to people as just the miserable sort of shit that will have a downer on this joyous time of year. Continue reading

Worst Christmas present ever?

12 Dec

No. She won’t.

Some non-fiction books I read this year. Part one: Fags and girls.

12 Dec

Ellie Hutchinson

Dude You’re a Fag. Masculinity and Sexuality in High School. C.J Pascoe

What’s this about then?

CJ Pascoe hangs out at a high school* that sounds like every school you’ve ever seen on American TV and/or film. She talks to them about boyness, which also encompasses race, gender and sexuality.

Who should read it? Continue reading