Samba

During the Christmas holidays I went to see Samba with a friend of mine. A French film; we felt so cultured. I mostly went to get my money’s worth out of my Pathé Unlimited pass, if I’m completely honest. I hadn’t spent much time at the cinema; the Philosophy of Science exams had kept me … More Samba

Hitchens and Titus – Gravitas and Levity

I once read that stand-up comedians nowadays fulfil a similar job as journalists, as a result of journalism becoming more concerned with commentary and opinion than with reporting. Both crafts, in any case, serve a public goal. Two of my favourite public servants in those crafts are Christopher Hitchens and Christopher Titus. I can read … More Hitchens and Titus – Gravitas and Levity

Forever Alone, or Not, And Everybody Is Pretty Fucking Fine With That

Do you have a favourite love story? You probably do, as we all are spoon-fed love stories from the moment we first saw the outside world. Romantic love, differing from other ‘kinds’ of love, such as platonic love, is a major theme in a great amount of songs, books and movies. Not to mention commercials, … More Forever Alone, or Not, And Everybody Is Pretty Fucking Fine With That