Once quoted talking about his art, Damien Hirst commented, “… it’s definitely all about feeling like King Midas.” At the time I couldn’t accept the thought of an artist having such a sterile, detached outlook on the thing they had dedicated their whole life to creating. Could there be any […]
Lightning Rods is undeniably a great book in the sense that I read it in less than a day, rejecting all other activity until I’d finished it. I’m not like that with all books. The prose is lucid, uncomplicated, very readable and at times very funny. The concept that encases […]
As winter creeps up on us and the nights draw in, those of us living in singledom are reminded of our bitter loneliness. So, as you log onto Facebook and see yet another engagement, where can we turn to our mend our broken hearts? Ice cream may feel like the […]
Now, if you’re anything like me, you love a good night in a bar, great people and even better entertainment. If that sounds like you too, head down to the Falmer SU Café on Thursday 21st November for a 7pm kick-off and witness the University of Brighton Literary Society’s Open […]
Ben Taylor reports from the Brighton Film Festival. Here’s his review of a documentary based on a book by Graham Jones that asks the question: Whatever happened to the record shops?