Wednesday, August 5, 2020
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The Critics: Frozen Planet

Frozen Planet BBC One Wednesdays, 9pm A television series like Frozen Planet is both heaven and hell for a television critic. Heaven because it is a glorious...

The Charge of the Lightweight Brigade

Half a pint, half a pint, Half a pint onward, All in the valley of Death Rode the six flatmates. ‘Forward, the Lightweight Brigade! Charge for the shots’ he...

Rodents at Large

One student’s highly unique take on the college application essay. Who knows what the question was... When I was ten years old I went to...

Hamming it up: Classic Lentil Soup

Hungry as ever, Hayley Morgan, who can apparently only consume food in liquid form, dishes up a lentil soup to keep out the cold. Classic...

The Good, the Bad and the App

In setting out to write this feature I wanted to look at, well, a good videogame, a bad videogame and an app. All right,...

Hamming it up: Sweet Potato Oven Chips with Sriracha Mayonnaise

Sweet Potato Oven Chips with Sriracha Mayonnaise You'll Need: 3 sweet potatoes Olive Oil Mayonnaise Sriacha 1/2 Lemon Salt and pepper In last weeks article I included a footnote about a grocery...

Open City

Open City Teju Cole Faber and Faber   The narrator in Open City is the figure of the flâneur, almost tragically endowed with a sensibility to read the...

(End of) Summer Reading

Ready Player One Ernest Cline Crown Publishing Group   The best book published this summer was unquestionably Ernest Cline’s Ready Player One. Cline has a serious fetish for...

Hungry Hayley: Shackin’ up with Shakshuka

My name is Hayley and I’m a fourth year international relations and history student for most of the year and an apprentice cook for...

Bored to Death

A Don Quixote for the modern era? Based on a short story he wrote for McSweeney’s back in 2007, Jonathan Ames’ Bored to Death is...