Do comedians need profanity to be funny?

September 12, 2012


‘The utter bloody rudeness of the world today.’  – Lynne Truss Talk to the Hand.  The excessive use of taboo language has slowly integrated itself into western, modern day society. It only takes being in the presence of secondary school adolescents to realize swearing has become the ‘norm’ for general conversation. The meaning of profane has […]

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Is Free Will an Illusion?

January 14, 2012


So I have an a-level philosophy exam in eleven days. One of the topics on the curriculum is free will and determinism, which I find fascinating, but simultaneously, equally as frightening. It’s one of the big questions that I think everyone will have found themselves asking at some point in life. Do we have freedom? […]

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Skrillex, the First and the Last

November 5, 2011


Sonny Moore, better known as Skrillex is one of the biggest artists in the new found genre of dubstep. He’s not your typical DJ as from 2004-2007 he was front man of the rock band From First to Last, until he decided to go solo in ’07. He has the appearance of your conventional ‘rocker’: dark hair, tunnels, […]

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Ed Sheeran ‘+’ Review

September 22, 2011


☆☆☆☆☆ He’s quickly becoming one of the most favourited musicians of this year. He’s introduced a new genre to the music industry. His album’s been crowned no.1 within less than a week from it’s release date. He is Edward Christopher Sheeran. On Monday 12th September the long, anticipated album ‘+’ was placed on the shelves […]

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Blonde Louis Interview

September 19, 2011


Blonde Louis are a British up and coming band from Letchworth, Hertfordshire. The band consist of four young, stylish lads, ages between 18-20 – Josh Clarke, Jack Cherry, Harvey Downes and Jack Cox. They formed three years ago and have watched their fan base grow bigger and bigger ever since. For those who haven’t been […]

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Is There a Transcendent World we will Never have the Knowledge to Justify?

August 30, 2011


So, my work colleague did a ouiji board yesterday and when I walked through the back door into the kitchen at work she almost jumped out of her skin. She hadn’t had a very peaceful night after being harassed and mentally tormented by the unknown. And it got me thinking – is there a whole […]

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A Vintage Autumn

August 23, 2011


Vintage has become very fashionable over the up and coming years, so why not fill your autumn wardrobe with as much vintage as possible? This particular dress is from Missselfridge £45, with a mix of navy and golden brown, with the famous peterpan collar. Accessorize it with some gold jewellery, and some brown knee high […]

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