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Nolite te bastardes carborundorum.

Margaret Atwood – The Handmaid’s Tale

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‘Queendom’ Come: AURORA’s ethereal music clip

Norwegian singer-songwriter AURORA has perfectly embodied the strength and momentum of 2018 female empowerment in the official clip for her latest bop, ‘Queendom’. And is it just me, or is it now the norm for music videos to be on par with full-scale, Oscar-worthy productions? ‘Queendom’ transforms what looks to be a derelict warehouse into […]

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‘Sometimes I’ll start a sentence, and I don’t even know where it’s going. I just hope I find it along the way.’

Michael Scott – The Office (US)

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Westworld S02E01: The blind leading the blind

In case you’ve somehow evaded social media for the past week, Westworld made it’s long-awaited return yesterday. As per usj, the cinematography was breathtaking, Evan Rachel Wood’s complexion was enviably dewy, and the episode left me with more questions than Bernard Black trying to do his taxes. Alas, a sentient Delores, I am not; so I’ll […]

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The written word is like a drug. If you cut me, I bleed ink.

Howard Moon – The Mighty Boosh

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‘Awake’ in Wonderland: A Review

Alison Wonderland’s sophomore album Awake dropped into our hot little laps last Friday, and I’ve been chomping at the mother-flying bit to review this record! And so, now that I’m (temporarily) free of my hospitality shackles – let’s press play, shall we? Awake kicks off with an EDM-enhanced cello solo (played by Wonderland, herself); the passionate strings […]

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The English language can not fully capture the depth and complexity of my thoughts. So I’m incorporating Emoji into my speech to better express myself. Winky face.

Gina Linetti – Brooklyn Nine Nine

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Cusack cures our Rick & Morty withdrawals with Ciggy Butt Brain-flavoured ‘Bushworld Adventures’

Alert the inter-dimensional authorities, Rick and Morty are back! In what appears to be an elaborate April Fools prank, Adult Swim have joined forces with Aussie animator Michael Cusack to bring thirsty Rickmo fans a slice of their fave animation… albeit, with the distinct flava-flav of stubbies and menthols. Michael Cusack, the Aussie battler behind YouTube […]

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I don’t know how many years on this earth I got left. I’m gunna get real weird with it.

Frank Reynolds – It’s Always Sunny