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The Short Rant: The library is too hot

The winter is closing in upon us, yet it is not the dark nights or the abrasive weather that I fear. Over the years one builds up an arsenal to…

The Japanese Plan to Get Young People to Drink More – Sake Viva!

As unlikely as it sounds to a university student in Scotland, where young people seem to drink beer as much as they do water, the government of Japan wants young…

Review: No More Leaks by Central Cee

Central Cee’s new EP is musically respectable but fairly unambitious, and raises interesting concerns regarding hacking in the music industry. The EP is Cench’s response to his music being leaked…

Review: Halloween Ends

When thinking about a reboot of an old franchise, the most important question to ask is “why?” What was the point in digging up the corpse of an old film,…

In Conversation With: swim school

The past year has seen a rapid rise for Edinburgh band Swim School. The four-piece haven’t been around for long, but they’ve been making rapid inroads into the public consciousness…

Review: The Lost King

The directing and screenwriting team of Stephen Frears, Steve Coogan and Jeff Pope, who were behind the heartbreaking and bitingly funny Philomena, return to tell the story of how one…

Review: Interview With The Vampire (2022)

Just in time for the month of Halloween Anne Rice’s Interview with the Vampire has now been developed into a new TV series. The idea of a new adaptation of…

Review: Amsterdam

It had been shrouded in mystery for weeks, but glimmers of it through the trailer and the poster suggested Amsterdam would be a stylish period thriller competing for distinction against…