• Thu. May 23rd, 2024

Max Hunter

  • Home
  • Online Exhibition Review: About Time

Online Exhibition Review: About Time

How do you begin to review an online art exhibition? That was the question I asked myself, between the second and the third glass of wine. Sitting in my flat,…

Breaking down the 2019 election: what next for the UK?

Our political landscape has been transformed with disorientating speed. The December election just passed can only be described as a political cataclysm. The tribal loyalties that underpinned our two-party system…

Havergey review: John Burnside’s loveably weird utopia

Welcome to Havergey: a remote island on Scotland’s west coast where a ‘real community’ has been built, far from the smoking rubble of what The Machine People left behind. John…

‘Language is given a violent potential’: The Unquiet, read by L. Kiew

The debut poetry pamphlet by L. Kiew, The Unquiet, is a unique collection from a writer of great promise, whose connection with this city goes back to her Creative Writing…

Ulster American

Content warning: strong language “Muthafuckas like you and me have to take a step back.” This is the central thrust of Jay’s philosophy: a swaggering, blustering, silver-fox, macho incarnation of…

Fool For Love: The Not So Subtle Art of Medieval French Seduction

On a street where everything is named ‘Scottish’ something, the Scottish Storytelling Centre stands out like a gem. Wednesday night sees the performance of Fool For Love: a collection of…

The outrage against the Gillette ad only points out its relevance

In his flustered, vitriolic, testerical response to Gillette’s new advertising campaign, Piers Morgan has shown himself to be a far bigger snowflake than the millennials he loathes. The advert was…

Protesters jailed trying to protect community against fracking

Imagine if you were put on trial and sent to jail for the crime of causing financial inconvenience to your fellow citizens. Your selfishness had caused local business owners to…