By Susanna Borio As we entered the Shacklewell Arms in East London, Italian “post-punk” band, Leatherette was preparing for their show by taking up two tables at the far end of the pub and drinking beer. We sat down and all five of the band members band immediately started scattering. Going out for cigarettes, and bringing more beers to the table. After some time, and … Continue reading A conversation with Leatherette: unpretentious italian post-punk
Netflix’s ‘Extremely Wicked, Shockingly Evil, and Vile’ and ‘Dahmer– Monster: The Jeffrey Dahmer Story’, share a common theme. The main charecters are both serial killers and are presented as handsome and dangerously charming. It raises an important question; why are so many popular TV shows and movies romanticising real-life serial killers and where should the viewers’ sympathy truly lie?
TV & film writer Shannon Pendleton answers that very question by analysing season four of ‘You’, an American psychological thriller TV series that follows stalker and serial killer, Joe Goldberg, in his struggle to be a good man. Continue reading How Netflix’s ‘You’ questions the ethics of true crime media
By Susanna Borio Following their newest single release ‘It’s All Good’, IMMERSE set off on a UK wide tour opening for metalcore band Chuggaboom, playing 10 free entry shows in a effort to help fans with the cost of living crisis. Held in the tiny upstairs loft of the Camden bar The Black Heart, a grimy looking bar refuge for anyone of the alt persuasion, … Continue reading IMMERSE concert review: pop-punk meets heavy metal
In this review of the American post-apocalyptic drama television series-The Last of Us, TV & Film writer Shannon Pendleton explains how the show is fighting back against the toxic “Bury Your Gays” trope and changing on screen queer representation. Continue reading The Last of Us is a breakthrough in queer media representation
If you are looking for a the perfect spot to host your next girls night out, Mrs Riot in Covent Garden is the place for you. With Karaoke lounges, nightly live music and drag brunches, you’ll for sure be entertained! Continue reading Mrs Riot brings bottomless drag brunches and live music to Covent Garden
By Susanna Borio Italian post-punk band Leatherette put out their first album ‘Fiesta’ back in October. Pushing boundaries through a fusion of vigorous sounds, intense lyrics, along with the unique addition of a saxophone player, they have a sound like no other in the genre. In their own words, Leatherette is just “five shy guys who sometimes get off the stage and punch people,” which … Continue reading Leatherette-the Italian band that’s breaking the post-punk mould
Ryan Billing from Ryan’s Record Review gives his take on CVC’s debut album ‘Get Real’. Continue reading Is CVC’s ‘Get Real’ the 70s revival we’ve all been waiting for?
Are you planning to go to Pag, Croatia for your next big summer vacation?
Let our Food & Travel editor Susanna Borio tell you everything you need to know to have the best vacation possible! Continue reading 5 things to know before your Croatian summer
Ryan Billing from Ryan’s Record Reviews shares his take on Los Angles based band Liily’s 2021 album. Continue reading ‘TV or Not TV’ that is the question and Liily gives us the answers
Have you ever dreamed of going to Paris and dine in a classic french bistro?
Our food critic, Susanna Borio, explains why trying London’s wine bar, Bottle & Rye is a must before booking your expensive flight. Continue reading Paris in a Bottle (& Rye)