Monthly Archives: April 2014

VOIX review of Why Are Animals Funny?

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WE would love you to come to our launch in Manchester! Details below. 6.30-8.00, Wednesday May 21st 2014, Room C1.18 (the ‘training room’), Ellen Wilkinson Building, University of Manchester. Then upstairs at Kro Bar Oxford Road from 8pm. The Everyday Analysis Collective (run by Alfie Bown and Daniel Bristow) would love to invite you to […]

If you haven’t got anything nice to say, don’t say anything

It is probably fair to say that, at some point in their lives, most people will have been told that if they have nothing nice to say then they shouldn’t say anything at all. The recipients of this mantra are usually children being spoken to by an authoritative figure such as their parents or a […]

No Surprises: Blue and Pink Economy

‘We do not advocate or promote our products as gender specific.’ This was how the Kinder Surprise brand addressed complaints about their new range, where the usual chocolate egg shell containing a plastic toy comes with a new pink or blue-tinted wrapper. So, this Easter, children can look forward to ‘limited edition’ superheroes, cars etc […]

Record Store Day, and Why Home Taping Should Kill Music

It’s that time of year again; Record Store Day. As the likes of Joy Division, Nirvana, R.E.M., and Frank Zappa get set to have albums and singles posthumous- and post-disbandingly released and rereleased, and the cream of the crop of current artists and bands release special editions (including a reduction of The Flaming Lips’ genre- […]

A Homeless Person of One’s Own

  Frame after frame of smiling weather-beaten faces stare out at us, their tired contours captured in beautiful high definition black and white. This is the website of HandUp, a recently founded charity in San Francisco, offering what is in effect the opportunity to “adopt a homeless”. What does this form of giving that requires […]

Reviewed today by Review 31

Delighted to have our first book review out today, please take a look: