Gezy Vaughan

Russian Doll – A puzzle of philosophy and science

Netflix appears to be on a consistent roll at the moment. With the likes of Sex Education and Umbrella Academy, the best shows on the platform are those created by the platform itself. Russian Doll, a comedy-drama show, is yet another unmissable gem! Russian Doll stars Natasha Lyon as Nadia,...
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Posted Mar. 16, 2019

A love letter to Habbo Hotel

Habbo Hotel, for those unaware, was an online virtual reality game similar to Club Penguin. For much of my childhood, I played via the game – and they were arguably the best years of my life. Habbo Hotel at its prime was the best game ever created. Trying to explain...
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Posted Mar. 11, 2019

Here’s why Netflix’s Sex Education looks ‘American’

Sex Education, the new Netflix comedy, is a splendid delight with an optimistically refreshing view of love and relationships in the teen drama genre.   The show’s premise seems outlandish; it focuses on the character Otis (Asa Butterfield), a socially inept virgin whose overbearing mother is a sex therapist. Otis...
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Posted Feb. 11, 2019

Fox hunting is cruel and should not be considered a sport

Christmas for many families is a time of wholesome traditions – family walks, food and games. However, there is one festive tradition in particular that leaves a bitter taste in the mouth – the ‘sport’ of fox hunting. For decades, a Boxing Day hunt has been a traditional event amongst...
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Posted Jan. 27, 2019

What is so appealing about the Christmas special?

Almost everybody who loves TV has a favourite holiday special that makes them think of the magic of Christmas. The festive period is full of traditions such as food, films and music, not to mention themed episodes of our favourite shows. However, just what is the appeal of episodes centred...
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Posted Dec. 17, 2018

Why Disney needs to stop making live action remakes

Disney, the multimedia conglomerate studio, is a name synonymous with fantasy and childhood. However, I am losing faith in their ability to bring dreams to life with their endless factory rehashing of popular films, seemingly only in the name of money. Please Disney, stop with the live action remakes. In...
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Posted Dec. 15, 2018

Budding indie-rock artist Barns Courtney plays Mama Roux’s

Barns Courtney is an up-and-coming indie-rock artist whose best-known songs include ‘Fire’, ‘Glitter and Gold’ and ‘99’. Courtney’s deep vocals and edgy instrumentals make him a familiar name on Spotify’s playlists and, after embarking on his first UK and Europe tour, he is sure to become a big name. Courtney’s...
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Posted Dec. 6, 2018

Tales of a third year moving back to campus

For many, the end of term 1 means stressing over tenancy agreements, evaluating which friends you tolerate the most, and signing over your soul to a landlord. I decided, however, to move back to campus in my third year – and it’s the best decision I’ve made at university so...
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Posted Nov. 26, 2018

Haunted places in the UK

Halloween is the perfect time of year to indulge in all things supernatural and spooky’ whether you’re a sceptic or a believer, there are plenty of places in the UK fraught with activity from the otherworldly. Here’s a list of some of the most haunted places in the UK, most...
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Posted Oct. 30, 2018