“That band saved my life…” was a phrase I heard a number of times in my troubled teen years surrounded by equally troubled schoolmates. It seemed that the only thing holding some of us back from inflicting the worst on ourselves were a handful of artists who seemed to be able to convey the pain and loneliness with the right combo of guitars and lyrics.
Whenever people talk about going to the US, they usually mean New York, Los Angeles or San Francisco. While they are worth seeing for their culture, tourist-friendly character and iconic landmarks they are only a fraction of what America has to offer
And so here we are, at the end of a stellar first season that has been awe-inspiring and, occasionally, frustrating. His Dark Materials has been a definite improvement over The Golden Compass, in almost every respect, but as of the end of the last episode, comparisons between the two are no...