• August Book Of The Month: The Humans

    The Humans by Matt Haig, published in May 2013, is an amusing comment on the human condition from the perspective of an alien sent to stop the spread of a mathematical discovery by Professor Andrew Martin. If at times a little contrived, it is worth a read for its...
  • TV Review: Love, Death and Robots

    Love, Death and Robots, Netflix’s latest animated offering, is one of the best things I have seen from the streaming service in a long time. With each stand-alone episode produced by different casts and crews, this smorgasbord of animation, released on March 15th 2019, quite literally has something for...
  • DNA @ Lakeside Arts

    DNA is Nottingham New Theatre’s latest collaboration with Lakeside Arts, combining all the talent of the student actors with the creative flare of the highly experienced director Giles Croft and his innovative assistant Amy Crighton. The play follows ten teens wound up in the manslaughter of their friend Adam....
  • February Book of the Month: Foundation

    An exploration of the meaning of religion, politics, and knowledge, all against an epic backdrop of a multi-planetary human race, Isaac Asimov’s Foundation is an important and influential science fiction text. It follows the efforts of varied characters after the collapse of the Galactic Empire, as they attempt to...
  • Has 2018 heralded a new trend in science fiction?

    In a year of countless brilliant and industry-shaking films and TV shows, a trend seems to be emerging. An interest in humans in space has gripped the industry, and it doesn’t seem to be changing any time soon. Science Fiction has long been a popular genre, but arguably in...
  • Album Review: Arctic Monkeys – Tranquility Base Hotel & Casino

    Who the f*** are Arctic Monkeys? Only, the biggest name in British alternative music and after a five year hiatus they’re back and certainly making an impression. Twelve years on from their first album, the Sheffield quartet has released their sixth studio album Tranquility Base Hotel & Casino. And...
  • Let’s Articulate #18: Why Science Fiction is Essential

    The age old saying “history repeats itself” is as cliched as it is true. Ask any historian and they’ll tell you all about how some of history’s most notorious characters often follow in the footsteps of their predecessors, usually to devastating consequences. Age old tales of human hubris repeating itself...