Shouts & murmurs of an American psyche

Tom Bonnick chews the fat over culture, politics, and stupid news anchors with George Saunders, the funniest smart-guy — or maybe the smartest funny-guy — in the room George Saunders is one of America’s leading contemporary satirists. The author…

To creep on tip-toes

Zoe Grams hunts bears and ballet dancers at Scottish Ballet’s Ride the Beast You’d be forgiven for thinking a ballet set to five classic Radiohead songs is a marketing strategy to appeal to the yoofs; something that sits as…

Questions and Answers with Alex Hanson

Tom Bonnick Alex Hanson may not be instantly recognisable by name, but his body of work certainly is. One of the most prolific actors in London’s West End, Hanson has had starring roles in Queen musical We Will Rock…

Freshers’ Week 2008 – Alan Bates – QMU

If you have never seen a hypnotist at work before it is easy to assume that hypnotism is some sort of irresistible form of mind control.  Having seen hypnotists on the telly box I had always…

Freshers’ Week 2008 – Craig Campbell – GUU

I’m slightly worried about writing this article – a negative review of comedy never goes down too well, particularly that which was so well received by my peers. As controversial as it may be – I’ll…

Freshers’ Week 2008 – STaG – Welcome Tent

Glasgow’s leading Student Theatre Company, STaG, welcomed freshers to Glasgow with a lesson on the comical farce that is student life. Beginning with ‘the top ten student posters’, many in the audience were forced to hang…