Review: The Mandalorian season two

27th January 2021

The acclaimed show continues with new planets and old faces. Good things come to those who wait. After its highly successful first season, The Mandalorian has returned to our screens just in time for another lockdown. After the year we’ve had, it was perfect timing for Jon Favreau to reveal what happened to our favourite ...


Review: Ma Rainey

27th January 2021

Blues music is rooted in African American culture and experience. Ma Rainey lets you know that. Denzel Washington and George C. Wolfe’s production of Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom brings August Wilson’s 1982 play of the same title to life. Led by Viola Davis, Chadwick Boseman, and Glynn Turman, the all-star cast brings the blues to ...


Review: The Woman in the Window

26th January 2021

A psychological thriller that hits close to home When lockdown restrictions were brought down last spring, I found myself in a dilemma. I hadn’t read a proper book that wasn’t on my course list in over a year. I had become a lover of tech giants such as Twitter and Instagram, glued to my screen ...


Review: Lupin

26th January 2021

Netflix’s new French series is a charming and well-acted update of the gentleman thief. Part One of the French series Lupin was released on Netflix on 8 January, and has quickly made its way into the top 10 shows on Netflix for multiple countries, grappling with Bridgerton for the first place spot in many cases. ...


Gorbals street art: Your space or mine

14th January 2021

 Interview with artist Molly Hankinson Your space or mine is an initiative organised by Jack Arts. The main aim of this itinerant project, which has seen the participation of nine cities across the UK, is to bring art to the streets through poster campaigns, transforming the urban landscape into a free and inclusive outdoor art ...


Musicians, Masters and Contracts: Oh My

14th January 2021

We explore the warped power dynamic behind record companies and the creation of contracts which bind their creative control; ownership of music; and even free will. Is it time for an end to these sell-your-soul-to-the-devil contracts? Or should young artists know what to expect? Kanye West has recently brought to light the fact that many ...


Musicians of Glasgow Uni: Pete from The Runaway Models

14th January 2021

In this edition of our Musicians of Glasgow Uni series, we catch up with History student Peter Visocchi from up-and-coming, high energy, Glasgow-based punk band The Runaway Models. Originally from Fife, The Runaway Models’ music is loud, unapologetic and oozes the punk attitude of the DIY scene in the 70s. Definitely a band with big ...


Review: Industry

11th January 2021

Ed Fernandez takes a look at the new BBC drama series. Industry is a programme that somehow manages to keep you entirely distressed while you watch it, and yet you crave every sweet second. If someone five weeks ago had told me a programme about graduates at a finance company could be such a potent ...


Pretty Preachers Club: “We’ve made all our music ourselves at home… DIY musicians have boomed over lockdown.”

11th January 2021

Music Editor Jodie Leith is joined by Hannah Berry and Martha McKay from Glasgow-based band Pretty Preachers Club to discuss their unique status as a DIY, lockdown-formed band, their debut EP Going Nowhere Fast and the ambitious plans the duo have in store. Logging into Zoom on the first day of the second official lockdown, ...


MA in Creative Writing: are the fees worth it?

11th January 2021

Margaret explores the pros, the cons, and the alternatives to a Creative Writing post-grad. Say you enjoyed creative writing in school, so much so that you wished to become a writer. The thought “pick something sensible” leads you to English Literature, but after four years of studying it, you still feel that there’s more to ...