Culture



Can reading together bring you closer?

18th December 2021

Books Editor Rachel Campbell describes her attempt to make reading a shared hobby in her relationship. ​​To say my boyfriend isn’t a reader would be an understatement. Having studied accounting at uni, he left books at Higher English and never looked back. As I begin my fourth year of studying English Literature, reading has become ...


A love letter to my ultimate comfort film: D.E.B.S. (2004)

18th December 2021

Dora reflects on her favourite movie, the iconically queer school girls-turned government agents comedy romance. When I first had the dawning realisation that I might not be the bona fide heterosexual I had convinced myself I was, I naturally had something of an identity crisis. As a confused, insecure, and late-to-the-party queer person, I turned ...


Review: Of Her Time @ Queen Margaret Union

18th December 2021

Views Editor Rothery Sullivan shares all about STAG’s foray into cryogenics… Of Her Time, a science-fiction production by Student Theatre at Glasgow (STAG), had its opening night at the Queen Margaret Union (QMU) on 29 November 2021. Written by Glasgow University student Jonas Laursen, the play follows a woman’s journey with cryogenics as she experiences ...


Review: Blue Banisters by Lana Del Rey

18th December 2021

An album of two halves, LDR’s latest offering doesn’t quite hit the heights of her recent output. Two years after releasing her magnum opus, Norman Fucking Rockwell, Lana Del Rey is back with her second full length album of the year. After releasing some catchy tracks at the start of the 2010s, the 60s-esque bad-bitch ...


You May Have Missed: October

18th December 2021

Olivia Marrins highlights some records from this past October that may have slipped under the radar. October saw the release of many highly anticipated albums such as Music Of The Spheres by Coldplay and Lana Del Ray’s Blue Banisters. However, I would like to review the albums which fell a little under the public eye ...


Interview: Max Fosh and his stand-up show Zocial Butterfly

18th December 2021

British Youtuber Max Fosh sat down with The Glasgow Guardian to talk about his first ever stand-up show. Max Fosh, for the uninitiated, is a young British YouTuber who has made waves doing bizarre and often random adventures such as playing jenga with architects, infiltrating the world’s most posh event, and parking a car with ...


Review: Bongo’s Bingo Glasgow presents Winter Wonderland

13th December 2021

“One of the best nights out I’ve had this year.” None of us having been to Bongo’s Bingo before, The Glasgow Guardian team – Rosie, Jamie, Kim, Luke and I – were extremely excited to have been invited along. We’d heard the rumours about what could be in store, and yet still couldn’t quite picture ...


Menopausal merit: age still matters

12th December 2021

Monica Brotherton explores the recent increased content centering the middle aged woman, as well as the enduring societal forces that still hold back the aging woman’s advancement on screen. Despite long being discarded after they’ve reached the grand old age of 30, or God forbid they became mothers, some actresses (translation: White) are now enjoying ...


Review: All Too Well

12th December 2021

Symbolic scarves, emotional scars and getaway cars, Rachel analyses the cinematic expansion of the iconically long tirade from a wronged past lover: Miss Taylor Swift. The Red album arrived when I was 12 and soon became an all time favourite, as it accompanied my formative years. All Too Well was always the stand-out song for ...


Running on empty: TV shows that lose their steam

4th December 2021

Writer Bea Crawford explores the consequences of TV shows continuing well past their sell by date and the transatlantic divide in who overstays their welcome. In the same week that beloved Irish comedy Derry Girls announced that its highly-anticipated third season would be its last, the 18th season of US medical drama Grey’s Anatomy began ...