Culture

Nik Kershaw: Star Waver

Nik Kershaw was a legend in the 80’s but when the fickle hand of fame swiped him away he continued doing what he loved (and the only thing he knew), and that was to write great songs.

Distraction

With the advent of Twitter and Facebook are people losing the ability to concentrate on one particular thing for more than a few moments? Melissa H find out.

Hypergallery – Iconic Album Art

There is an exhibition of iconic album art work by Hypergallery at A&D Gallery, in London W1 this week. Featured in the exhibition is cover art from the likes of Peter Corriston, Terry Pastor, John Pasche, Robert Crumb, H R Giger, George Hardie, Trevor Key, Susan Derges, Central Station Studios, Hipgnosis and Robert Mapplethorpe.

Film Review: Resistance

‘Resistance’ is a is sombre movie based on a book by Owen Sheers. Starring Martin Sheen it focuses on a haunting outcome of the Second World War where the Nazis are slowly systematically seizing total control of England and Wales.

Game Review: Once Upon a Monster

For those gamers among you looking for a thrill a minute, white knuckled, adrenaline fuelled, mind blowing monster of a game, please stop reading this now. In fact if you don’t have kids you might as well stop reading this too… or an Xbox.. or a Kinect.

Mission Impossible: Ghost Protocol

Released on Boxing Day, I’m interested in watching this mainly because it was directed by Pixar graduate Brad Bird (The Incredibles, Ratatouille and Up), and it will be interesting to see how his comic book style adapts from computers to real people.

Halloween Zombie T-Shirts from the Crypt

It’s nearly Halloween. You know that time of the year when all the kids dress up as witches and ghouls and zombies and you have to turn all the lights off and pretend you are not in. We have 2 suitably ghoulish zombie T-shirts up for grabs.

Interview with the artist John Fekner

While Andy Warhol spent the 70’s turning Art into a business, John Fekner’s work transcended art galleries and ‘hip scenes’, existing in the real world and touching the lives of normal people.