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Nymph()maniac is a film in two parts. It is dogshit on toast. It is dogshit on toast. Anyway we watched the entire four-and-a-bit hour film in which Charlotte Gainsbourg sits Englishly on a bed and tells Stellan Skarsgård about every single instance of her getting her fuck on, and distilled it into this quick-to-digest, hard-to-actually-understand read.

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With the Tories letting us poor-bums revel in the extensive happiness only barely cheaper beer and bingo can bring, I’ve decided to return the favour and help them out! Read more…

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This is my list of Top Ten Cephalopods. Not many people even have ten favourite cephalopods. But then, I am a famous marine biologist, you fucking turnip. Read more…

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The first time I was taken to a Massive Dad gig, I was largely going to shut people up. Read more…

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When a 23 year old girl writes a poem, she tends to be a little pleased with herself. She shows her friends, she shows her boyfriend, and if she’s an international movie star, she shows a journalist from Marie-Claire. Read more…

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When our respected frenemies over at The Huffington Post finally answered the day-old question “What 25 things should a woman have by her 30s?”, local milky-legged writer and real-life woman Florence Vincent decided to add a few must-haves of her own. Read more…

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There is no one so deserving of a mutually beneficial relationship of the heart as the perennial single twenty something, in the eyes of her friends. Or, there is nothing so bizarre and unnatural as the perennial single twenty something, in the eyes of her friends. And sometimes, in between saying things like “we have to find you a man,” and “there has to be someone who’d take you,” her friends will be moved to do something about it.

This is the story of one such occasion. Read more…

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There comes a point in every friendship when a friend must be upgraded from the friendship peripheral and into the friendship mainstream.  There are, as we all know, circles of friendship. If you have never drawn your friendship circles, I can only assume you have spent the majority of your life trapped in a sex basement. For those of you fall into that category, the following exercise is for you. Read more…

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