Is Mark Fisher this century’s most interesting British writer?
- March 30, 2019, 05:00
For the past two weeks I’ve been feasting on k-punk, an 800-page collection of the writings of the late cultural theorist Mark Fisher. While skip(...)
Kíla ‘Cúl an Tí’ recordings aim to inspire interest in Irish songs
- November 16, 2018, 13:22
Who said learning Irish wasn’t fun! Prominent Irish band Kíla have published an experimental DVD aimed at inspiring children to learn songs in Irish t(...)
Has the age of instant access finally put an end to the critic?
- Art & Design
- January 4, 2017, 12:45
Upon his death earlier this week, John Berger was described by British artist David Shrigley as “the best ever writer on art”. It was not the first o(...)
10 things we learned from this year’s Edinburgh extravaganza
- August 15, 2015, 05:50
1. Edinburgh is not actually a matter of life and death If you read any given festival report (“Edinburgh Fringe 2015: 10 top tips for survival(...)
Baz Halpin: the Irishman who made the biggest show on US television
- February 14, 2015, 00:05
February 1st was a good day for quite a few people who happened to find themselves in Arizona. It was a good day for fans of the New England Patriots,(...)