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Song for a Saturday – So You Want to be a Rock and Roll Star

Not the best sound, but still a hundred times better than anything you’ll hear on X-Factor.

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Filler content with urban gothic

A review that originally appeared in The Third Alternative #28:- URBAN GOTHIC: LACUNA & OTHER TRIPS Edited by David J. Howe Telos hb, 252pp, £25 The idea behind this collection is for B list writers to adapt three episodes of … Continue reading

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Trailer Trash – King Arthur: Legend of the Sword

Here we go with the latest entry in the Arthurian subgenre, and I have to say it does look rather good.

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Filler content with gay men

A review that originally appeared in The Third Alternative #31:- THE ROSE CITY David Ebershoff Phoenix pb, 220pp, £6.99 Set in Boston and California, this collection of seven stories takes a penetrating look at the lives of gay men. The … Continue reading

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Song for a Saturday – Because the Night

May is Patti Smith month, and we kick off with Patti performing a song she co-wrote with Bruce Springsteen. It don’t get much better than this.

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Filler content with food

A review that originally appeared in The Third Alternative #31:- THE DEVIL’S LARDER Jim Crace Viking pb, 194pp, price not shown With the likes of Nigella and Jamie, Gary and Delia dominating the bestseller charts, it seems entirely appropriate that … Continue reading

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Trailer Trash – Alien: Covenant

Latest in the franchise:-

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