Day: February 22, 2016

Gourmet Burgers Are A Gluttonous Overabundance

Gourmet Burgers Are A Gluttonous Overabundance

The modern gourmet burger is a superfluous two fingers to a beautiful conception. There you go. I said it. For me, the higher a burger is stacked the more wasteful it becomes. A double beef patty with bacon, onion rings, guacamole, tomato, cheese, Portobello mushroom and the rest becomes a ...

Migration in focus at Berlin Film Festival 

Migration in focus at Berlin Film Festival 

by Miranda Schiller @mirandadadada “The Right to Happiness”, this year’s Berlinale motto, is clearly linked to the one most talked about topic in the German media this year: Refugees. Donation boxes for the Berlin Centre for Torture Victims in every cinema, various programmes to help refugees in Berlin, from free ...

Berlin Film Festival: Chi-Raq – Review

Berlin Film Festival: Chi-Raq – Review

Reviewed by Miranda Schiller @mirandadadada Spike Lee's latest, the hip-hop musical Chi-Raq, re-interprets the ancient Greek play Lysistrata by Aristophanes: Lystistrata is a beautiful woman who helps end a war by convincing every woman in town to go on a sex-strike until the men stop battling and sign a peace ...

London Beer Week Kicks Off

London Beer Week Kicks Off

London Beer Week kicks off today for the second year, culminating in Craft Beer Rising this weekend. The festival celebrates the best beers, ales, lagers and ciders on the market, as well as the London pubs and bars who pump them out. A London Beer Week wristband costs £10 and allows ...

Are Our Homes Ever Complete?

Are Our Homes Ever Complete?

No matter how much time and effort you put in to your home, at times it can feel as though it will never be exactly as you want it. According to new research, less than one in ten homeowners currently consider their home to be perfect with 55 per cent ...

Review: So Pitted – Neo

Review: So Pitted – Neo

By Grant Bailey (@GrantDBailey) The sound of Seattle is inextricably linked with grunge music. For a phlegm-specked half-decade the mainstream fell in love with the weird, noisy bands coming out of the city and since then Seattle and grunge music have been synonymous. And so it must always be, when ...

Trump Announces Policy to Ban Baths

Trump Announces Policy to Ban Baths

It seems after his victory in South Carolina this weekend Trump was looking to announce some big new make or break policies heading into Nevada on Tuesday. After scrambling his aides to his chamber in the early hours of Monday morning for a late night "spitballin" session he's cracked it. ...

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Restaurant Review – OXO Tower Restaurant

By Jonathan Hatchman, Food Editor, @TLE_Food Throughout the past five years or so, high-rise dining has become increasingly popular within the city. And it’s certainly unsurprising given the erection of so many monolithic new landmarks now piercing the sky, and towering over the iconic structures of yesteryear enticing with their ...

Alex Lodge: Weekly Report Vol. 35

Alex Lodge: Weekly Report Vol. 35

By Alex Lodge (@alexlodgemusic | Insta @alexlodgemusic7) Alex Lodge is a music supervisor for film, TV and advertising at Studio 32 Music. It's raining and miserable outside so it's time to tune out of that and tune into the Weekly Report. Today we've got a real mix of stuff as ...