Day: March 27, 2017

Thousands watch the first ever live-streamed smear test

Thousands watch the first ever live-streamed smear test

Thousands of people went online to watch the first ever live-streamed smear test today. Anna Cribb, 40, went through the cervical screening procedure live on the ChannelMum.com Facebook page, with the video currently up to 11,000 views. 'Hey Mummy' vlogger, Anna, from Hampshire, volunteered for the live test having had her ...

Graduation: Film Review

Graduation: Film Review

By Linda Marric @linda_marric In Graduation (Bacalauriat), Romanian director Cristian Mungiu is back with a powerfully complex drama about compromise, parental responsibility and the lingering remnants of the old Ceausescu regime. Mungiu, who won the Palme D’Or at Cannes in 2007 for the critically acclaimed 4 Months, 3 Weeks and ...

Theatre Review: Big Guns, The Yard Theatre

Theatre Review: Big Guns, The Yard Theatre

Oh man, I'm getting old. I used to be young and cool! I promise! I used to go to drama school and make art house movies that even I didn't actually understand! I used to go to bars in abandoned sheds and talk about incomprehensible theatre with my ironically mustachioed ...

TLE

How To Make… Lasagnacini

While some chefs’ signature dishes are unsightly culinary car-crashes, others are actually quite enjoyable. Jacob Kenedy’s (owner of Bocca di Lupo, Gelupo and VICO) signature - ‘lasagnacini’, for instance, is a playful hybrid between two Italian classics: lasagna and arancini – deep-fried risotto balls. Available at VICO in Soho, which ...

Racism for Dummies: How to detect reductio ad absurdum

Racism for Dummies: How to detect reductio ad absurdum

Following the breakout of fake news, craftily edited viral vids and the various other bits of clickbait bollocks circulating social media the next big thing getting brainless users in a tizzy is the logical fallacy of reductio ad absurdum. Reductio ad absurdum, as the Big Bang's Sheldon Cooper so adequately describes, is ...

Cafe

Making the most online deals

I am sure by now most of us have seen, board meetings, Voice over internet protocol calls and deals brokered online, if not in person at least in movies. If this is not the case then I am sure you have used services such as Apple’s FaceTime, Microsoft Skype, even ...

Putting up a fight in the age of misinformation

#helpthelaywers: crowdsourcing to defeat Trump

#helpthelaywers: how the internet is crowdsourcing the resources to defeat the Trump travel ban On Monday the 6th of March, US President Donald Trump issued a revised and somewhat downsized Executive Order dubbed Muslim Ban 2.0. The states of Hawaii, New York and Washington filed prompt lawsuits against the new ...