With the upcoming release of Blumhouse Pictures’ “Halloween” sequel/remake, Jerome Kelleher takes a look back on the franchise that propelled the horror genre into the mainstream and how the influence of John Carpenter’s original still resonates through the industry today. The era of the ‘60s and ‘70s was a tumultuous period for the horror genre. Long gone were the glory days of Boris Karloff and … Continue reading The Night He Came Home
The Dublin duo All Tvvins have been fast entering the acclaimed title of household name since they shot into the Irish charts in 2016. It’s been two years since the band, elsewhere known as Conor Adams and Lar Hayes, released their debut self-titled album IIVV. The album features some show-stopping tunes, and unforgettable bangers, like ‘Darkest Ocean’, ‘Book’ and ‘Crash’. Since then, they’ve been continuing … Continue reading All Tvvins Interview
Deputy Fashion Editor, Sophie Malone shares her advice on how to keep your skin in tip-top condition this autumn. Cosy dark evenings, bright orange leaves scattered on the footpaths, autumn is officially here! While I love the reappearance of dark lippy, pumpkin spiced lattes and everything else this wonderful time of year brings, the temperature drop doesn’t do many favours for our skin. Not to … Continue reading Autumn Skincare 101
Could Hollywood horror directors learn a thing or two from Anglo-Saxon literature? Rosemary Kelly discusses. Horror is defined as a literary genre that arouses feelings of horror; read deeper and horror is understood as “an intense feeling of fear, shock or disgust”. Modern horror tropes include gore-filled, jump scare-reliant movies that pocket billions in cinema ticket sales or views on Netflix. A rare treasure is … Continue reading Taking Back Horror; The Infamous Figure of Grendel in Beowulf
Aoife Hegarty reminisces on legendary chef Anthony Bourdain’s career and the lessons to be learned from his legacy. Anthony Bourdain’s death in June shocked many around the world. Tributes poured in from all corners of society and street art in his likeness popped up on the walls of many cities. Restaurants served Bourdain’s favourite meals to empty tables and fans everywhere raised a negroni to … Continue reading Anthony Bourdain: A Culinary Legacy
Dylan Benjamin O’Keeffe investigates whether the overnight success of Fortnite is merely a fad or a soon-to-be permanent fixture of online gaming. Fortnite. The global phenomenon that has taken the world by storm. Chances are, everyone you know has at least heard of it. The free-to-play game has shot onto the radar in the last year and a half or so. In this article we … Continue reading Fortnite: A staple of the industry or just another trend?