Building A Pokémon World

The new games’ worldbuilding has a lot more of ‘em to catch, writes Warren Daly I think it’s easy to see the appeal in Pokémon. It’s simple fun, and with such a large collection of well-designed characters and creatures, it’s nigh-impossible not to find one you like. At the same time, I think it’s hard to understand the obsession. Cute creatures and accessibility shouldn’t be … Continue reading Building A Pokémon World

TPM Smash Kino Gig

  The recently redecorated Kino was the perfect venue for a gig where every member of the audience had a cartilage piercing and looked like they studied graphic design. TPM is a hip-hop sibling duo from Dundalk. The Hendy brothers perform lively and lewd hip-hop which I would most certainly not be comfortable singing with my brother, but Charles and Andrew seem unfazed. The buzz … Continue reading TPM Smash Kino Gig

Sustainable Fashion has a Size Problem

  Laura O’Sullivan writes about her experience as a young plus-sized woman attempting to buy into the second-hand renaissance and the difficulty it poses.  I hate shopping.  The meaning of ‘let’s go in town for a sconce’ once meant a bop down Opera Lane, an overwhelming half an hour in Penney’s and a quick run around the make-up counters of Brown Thomas. This, as a … Continue reading Sustainable Fashion has a Size Problem

BBC Introducing Live Showcase.

Carly Fitzgerald gives the low down on the BBC Introducing Live Showcase, held during November last BBC holds a weekend-long showcase every year, this time it took place at Tobacco Dock in London. The event fuses masterclasses, workshops, talks, performances and interviews together to create the perfect event for anyone interested in the creative industry. I attended the Thursday of the event and started the … Continue reading BBC Introducing Live Showcase.