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Royal Flush

Behold! You may need to sit down to hear this news; an 18-karat solid gold toilet is now open to visitors at New York’s Guggenheim museum. Named ‘America,’ it has replaced a public toilet on the fourth floor. This fully functioning golden throne fit for a king- or any member of the public- is a […]

Live: Cigarettes After Sex

An intimate and captivating performance from the New York gloom-rockers

Review: Hawaiian Shirts in the Electric Chair, by Scott Laudati

Intensely readable and relatable, Hawaiian Shirts in the Electric Chair reaches out to the disengaged and apathetic—with a trace of hope

“My Super Summer in the States”

Dreading being stuck at home for three stifling months? Take a tip from Manchester student Mark Woodward and go stateside, even with little $, by volunteering as a Camp Leader.

Dylan Thomas’ Centenary

May Dylan Thomas’ death have no dominion

My Literary Hero: Hubert Selby Jr

Alister Pearson tells you why Hubert Selby is his literary hero after reading Last Exit to Brooklyn

The Death of David Kammerer

On August the 13th, 1944, David Kammerer was found stabbed to death at the bottom of the Hudson River. Alister Pearson explores the troubled relationship between he and his murderer, Lucien Carr.

Top 5: Sex and the City Ready Cocktail Dresses

“I’d like a Cheeseburger please, a large fries and a Cosmopolitan”. Millie Kershaw explores the most fabulous cocktail dresses on the high street, so you can look your utmost fabulous when sipping on the iconic Sex and the City drink of choice, or any other cocktail for that matter.

NYC Style Tutorial

Scarlett Whittell tells us how to steal the NY style – the reigning fashion capital of the world.

William S. Burrough: The man and the legend

Alister Pearson looks back at the life of the controversial writer William S. Burroughs, who was born a century ago this year

Spring trend report from High End to High Street

It’s hard to believe stepping out in Manchester on a freezing, gloomy day in January that Spring is around the corner. Yes, there is a light at the end of the interminable tunnel that is January and February. This bright spring light has already been shone on the catwalks of New York, London, Paris and […]

Blogwatch: Menswear dog

What blogs we’re watching this week

My Political Hero: Eliot Spitzer

David Burch explains an unlikely political hero…