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Member of the Family by Dianne Lake

“At 14 I became one of Charles Manson’s girls. At 17 I helped put him in prison.” On December 13th 1971, cult leader Charles Manson was convicted of first-degree murder […]

REVIEW: Aleem @ O2 Academy Islington, 28/02/18

**** It is never easy for an up-and-coming artist to headline a show, showcasing tracks from their upcoming album, and keep the attention of the crowd throughout. That was the […]


In Conversation with: Aleem

Days before the release of the single Stranger Things, we spoke to up-and-coming singer-songwriter Aleem about songwriting, social media, and what we should expect from his debut UK tour. So, […]


What is Art?

What is ‘art’? Just think about it for a second. We talk about paintings and drawings, theatre and books and poetry collectively as ‘art’ – but they’re all so different. […]


Gay Times Editor Fired As Offensive Tweets Are Uncovered

Newly appointed Gay Times editor Josh Rivers lasted less than one month in the role, before his twitter history of racist, misogynistic, anti-Semitic and ableist views was revealed.   It […]


REVIEW: Friends of Friends – ‘Picture House – EP’

Leeds-based indie band Friends of Friends started out as the bedroom project of singer and guitarist Robbie Tooth. With help from guitarist Dominic Marshall and drummer Tom McAndrew, the band […]

Tales From Tilling: The Fabulous Mapp & Lucia

We recently launched our new CUB ‘Book Club’ – your one-stop shop for reviews and recommendations of the modern classics and vintage staples that should be occupying your bedside table. […]

On Lana Del Rey’s Newfound Lust For Life

“I live right inside the middle of the ‘H’ of the Hollywood sign, and this is how I spent most of my nights: perched high above the chaos that swirls […]

One Step Back: The Effects of Harry Potter on Adult Literacy

The news that it has been 20 years since the first book in J.K. Rowling’s Harry Potter series, Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone, was published has been all over […]