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Gabriel Rutherford

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Hey there, I'm Gabriel, 16 years old, and living in Scotland. I like to think I do a little bit of everything really, but writing about politics and books are my specialties. Fuelled by the nervous energy of caffeine and conditionals, I'm the deputy books editor here.

Book By My Bedside: Less Than Zero // Bret Easton Ellis

Title: Less Than Zero Author: Bret Easton Ellis What I Think So Far: It's rare that a book should focus so unflinchingly on one theme, but Bret Easton...

Revisiting Literary Characters: John Singer (The Heart Is A Lonely Hunter)

Carson McCullers' tale of life in the deprived Deep South, The Heart is a Lonely Hunter, published in 1940, is deserving of praise for many...

What Does 2017 Hold for Populism in Europe?

2016, politically, will probably be remembered as the year that populism struck a blow to word politics. The campaign for Brexit, spearheaded by Nigel...

Book By My Bedside: How Steeple Sinderby Wanderers Won the F.A....

Title: How Steeple Sinderby Wanderers Won the F.A. Cup Author: J.L. Carr What I Think So Far: Books and football, while most of the time at opposite ends...

Live Review: Honeyblood // St Luke’s, Glasgow, 08.12.16

On a chilly Thursday night in Glasgow, I was completely blown away. At Glasgow's newest music venue, St Luke's, Honeyblood and PINS seemed to...

Game At A Glance: Broforce

Title: Broforce Developer: Free Lives What I Think: Broforce is an arcade-style shooter based on explosions and caricature, with the player using heroes based on various characters from classic...

Book By My Bedside: A Small Circus // Hans Fallada

Title: A Small Circus (Bauern, Bonzen und Bomben) Author: Hans Fallada What I Think So Far: This is a portrait of its time. Written in 1931, A Small...

The Democratic Divide: Why Young Teenagers Should Be Given The Vote

There is a whole section of society, cut off from democracy and unable to make any kind of impact in the country that they...

Game at a Glance: Firewatch

Title: Firewatch Developer: Campo Santo What I Think: Firewatch is a game in the same vein as indie darlings Gone Home, Dear Esther, and Everybody's Gone to...

Film News: Sequel to ‘The Secret Life of Pets’ Announced

A sequel has been confirmed for animated film The Secret Life of Pets, despite the fact that the movie is still in cinemas. The sequel...

Film News: Trailer released for George Galloway’s documentary, ‘The Killings of...

George Galloway has apparently made a feature-length documentary about Tony Blair, centring around Blair's decision to go to war in Iraq in 2003 and...

The Evolution of Music Videos

We've all been on YouTube and suddenly had a song come into our heads. So you search it up, and boom, there's the song,...

Game at a Glance: Metro 2033 Redux

Title: Metro 2033 Redux Developer: 4A Games What I Think: Another post-apocalyptic game might sound about as welcoming as a bucket of live lobsters in a sauna, but Metro...

Film News: Darth Vader confirmed for Rogue One

Classic Star Wars antagonist Darth Vader will be making a reappearance in November's spin-off, Star Wars: Rogue One. The news was confirmed in an...

Book By My Bedside: The Heart is a Lonely Hunter //...

Title: The Heart is a Lonely Hunter Author: Carson McCullers What I Think So Far: To summarise, it's like William Faulkner met Gabriel Garcia Marquez, went for a stroll,...
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