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Books | Seconds – Life after Scott Pilgrim

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Very few independent comic writers ever see the kind of crossover success that Bryan Lee O’Malley found with Scott Pilgrim. Six volumes, one video game and a Hollywood film later, O’Malley’s twenty-something slacker is one of the more recognisable comic book creations around. But when one character brings a writer … Read More

Clubs | Review: Dubtek

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As summer fades into nothing more than embarrassing memories, party holidays and festivals, many of us are left looking to fill the Berlin-shaped hole left behind. But, for those lucky enough to attend Dubtek’s latest night at Wire, for one night at least, the hole was filled. CWS kicked off … Read More

TV | BoJack Horseman – Netflix attempts adult animation

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Next on Netflix’s road to world domination is the world of adult animation. With a stellar voice cast including the considerable talents of Will Arnett, Aaron Paul and Alison Brie, Netflix’s latest offering of original programming, BoJack Horseman, is anything but your average Saturday morning cartoon. BoJack Horseman (Will Arnett), … Read More

Sport | US Open hots up

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The first week of the US Open has passed and there have already been plenty of talking points at the final Grand Slam of the year. Defending champion Rafael Nadal is absent with a wrist injury, opening up the draw. Nearly all of the main protagonists have survived the first … Read More

News | Medic on path to glory at Para Table Tennis World Championships

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A Leeds medicine undergraduate who represented Team GB at the 2012 Paralympics is currently preparing to play in the 2014 ITT Para Table Tennis World Championships in Beijing. Kim Daybell, 22, is currently ranked 9th but reached a career-high ranking of 5th in the world earlier this year in the … Read More

TV | Doctor Who – A new face for an old classic

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The world’s longest running, sci-fi show returns for its record breaking fifty-first year with a statement of intent. Peter Capaldi picks up the keys to TARDIS as he steps back in time to the perennial BBC favourite – Victorian London. Here a madcap adventure ensues as a series of Bleak … Read More

Music | Album Review – Rustie

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Rustie Green Language Rustie’s first album Glass Swords had a definite air of the apocalyptic about it. Not in a nihilistic sense but rather a completely celebratory one. People talk of difficult second albums, how about difficult questions? So then, what comes after the end of the world? Well, I … Read More

Music | Interview with Pulled Apart By Horses

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Ahead of mammoth Reading and Leeds gigs, and the release of third album “Blood”, we had a chat with Lee Vincent, drummer in Leeds post-hardcore favourites Pulled Apart By Horses. Hey man, how’s it been going? Yeah good, just literally packing now to go back to Leeds to go on … Read More

TV | Freeview Flicks of the Week – Airplane!, Dogtooth and Starter for Ten

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Our weekly LSi best freeview flicks picks are here! This week we go to university, take a trip to Springfield and got lost in the meaning of life.   MONDAY – Airplane! (Film4 19:15) When it comes to spoof comedies there is only one man you need to turn to; … Read More

Lifestyle | Caribbean Festival of Arts and Culture

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One week ahead of the August bank holiday weekend, the carnival spirit was already spicing up as Leeds’ first Caribbean Festival of Arts and Culture took place at the Corn Exchange on Saturday 16th and Sunday 17th August. The free event, run by Leeds Corn Exchange veteran, Dean Cuffy, saw the … Read More