Tag : jade Verbick

Pick Your Poison

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Lifestyle and Culture Editors, Jade Verbick  and Bella Davis, spent a lunchtime getting tipsy on Hotel Chocolat’s new collection of Halloween cocktail chocolates with a shot of liquor. The Gryphon’s Editor-in-Chief Reece Parker even got in on the action. Black Cat Martini I have to say the name was not … Read More

Boozy Brunch with a Cuban Twist

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Revolución de Cuba, located on Call Lane, is not a place you would necessarily find yourself on a Sunday morning for brunch, but Leeds is all about pleasant surprises. With its light and tropical atmosphere, it’s easy to forget that you’re drinking mojitos in the Leeds city centre and not … Read More

Podcasts: Let’s Switch Tunes for Talks!

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Podcasts are seriously underrated and have been around for 10 years now. Therefore, it seems only fair to shed some worthy light on the humble podcast. If you are an avid podcast listener looking for some new ear candy, or a rookie looking to broaden your podcast horizons, then take … Read More

TV Shows to Binge on Before Your Course Load Gets the Better of You

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We all say that when we get to uni, we will kick our bad procrastination habits and focus on our studies. Let’s be honest, those bad habits are going nowhere. Whether it’s bonding with new flatmates or wasting optimum essay-writing time on a show you’re hooked on, here’s some TV … Read More

Montana: America’s Hidden Gem

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Often overlooked for more cosmopolitan and well-known US destinations, the state of Montana is a hidden gem with plenty of beauty and charm for travelers to enjoy and explore. Spending the summer in southwest, Montana has been quite the adventure and has opened my eyes to all that the area … Read More

Review: The Santa Clarita Diet

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Zombie films might be on the decline after nearly a decade of rising popularity, but TV series on the subject are still going strong. Joining the likes of The Walking Dead and iZombie is the new Netflix original Santa Clarita Diet. In this dark comedy, Drew Barrymore and Timothy Olyphant … Read More

Review: The Bear and the Nightingale

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The story starts off with a tale of a beautiful girl who bravely faces the winter demon Morozko and is rewarded riches beyond imagination. This old folktale slowly unravels in the novel to be the story of Vasilisa, the youngest daughter of the Russian boyar Pyotr Vladimirovich and his wife … Read More

Review: Is Legion as ‘Marvel’ous as expected?

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Gritty and realistic, Legion shows the dark side of super powers. But does the new series live up to the hype? Marvel’s new television show is a far cry from its Netflix counterparts. Legion, which is connected to the X-Men comics, takes a mind-bending and darkly humorous approach to the … Read More

Sherlock, What Happened?

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Did the highly-anticipated fourth season of the BBC Drama live up to our expectations? Three years after the lacklustre third series, and a year after the underwhelming christmas special ‘The Abominable Bride,’ Sherlock returned for its fourth series. The first episode aired on New Year’s Day and was viewed by … Read More

Riverdale: Netflix’s new Teen soap

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Archie gets a modern update in the live-action teen drama Riverdale. The show, with its suspense, drama, and intrigue, is a far cry from the wholesome comics from which it derives its characters. Stories about football games and summer antics are replaced with murder and complicated, sometimes even taboo, relationships. … Read More