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Books | The Woman Rebel – A graphic novel on the impressive life of Margaret Sanger

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The Woman Rebel is the first graphic novel that LSi has ever reviewed and a suitable one too, as the life of its subject, Margaret Sanger, was similarly unprecedented. As the first campaigner for readily available birth control and family planning advice for all women, Sanger faced prejudice, ignorance and … Read More

TV | Borgen – A cross between The Killing and The Thick of It

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Standing somewhere between The Killing and The Thick Of It, Borgen looks into the inner workings of the Danish political sphere, building a bit of a cult following as it charts the squabbles between the Moderate Party and the right-wing Freedom Party. The premise might initially sound like an article … Read More

TV | The Tunnel – an Anglo-French remake of Scandinavian thriller The Bridge

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From its delicate, eerie opening credits to the spiraling drama that emerges from a seemingly simple premise, The Tunnel is an unexpectedly promising remake of the original Danish/Swedish Broen/Bron (The Bridge). Stephen Dillane plays Karl Roebuck (best known as Stannis from Game of Thrones), a British detective who is called … Read More

TV | Ripper Street – Still oozing brilliantly crafted Victoriana

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Ripper Street is back on our screens and by the end of its first five minutes there was no less than a policeman impaled on a fence spike, an unruly punch up in the holding cells and one slo-mo puddle splash stomp that looked frightfully awesome. The second series of … Read More

Video Games | Gone Home – Immersive exploration game

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As we settle into the winter months and the Northern climate becomes less hospitable, Gone Home does somewhat reflect a desire to recess into cushy family life and run away from looming essay deadlines. Except Gone Home doesn’t present a comforting family retreat: the house is empty and is left … Read More

Books | Holy Sh!t

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As someone who has once too often heard a pained sigh of disapproval as an errant curse escapes from my lips, or seen with dismay a new swear jar on the kitchen windowsill, I can safely say that Holy Sh!t by Melissa Mohr has a refreshingly unabashed approach to our … Read More

TV | Dracula – The Perfect Halloween Viewing

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Never has the initial sight of the papyrus font given me such low expectations for a Victorian vampire drama. From the token beginning shot of Jonathan Rhys Meyers’ glistening body rising out of steamy waters to the slo-mo sword fight on top of a Victorian roof, Sky’s Dracula was a … Read More