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Ursula K Le Guin: ‘I wish we could all live in a big house with unlocked doors’

Published in Odd and Fun on 19th January 2018

Amid the publication of collected works from throughout her career ranging from sci-fi to nonfiction the author reflects on the limitations of genre Despite recent softening views, there is still a specific type of novel readers envisage when they think of serious literary fiction. These volumes, the same that fill literary prize shortlists, tend to […]

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Am I The Merely 20 -Something Guy Who Actually Wants A Real Relationship?

Published in Odd and Fun on 17th January 2018

Everyone tries to tell me about how great the hookup life is. They tell me about how awesome it is to just visit someone’s bed, have sex, and leave before you have to remember their name or the voice of their voice. They tell me it is all the rage, and that everyone is doing […]

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Beth Ditto:’ We got too comfy, but everyone’s awake now’

Published in Odd and Fun on 17th January 2018

Bold, outspoken and punkily positive, Beth Ditto is going solo with her first album since leaving Gossip. She talks to Craig McLean about Trump, tolerance and reasons to be cheerful On the stage at a small London venue, Beth Ditto is dabbing away sweat and entertaining the rabid faithful. Gossip is over , nobody mad, […]

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Moby:’ There were bags of drugs, I was having sexuality with a stranger’

Published in Odd and Fun on 15th January 2018

He was the sober, Christian dance music innovator but then Moby saw success … Now hes coming clean Before I picked up Mobys new memoir, Porcelain, I thought of him as a small, bald, cheeky chappy who stimulated tuneful dance music. I knew he had a few unconventional notion( wasnt he vegan? Hardcore Christian? Maybe […]

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‘What if? ‘: Why we can’t get enough of counterfactual reveals

Published in Odd and Fun on 14th January 2018

The Man in the High Castle is Amazons most streamed original present, and Hulus 11.22.63 is about to launch. Both take viewers to an alternative past, and its a format people cant seem to get enough of, but why? What if Al Gore had won the 2000 election? What if the Aztecs had developed gunpowder […]

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Issa Rae: from Awkward Black Girl to HBO star

Published in Odd and Fun on 7th January 2018

After scoring a cult web hit with The Mishaps of Awkward Black Girl, Issa Rae is back with new comedy Insecure, one of the most foreseen demonstrates of the year. She talks modern nervousness, broken pussies and hilariously bad rap It feelings fitting that I first fulfill Issa Rae in a passageway: a long, empty, […]

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Virgins? What virgins?

Published in Odd and Fun on 4th January 2018

It is widely believed that Muslim &# x27; martyrs &# x27; enjoy rich sensual rewards on reaching paradise. A new analyze indicates they may be disappointed. Ibn Warraq reports In August, 2001, the American television channel CBS aired an interview with a Hamas activist Muhammad Abu Wardeh, who recruited terrorists for suicide bombings in Israel. […]

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Death in Bollywood: who killed Jiah Khan?

Published in Odd and Fun on 3rd January 2018

Jiah Khan was one of Indias rising film star. But at merely 25 she was were dead in her familys apartment. The question of whether it was suicide or murder has now pitted two of Bollywoods leading households against each other. Abigail Haworth investigates On 3 June 2013, Jiah Khan planned to expend the evening […]

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Roy and Diana Vagelos Education Center review- a theatrical medical school

Published in Odd and Fun on 1st January 2018

Diller Scofidio+ Renfros build illuminates upper Manhattan with nightly performances of stressed students, simulated surgeries and the occasional sonata I broke out into a cold sweat, standing next to a plastic simulacrum of woman, watching helplessly while an architecture critic delivered a plastic simulacrum of a baby. It was just an interactive stop on the […]

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Mariah Carey and James Packer reported to be engaged

Published in Odd and Fun on 27th December 2017

E! Online says the Australian tycoon presented the singer with what can only be described as the most breathtaking engagement ring in New York James Packer and Mariah Carey are reportedly engaged, marking the second betrothal of the states members of an Australian media dynasty this month. Packer, the 48 -year-old son of the late […]

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