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October 11, 2010

It’s getting closer. The time of year when all go a bit crazy. When it’s survival of the fittest, when every other human represents a potential threat to your territory, when your search for the ideal runs like something like a really bad rom-com. Flat hunting: it’s worse than a job interview. The Art of […]

October 4, 2010

You know those days when everything in the known universe decides to rally its forces against you, and then everything in the unknown universe decides to join in? Yeah. I was having one of those days. How To Survive When the Universe Is Hatin’ On You: It all started the night before. My neighbours were […]

September 20, 2010

Sometimes it’s hard to get along with people. Like at work, when this senile old guy who can’t really speak a coherent sentence comes in. He informs me that he’s on the unemployment benefit and therefore must collect all the silver pen nibs he can find, meanwhile throwing in the odd conspiracy theory and mad […]

September 6, 2010

By the time you read this, it will be that time again. You know, that time. Your days will be filled once again with lectures, assignments and Homeric-length epic course readings which, let’s face it, need their own SparkNotes page. But right now, I’m trying not to think about that, or you. I’m on holiday. […]

August 16, 2010

This week kiddies, I ponder the significance of cellular phone innovations in modern society, and the subsequent social, economic and political ramifications of such technological advancements… LOL, jokes. That was a media studies essay. How to Have a Healthy Relationship with your Mo-billy Phone (For those of you who have seen the seminal cinematic classic […]

August 9, 2010

Aaaand we’re back! This week, I guide you in the secret ways of: How to Visit the Cinema To set the scene: Your broadband limit has reached its sputtering last breath, and you fear that watching a movie online might just be the straw that fucked your computer. You’re banned from Video Ezy, thanks to […]

August 2, 2010

Welcome, dear readers, to The Rules of Engagement: a ‘how to’ guide for life and social graces. All the answers will be revealed. Sort of. This week I investigate an age-old dilemma: How to Attend a Semi-Acquaintance’s 21st Birthday Party and Retain a Sense of Dignity. I had a strange and disconcerting experience at work, […]

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