Reviews and Events

Bo Burnham’s Make Happy Review

Bo Burnham is an American comedian influenced by the Post-Modernist Movement. His third comedy special, “Make Happy” straddles the line between cynicism and optimism. The Netflix show is as conceited as it is honest. It starts with Burnham waking up in an hotel, alone, in clown make up and follows …

Politics

Yellow Vest protesters march in Manchester

  By Nick Winchester A group numbering 15 pro-Brexit ‘Yellow Vest’ marchers took to Piccadilly Gardens in Manchester on Saturday, February 9. The group, styled on the movement which has seen protests across France since November last year, sang “Bye-bye EU” and handed out leaflets with a number of demands, …

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Stormont: a two-and-a-half-year hiatus, but do we really need our politicians?

  In August 2018, Northern Ireland set an unwanted record, surpassing Belgium for the world’s longest peacetime period without a working government. This shocked and appalled many, but given the costs involved and what many would perceive as a lack of success when Stormont was up and running, is an …