Saturday, January 16, 2021
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    A Love Letter to Living With Scientists/An Apology to My Housemates

    'I am not sure what broke me. I think it's a close tie between the discussion around NaCl when I asked for the salt to be passed down the table or when someone genuinely asked the group what their favourite way to measure the centre of mass was.'

    Borat Subsequent Moviefilm: Very nice? Great Success?

    Sam Lapham does his very best not to drop any iconic Borat vocabulary as he reviews Sacha Baron Cohen's latest offering and considers whether we're seeing a more sincere Borat than before.

    Reinvention: rethinking gender and race on stage

    "Marginalised actors should not just be shoehorned into pre-existing plays without any respect or provision for the stories they have to tell. To do so is to package diversity into commercially successful morsels that are digestible for largely white, middle-class audiences."

    Little Giveaways

    "Jazz was being played over the stereo like theme music, as if they were acting in a television drama where each character had some essential trait, some crucial role."