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Spooky Particles and Bigger Ghosts

The Christmas Monkey Cage (to be broadcast at 9am on 27th December) will be with Deborah Hyde, Mark Gatiss, Neil DeGrasse Tyson and The Bishop of Leeds. We’ll be talking ghosts, holy and secular. Even before The Smiths instructed me, … Continue reading

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Death Line Morsels

There is a lot of negativity towards cannibalism. There is scant mention of it on TV cookery programmes, either as a totemistic or nutritional diet choice. By clumsy chance, as I write this, I am sucking blood, my own, having … Continue reading

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In pastels, oil paints and struck marble, I see hope – favourite exhibitions of 2017

After a solitary first half of 2016, mainly writing in the attic and creating occasional one off shows for festivals, the second half has mainly been attached to Professor Cox. From Glastonbury Monkey Cage via an Australian tour, a musical … Continue reading

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They’ll have to pry my angry stupidity from my cold, dead hands

“We are in a state of vague American values and anti-intellectual pride” – David Cross (for “vague American values” you can also read “vague British values” or choose the country you think most applicable to your situation) I was offered … Continue reading

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Lazarus at Kings Cross Theatre

I descended into a funk after watching Lazarus at the Kings Cross Theatre. I had prepared myself carefully. I bought and listened to the soundtrack so I was not derailed by the musical theatre renditions of Bowie classics. I had … Continue reading

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The Kipper House of Lies

Of course we’re in a simulation and we chose it ourselves. Idiots.                                                         … Continue reading

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The Good and Bad of Provocation – art and the dispossessed

Warning: These get written in one fell swoop, so they can be messy and confused. It may not be as striking as Epstein’s Lucifer at the Birmingham Art Gallery, but Medusa’s head in the hands of triumphant bronze Perseus is … Continue reading

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