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2018 in television: comedy gets serious

No other television show this year left me jarred like the second-to-last episode of Barry did. In fact, as an avid purveyor of whatever new television shows look like award bait from year to year, t...
StanLee

Excelsior, Stan Lee: 1922-2018

On November 12, the world lost perhaps the only person on the planet who might have been a real superhero. Stan Lee, one of the original masterminds of Marvel Comics, passed away at the age of 95. In...
Overlord

Overlord: one of 2018’s best surprises

If you’d told me at the start of the year that one of my favourite films was going to be a low-budget World War II horror film, I’d probably have laughed. Cheesy, B-movie gore-fests like that tend to...
Shad

How Shad crafted A Short Story About War

It’s been a long five years without anything new out of Shad’s uniquely gripping brand of rap, but for good reason. Since he last left us with his 2013 release, Flying Colours, Shad’s gone on to host...