November 2007

The Darjeeling Limited

I am a great fan of Wes Anderson. The Royal Tenenbaums is probably my favourite movie ever, and his other movies aren’t too far behind

YUSU criticised for debate condemnation

York Union Debating Society has spoken out about the YUSU Executive’s decision to send a letter to the Oxford Union President, condemning his invitation to controversial figures Nick Griffin and David Irving

Arsenic and Old Lace

Joseph Kesserling’s Arsenic and Old Lace was set in a quaint Brooklyn living room. As the narrative progressed it became clear that this was merely an ironic façade;

University names dead Vanbrugh student

The University has named the Vanbrugh College student found dead on Monday morning as Laura Gerstel, 20, a third-year Biochemistry student

STAR LETTER: The University of York’s very own Magic Bus

Dear Nouse, As one of the many car-less, bike-less students at York, I’d like to spread the word about the…

Bags of female exploitation: no laughing matter

The comment piece on the YUSU Welcome Bags in the last edition (“Cream for cellulite? Satisfy my appetite” October 23 2007) was ridiculous

Tell someone who cares

Is it terrible that I don’t care about NUS? I just don’t give a shit

Eighties Matchbox B-Line Disaster: Fibbers

Their high-energy set list showcased a lot of new material, evoking the throbbing basslines, tribal drumming and screaming of their debut ‘Horse of the Dog’. If performances of this calibre continue then surely wider recognition can’t be far away

Moishe’s Bagel: National Centre for Early Music, York

Who needs to see the stage when a “rip-roaring, foot-stomping, jazz-inflected” band are strutting their stuff?

Beirut: Leeds Irish Centre

Beirut are far more at home than one would expect within these dignified yet staid surroundings

Arcade Fire: Newcastle Metro FM Arena

It became apparent that as well as an abundance of musical talent in their onstage arsenal, the band have a pair of sex symbolsin the form of married couple Win Butler and Regine Chassagne

Kylie Minogue: 2 Hearts

Artist: Kylie Minogue Track: 2 Hearts First she survived cancer, now she’s dumped her cheating boyfriend. It seems that the…