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Saturday, November 17, 2018

Sign of ancestry or fashion statement? The natural hair debate

"Natural black hair is seen as uncontrollable, unruly and unprofessional, consequently the women who wear it are defined in the same way."

‘You’re not alone: Horatio hates revision, too’: Common Ground reviewed

D A Prince's real charm lies in her technical skill, her ability to construct constrained, minimalistic poetry and at the same time let it yield to unbridled emotion.

The Sound of Silence

"To write a poem after Auschwitz is barbaric”, says T. W. Adorno in “An Essay on Cultural Criticism and Society.” To him, art was...

Won’t Get Fooled Again: a break up letter to Steven Moffat

Dear Steven, It's over. I'm sorry, but there's no easier way to put it. We're through. It was fun once, it really was. Remember when you...

Hamming it up: Sweet Potato Oven Chips with Sriracha Mayonnaise

Sweet Potato Oven Chips with Sriracha Mayonnaise You'll Need: 3 sweet potatoes Olive Oil Mayonnaise Sriacha 1/2 Lemon Salt and pepper In last weeks article I included a footnote about a grocery...

It’s not a Memoir

In her new memoir, Tina Fey is always the butt of her own joke. Bossypants by Tina Fey Illustrated, 277pages Reagan Arthur/Little, Brown & Co. $26.99 “It is an impressively...

Medieval Times

In the wake of The Tudors,  three new shows take up the gauntlet in the crusade to give the Middle Ages sex appeal. As The...

St Andrews’ answer to Gossip Girl

Natasha Franks profiles the anonymous author behind Shiteshead Revisited, the town's premier voice of satire.

Gotta do the cookin’ by the book

Are cookbooks marketed towards students making unfair assumptions about their target audience? With The Times recently crowning the relatively unknown Good Food 101: One Pot...

The Nibble satiates St Andrews’ desire for satire

The Saint meets with the anonymous founders of St Andrews newest and most intriguing satirical paper, The Nibble.