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Takashi Murakami is Taking Contemporary Art to New Heights

With works that revel in their colour, complexity, and contradictions, Takashi Murakami uses every medium and inspiration available to constantly redefine his own style. Furthermore, the cultural significance of his works and ideas are unrivaled in the current art sphere. In this introduction to the artist, learn about the what, why, and how of his unique creative output.

Stria Sport 107 Series Sneaker

An exclusive interview with Stria Sport on the launch of their new brand and debut sneaker

It’s rare enough to see a new sneaker brand pop up seemingly out of nowhere, and it’s even rarer that they let a pupil run online magazine interview them. Luckily for us, however, this is exactly what has happened, as Stria Sport has kindly let us ask them a couple of questions on the creation of their brand, and their debut sneaker, the 107 Series, set to release later this month.

The Appeal of Fighting Games

Fighting games are, at least on the surface, like any other videogame out there. However, underneath their simple exteriors, there are hidden complexities which require time, effort and perseverance to truly master. Not only that, but the required precision, timing, and reaction-speeds have created a warm community of talented enthusiasts. Noah Gassas explains why in actuality, fighting games are unlike anything else on the market.

I’m Thinking of Ending Things – Review

Charlie Kaufman’s latest film, and first collaboration with Netflix, has been hotly anticipated. A horror film that on the surface appears to be about a university student’s awkward first encounter with her boyfriend’s parents proves to be something so much more complicated.

F. Scott Fitzgerald: The Tragic Autobiographer

The quote “how different it all is from what you’d planned” from Fitzgerald’s final, unfinished novel seems an apt way to summarise the author’s tumultuous life. Scarred by the class boundaries he was barred from crossing and only granted a brief refuge of success and happiness before yet more tragedy, one of the greatest authors of the 20th century lived amongst the very demons he wrote about.

Can we talk about the Dior Jordan 1?

  Dior and Jordan Brand’s collaborative “Air Dior” collection is set to release soon after being announced December last year and delayed earlier this year. The highlight of the collection is of course the Air Jordan 1 high. I’ve got to say, the Dior Jordan 1 is not a bad shoe. The quality is great, and the design is adequate, if a bit boring. I do like the

What Persona 5 Does Right

Persona 5 released in 2017 to worldwide acclaim. It propelled the Persona franchise to the global spotlight like never before and has since sold 3.2 million copies, and that number isn’t even taking into account the sales of the remastered version, Persona 5 Royal, released in March of this year. After playing the game twice myself,

James Bailey: The Flip Side

Some things seem just too good to be true, like James Bailey’s debut book being billed as the ‘laugh-out loud romantic comedy of the year’. Is it really possible that an unknown author could be worthy of such accolade? This is what Berkeley Squares set