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I’m rewriting a book chapter about Bret Easton Ellis’s notorious novel and can’t stop wondering what main character Patrick Bateman… Read more If American Psycho Was Published Now, Would Patrick Bateman Be an Influencer?
Somehow, I’ve managed to manoeuvre myself in a position where watching Marilyn Manson videos counts as work. I’ve recently published… Read more “We Know Where You Fucking Live”: A Marilyn Manson Review
Autumn is upon us: the season where we wrap ourselves in cosy jumpers and enjoy a whisky (or two) in… Read more The Perils of Being a Non-Drinker in a Drinking Culture
Maybe it’s because of the holiday season, but it the term work-life balance is everywhere at the moment. I should… Read more The Limits of Work-Life Balance: Why Quick Fixes Don’t Work