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The Handmaid’s Tale – emotive torture porn

In the epilogue to Margaret Atwood’s novel The Handmaid’s Tale a group of intellectuals argue whether Offred’s account of Gilead’s brutal theocracy was reliable. There is no ambiguity in the television adaptation – so far. The viewer is given full omniscience, … Continue reading

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The 2018 World Cup – but do I give a fuck?

I’ve never experienced such disinterest on the eve of a World Cup before – and it’s made me wonder why. I refute that it’s due to Russia hosting it. Yes, there’s good reasons why that should matter; it’s a country … Continue reading

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