By Aidan Moloney I wonder what hides in the line between dreams and our waking consciousness What treasures or poisons exist only to have us ponder Over what we ourselves sketch onto the safe canvas of our eyelids, Washing us in our own ocean of pleasure Before erasure Before that which we sculpted through the witching hour Is reduced to something so … [Read more...] about Dreams
By Caroline Spencer Oscar’s night is as good as its drama. The memorable stand out moments are rarely to do with the big winners (with the wonderful recent exception of Parasite sweeping the board last year). Fan outrage, wrong envelopes called out, awful name pronunciation; this is the stuff dreams are made of. It’s these absurd moments that I adore. For all the pomp of … [Read more...] about No more nights of “Normalcy”
By Fiona Lee To outside nations, the Irish culture seems utterly bonkers, and I have seen this to be true. Despite spending a wintery semester in Canada last year, I had no intention of missing out on the Late Late Toy Show. I told my newfound friends from a variety of countries across Europe about it and convinced them that it would be a fun afternoon of Christmas … [Read more...] about Well, thank God the Late Late Toy Show wasn’t cancelled
By Alice O’Donnell Arts and Entertainment Editor I have not listened to Amy Winehouse for a tragically long period of time. After her death in 2011, my family did what most people seemed to do and bought her final album, the result of a strange morbid curiosity mixed with macabre-like guilt. As with all promising stars who dwindle away from drugs, the public always seems … [Read more...] about Amy Winehouse’s Black to Black album
By Fiona Lee Despite being born in 1998 and Princess Diana passing away in 1997, I have always had a fascination with her life, who she was and what happened to her. To the public, she was coy, charming, caring, loveable and so very human. She was the breath of fresh air that the Royal Family lacked. In her own words in the infamous interview she gave in 1992 with the BBC, … [Read more...] about Leave Diana Alone: Does the world truly respect the People’s Princess?