[Music] Flower Boy – Tyler, The Creator

Album: Scum Fuck Flower Boy Artist: Tyler, The Creator Released: 21st July, 2017 Rating: 8.0/10 When I heard that Tyler, The Creator’s new album was to be titled Scum Fuck Flower Boy, I couldn’t help but roll my eyes. It seemed that Tyler’s claims to maturity had been far overstated; the title alone reeked of the juvenile edginess and … Continue reading [Music] Flower Boy – Tyler, The Creator


[TV] Madam Secretary (Seasons 1-3) – Review

Network: CBS Year: 2014 Rating: 7.0/10 Even as I type this in 2018, the phrase ‘Madam Secretary’ conjures images of Hillary Clinton – despite her having not been in office for a good while now. I have absolutely no mention of making this post a politically charged one – but the reason I open with Clinton … Continue reading [TV] Madam Secretary (Seasons 1-3) – Review

[Music] 4:44 – Jay-Z

Album: 4:44 Artist: Jay-Z Released: 30th June, 2017 Rating: 8.0/10 For reasons that are not entirely clear to me, I missed the entire build up towards Jay-Z’s latest album, 4:44. Suddenly, sometime in July, I came across an article praising Jay-Z’s latest project and, with a mixture of guilt and anticipation, I played the track that had received particular … Continue reading [Music] 4:44 – Jay-Z

[Anime] Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood (2009) – Review

This post is the last in a series covering 'Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood'. Previous posts:  Episodes 1 - 3 Episodes 4 - 6 Episodes 7 - 10 Episodes 11-15 Episodes 16-20 Episodes 21-26 Episodes 27-32 Episode 33-39 Episode 40-49 Episode 50-64 This post contains spoilers for the entire series. It has been a while since I posted … Continue reading [Anime] Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood (2009) – Review

[Anime] Neon Genesis Evangelion – Review

This post is the final installation in a series of posts on Neon Genesis Evangelion and has no spoilers. Part 1 can be found here. Part 2 can be found here. Part 3 can be found here. Part 4 can be found here Part 5 can be found here Baring the conceits and contradictions of the human … Continue reading [Anime] Neon Genesis Evangelion – Review

[Book] Mistborn: The Final Empire – Brandon Sanderson [2006]

Title: Mistborn: The Final Empire Author: Brandon Sanderson Published:  July 17, 2006 Rating: 8.0/10 What happens when a lovable criminal crew like the one in Ocean’s Eleven is tasked with taking down the evil Empire from Star Wars? You get the plot of Brandon Sanderson’s Mistborn: The Final Empire and it is every bit as absorbing … Continue reading [Book] Mistborn: The Final Empire – Brandon Sanderson [2006]

[Music] The Life of Pablo – Kanye West [2016]

Album: The Life of Pablo Artist: Kanye West Released: 14 February, 2016 Rating: 6.5/10 If music is truly a reflection of its maker’s mind, then perhaps it really shouldn’t come as such a surprise that Kanye West’s latest effort, The Life of Pablo, is more mess than masterpiece. In an era where excellence in the genre is found in … Continue reading [Music] The Life of Pablo – Kanye West [2016]