Category: culture

Excelsior! Marvel’s S.T.A.T.I.O.N. in London at Excel

Marvel’s Avengers S.T.A.T.I.O.N. opens in London at Excel London on 29th November 2018, following a hugely successful run in New York, Seoul, Paris, Singapore, Beijing, Taipei and Las Vegas, where it has set up a permanent exhibition. This highly anticipated multi-room experience offers fans of all ages the opportunity to delve into the super-workings and backstory

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Disturbing The Beast: Weird Fiction by Women

Do you like speculative fiction? How about an anthology that explores lesser talked about female centred topics including sexual abuse, pregnancy issues and body image? If the answer is a resunding yes (and why wouldn’t it be?) Boudicca Press is keen to unearth these subjects in a healthy and respectful way, something that they and STORGY

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Clever Girl: A Feminist Interpretation of Jurassic Park

There is no unauthorised breeding in Jurassic Park Lurking away under the surface of the well-loved roller-coaster ride that is the brilliant Jurassic Park (1993) film, lies a recurrent phobia of something even more frightening than giant pre-historic predatory dinosaurs: feminism. The film is dense with references to the female body and, more specifically, controlled

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Macabre Mallum

So, my little putrid jellyfishes, I do sincerely hope you’ve enjoyed the weekend. In Shallow Creek the weather was blisteringly hot, so hot in fact that the devil himself was sat somewhere wondering how he could change his ways for the better. The residents of Shallow Creek were all out in force with their best

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Silverpine Forest – Shallow Creek

If you go down to the woods today, you’ll be in for a great surprise! STORGY welcomes you to Shallow Creek, where every alley leads to a dead end… Mallum Colt, owner and proprietor of ‘Colt’s Curiosity Corner,’ came into possession of a scratched, portable dictation machine. It was found on a tree-stump in the

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FILM ARTICLE: Alone in The Dark (Single Mothers in Horror)

In the 2002 Japanese horror Dark Water, Yoshimi, a single parent, moves with her daughter into a small apartment block whilst undergoing a particularly nasty custody battle. They are haunted by the spirit of a missing girl who used to live in the upstairs apartment, manifesting itself as titular dark water, leaking, then gushing into

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MUSIC: Cream With a K

STORGY takes pride in seeking out new literary fiction from across the globe – as well as showcasing film reviews and other cultural items of interest. Our mission has always been to showcase artists and shine a spotlight on their work. On our travels we occasionally come across revered talent from different works of life

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BOOK REVIEW: Women by Chloe Caldwell

Women is a novella exploring sexual confusion, female friendship, being a woman, and being a daughter. The book is an urgent recall of heartbreak, a stark portrait of an identity in crisis. Chloe Caldwell delivers a deliciously written novella in the shape of ‘Women’ the prose is tight and works well at opening the reader

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BOOK REVIEW: Jaws by Peter Benchley

To mark the 70th anniversary of Pan paperbacks, twenty classic Pan titles are being re-issued in homage to the golden age of paperback publishing and with new cover designs in brilliant technicolour. Peter Benchley is one of my favourite authors of all time. His books explore the world around us; with many featuring the sea

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BOOK REVIEW: When I Hit You by Meena Kandasamy

In its allusion to A Portrait of a Writer as a Young Man, the title of Meena Kandasamy’s second book reflects Joyce’s tale in which a fictional alter ego searches for his identity in late-nineteenth century Dublin. Similarly, in When I Hit You: Or, A Portrait of the Writer as a Young Wife, Kandasamy describes

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