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When You Love the Show, But the Show Doesn’t Love You

by Andrew Moody

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But, of course, THT is more than simply a story. It is no secret that when Atwood wrote it in 1985, the book was a pamphlet for the culture wars—a protest against the religious right and its views on abortion, homosexuality and so on. And, given the rhetoric that surrounds this new adaptation, THT still serves that function. It appeals to the prejudices and fears of the intellectual left.

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Various Excuses I Employ While Watching Project Runway

by Lauren Entwistle

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​When I look at Tim Gunn, I fantasise about the future, in which I am finally like him. In my early fifties, perhaps, when I am wise, and I too wear only my signature look every single day (a sack dress in a neutral tone with a futuristic, transparent sports jacket with white ribbing at the cuffs, and different pairs of neon coloured eyewear) and I always have a kind but true word for everyone, and I’m fair and I know my own mind. Because where there is uncertainty, Tim Gunn is sure.

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Radiohead: OK Computer

by Michael Jensen

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There’s a curse on the yuppie set, ambition driven, the Thatcherite banker (I imagine) who is charmingly ruthless, the ‘Gucci little piggy’, made ugly by ambition. The alienated and lonely soul of the song goes unrecalled and unnoticed by the cliques that dominate the city.

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