Category Archives: Pop Culture

The Cuckoo’s Calling, Marketing and the Literary Lottery

Does JK Rowling’s recent foray into anonymity prove that, even for rather good writers, achieving recognition and publishing success is pure bloody luck? Or should those wishing that their work was read by the masses plunge not into writing classes, … Continue reading

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Ghostbuster Believes in Ghosts

There’s an interesting twenty minute interview on YouTube featuring Dan Aykroyd and his father concerning their beliefs in Spiritualism and the supernatural. Definitely worth a listen. One thing he said stood out for me towards the end: “It is all … Continue reading

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The 27 Club: Where Rock Stars Go to Die

Kurt Cobain The 27 Club could be one of many things: a statistical anomaly; a rare coincidence; a ‘pop culture phenomenon’ or even one of the strangest curses to plague modern music. No matter what you believe the evidence is … Continue reading

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