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Sex in films. Or "sex" in films. A piece in The Guardian today discusses the reduction in the number of films receiving an 18 certificate for sex. I say hooray! Watching impossibly beautiful people, lit professionally and shot from the most flattering angles, pretending to make the beast with two backs while the sound department [...]

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Noma Bar. A very good friend of mine is an award winning graphic designer. I won't name him. He'd be embarrassed. He introduced me to the world of graphic design and I fell, instantly, under the spell of negative space. Making use of symmetry, simplicity and subtlety is key to negative space but Bar infuses [...]

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Jonas Brothers. Have you listened to "Sucker" yet? Probably not. If you are a reader of this site you are probably too cool for the pop school. Oh, I hope that isn't true. There are few things worse than boys (and it usually is boys) who  think that "real" music either (a) exists or (b) [...]

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Jon Ronson. I think Jon Ronson is just like me. Except he is nothing like me. Not really. He writes books about things I didn't know I was fascinated about and writes them in such a way that they change the way I think about things. He talks openly, and frankly, about things that, often, [...]