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Eight Sharp Tips to Harpoon That Dream Job

Ed O'Meara | Posted 13.07.2014 | UK Comedy
Ed O'Meara

Jobs are horrible aren't they? What a waste of a life. Pity people who enjoy their job. They truly must have nothing. Still, while superrich psychopaths run our society you've got to play their sick, soul-destroying game. After all life comes with a monthly subscription charge, so here's how to get the job which will make everyone else think your life is great...

Francis Leon: Live the Lo-Fi Lifestyle

Kate Lawson | Posted 08.07.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Kate Lawson

"I started Francis Leon because I wanted to create the ultimate wardrobe staple - the perfect leather jacket," says label founder Jo Turner. "Now I'm using the leather jacket and the material in general as the focus and foundation of a luxury lifestyle brand."

From Pharrell to Kanye - The Five Best Interviews with Musicians Ever

Alex Jones | Posted 29.06.2014 | UK Entertainment
Alex Jones

So what happens when they're sat in front of a journalist? To be clear, I'm not talking about your run of the mill tabloid hack, I'm talking about a clued up, straight talking journalist. Characters who make a living off interesting chats with the rich and famous.

Le Prince Miiaou: The Rising Star of French Rock Comes to London

Liza Bel | Posted 13.06.2014 | UK Entertainment
Liza Bel

The English translation of écorché vif doesn't do justice to this French expression: "tourmented soul" is too lyrical and romantic. Un écorché vif is somebody who voluntary butchers his own soul. It's brutal. It's like putting the ingredients of your soul through a food processor, set on "shred." This is how, in France, they describe Le Prince Miiaou, the rising star of French rock music.

Making Fierce Conversations Count - In Business and in Life

Colin Hunter | Posted 04.06.2014 | UK
Colin Hunter

Continuing the theme of last month's interview with Tim Brown, I have once again re-visited my shelf of inspirational leadership books. This month, Ha...

Betty Noire Hosts Maddest Mad Hatter Tea Party of All Time

Anne Look | Posted 03.06.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Anne Look

Susan has a way of speaking poetically, everything is to be understood and appreciated. So it's with little wonder her many years of life in fashion PR, has, amongst many other things, amounted to a comprehensive list of colleagues just like myself who are on call to personally vouch for her character, and natural ability.

Grid Autosport Interview With Toby Evan-Jones of Codemasters

Andrew Edney | Posted 27.07.2014 | UK Tech
Andrew Edney

Bandai Namco along with Codemasters will shortly be releasing Grid Autosport, the latest game in the Grid franchise, and I recently had the chance to talk to them about all things Grid.

Bestselling Crime Writer, Sheila Quigley, Discusses Her New Novel 'Lady in Red'

Ruth Jacobs | Posted 05.07.2014 | UK Entertainment
Ruth Jacobs

Sheila Quigley is a bestselling crime writer from the North of England. She hit the news in her mid-fifties when she signed her first publishing deal for a six-figure sum with Random House.

Designing Watch Dogs - An interview with Danny Belanger

Andrew Edney | Posted 23.06.2014 | UK Tech
Andrew Edney

With over than 10 years of experience in the game industry, he has worked on many successful franchises, including Army of Two, before joining Ubisoft's team in 2010. He's currently Lead Game Designer on Watch Dogs where his expertise is pushed to new heights.

Hacking Watch Dogs - An Interview With Thomas Geffroyd

Andrew Edney | Posted 23.06.2014 | UK Tech
Andrew Edney

All it takes is the swipe of a finger. We connect with friends. We buy the latest gadgets and gear. We find out what's happening in the world. But with that same simple swipe, we cast an increasingly expansive shadow.

Miss The Midnight Barbers at Your Peril

Robyn Strachan | Posted 19.06.2014 | UK Entertainment
Robyn Strachan

Two-piece The Midnight Barbers are loud. Self-assuredly, gleefully loud; the kind of sonic expansiveness that can bring a room of people to shocked attention.

Murasaki Baby Hands-on Preview and Interview With Sony XDev

Mark Varley | Posted 06.06.2014 | UK Tech
Mark Varley

Murasaki Baby made quite an impression on me when I first saw its debut trailer at last year's Gamescon. It looked stunning thanks to an art style that many will compare to the visual majesty of Tim Burton's works, most notably Toxic Boy and Stain Boy.

Countering the Systemic Bias on Wikipedia : An Interview With Emily Temple-Wood

Netha Hussain | Posted 31.05.2014 | UK Tech
Netha Hussain

"I love to collect information, and I love that I get to share that information with the world," says Emily Temple-Wood, a veteran editor on English Wikipedia. Emily, who likes reading encyclopedias from cover-to-cover, finds writing on Wikipedia a transition from being a consumer to a creator of knowledge.

Batman: Arkham Knight - An Interview With Rocksteady

Andrew Edney | Posted 26.05.2014 | UK Tech
Andrew Edney

I got a special sneak peak at Batman: Arkham Knight and then got to talk with Rocksteady about it.

Kinect Sports Rivals Interview With Danny Issac

Andrew Edney | Posted 18.05.2014 | UK Tech
Andrew Edney

Kinect Sports Rivals is the next generation of the best-selling Kinect franchise, Kinect Sports, that brings your favourite sports back in re-imagined ways, and delivers new sports and events made possible only with Xbox One's revolutionary technology.

New App Lets You Shop With Google Maps: Pocket High Street

Thomas Church | Posted 12.05.2014 | UK Tech
Thomas Church

There's something missing on Google Maps: the ability to search by product. If I want to find the nearest shop where I can buy WD-40, or a 27" inner-tube, or a pair of  pink socks, how do I do that? I can't... not easily anyway. That is, until I download Pocket High Street.

Interview: Trista Hendren, Feminist Activist and Author, on Her New Book 'Mother Earth'

Ruth Jacobs | Posted 11.05.2014 | UK
Ruth Jacobs

Trista Hendren is a feminist activist who co-founded Rapebook, a Facebook page set up to campaign against rape humor and other abusive content on Facebook.

Troy Baker inFAMOUS Second Son Interview

Andrew Edney | Posted 08.05.2014 | UK Tech
Andrew Edney

At an event in London this week, I had the chance to sit down with actor and voice over legend, Troy Baker

Murdered: Soul Suspect Interview With Eric Studer From Airtight Games

Andrew Edney | Posted 29.04.2014 | UK Tech
Andrew Edney

Eric Studer graduated from DigiPen Institute of Technology in 2005 with a degree in video game programming. He's been in the video game industry ever since.

LEGO the Hobbit Interview With Tim Wileman From TT Games

Andrew Edney | Posted 27.04.2014 | UK Tech
Andrew Edney

Tim Wileman is an Associate Producer working for TT Games currently working on LEGO The Hobbit. Tim has been at TT Games for three years after holding previous positions at both Virgin Interactive and Electronic Arts.

Lightning Returns Final Fantasy XIII Interview With Yoshinori Kitase and Yuji Abe

Andrew Edney | Posted 18.04.2014 | UK Tech
Andrew Edney

LIGHTNING RETURNS: FINAL FANTASY XIII was released this week and I had the chance to sit down with Yoshinori Kitase and Yuji Abe to once again talk all things Lightning.

Working With the National Theatre: An Interview With Zack Momoh

Rhiannon Davies | Posted 05.04.2014 | UK Universities & Education
Rhiannon Davies

Emerging from the stage door of the National Theatre in a pair of jeans and simple t-shirt, Zack Momoh looks a world away from his role as the soldier/cyclist in the performance of From Morning to Midnight. He has only a few hours before he's back on stage for the evening show, yet he greets me with an easy smile and relaxes into an armchair in a room looking out over London's Southbank...

Lightning Returns Final Fantasy XIII Interview With Motomu Toriyama and Yuji Abe

Andrew Edney | Posted 07.03.2014 | UK Tech
Andrew Edney

The world of Nova Chrysalia has only 13 days until total annihilation, with the citizens of four distinct regions each experiencing the end of the world in unique ways. In Yusnaan, the setting for this sequence, the inhabitants have a hedonistic frame of mind: if the world is going to be destroyed soon then why not go out in style?

The Art of Footwear: Finnish Brand FINSK

Kate Lawson | Posted 21.02.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Kate Lawson

A graduate of London's Royal College of Art, Finnish-born Julia Lundsten is known for her experimental and avant-garde creative vision, most commonly associated with her high-end footwear brand, FINSK.

Need for Speed Rivals Interview With Craig Sullivan of Ghost Games

Andrew Edney | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Tech
Andrew Edney

Need for Speed Rivals is being developed by EA's newest studio Ghost Games, who bring new thinking and innovation to the Need for Speed franchise in partnership with the expert racing team at Criterion Games.