Clips

A collection of work published across digital and print media…

WRITING

WRITING

Daily Telegraph
Why do all recent British movie posters look exactly the same?
What makes Ansel Elgort the most annoying man in Hollywood?
Seasickness, near-decapitation and no Keanu: the story of Speed 2
The gentle giant behind the Predator mask: remembering 7ft 2in actor Kevin Peter Hall
Bill Cosby versus the devil: Lisa Bonet, voodoo sex and the making of Angel Heart
How a sex abuse comedy and a scathing letter brought Lindsay Lohan’s film career to a close
In praise of Best Kiss, the MTV Movie Awards’s most ridiculous, funny and secretly progressive category
Lawsuits, body doubles and sexploitation: why is London Fields such a disaster?
Joseph Szabo: the teacher who photographed a bygone era of American youth
The billionaire who funded the Hillary Clinton campaign… and the new Power Rangers movie
The story of George Lazenby, one-Bond-wonder
Oscar-winning director Barry Jenkins on privilege, awards and Moonlight
Jackie Kennedy, movie lover: how the First Lady brought Hollywood to the White House
Scream at 20: how Wes Craven and Kevin Williamson tore the slasher genre apart
Hollywood’s most hated: is it time to give Katherine Heigl a second chance?
The man who shot The Beatles, Ronald Reagan and Louis Armstrong

Dazed
Revisiting the erotic coming-of-age thriller Poison Ivy
The US network that spawned your 90s teen drama faves

Little White Lies
Coming of age with the cinema of Kirsten Dunst
How Scream became the prom queen of slasher horror
Revisiting Ellen DeGeneres’s forgotten hetero romcom
Is Hollywood failing Lupita Nyong’o?

Us of America
The potentially untrue stories that turned the humble hot dog into an American staple
Deconstructing the influence of the American flag on popular culture
Photographer Clyde Butcher on finding beauty in natural chaos
How sunglasses came to define American pop culture cool
The one-time LSD kingpin who turned his life into a comic book

Huck Magazine
’90s kids in their bedrooms: 20 years on
How music transformed Malawi prisoners into Grammy-winning artists
The A-list celebrities and their terrorist, dictator superfans
The time early-’90s club kids met Joan Rivers
How government-backed, billion-dollar lotteries exploit those most in need
Has the world hit compassion fatigue for refugees?
A personal tribute to David Bowie, the sound of my childhood
The man fighting to save UK music venues and the alternative cultures created within
– How political correctness at university is threatening student art
– Why politicians naming their favourite musicians (almost) always fails
– Film Review: “Sherpa”
– Best film posters of 2015

The Quietus
Neon melodies: Composer Cliff Martinez interviewed

The Big Picture Magazine
Four Frames: “Unfriended”

Formula Life Magazine
Life Formula: Annie Tempest
Steps to Success
Life Formula: Maurice Reeves
Miami Is So Yesterday
Tubular Belle

Venue Magazine
“Scream”: Don’t Reboot Me, Mr. Ghostface
Azealia, Azalea, Appropriator
American Dreamers: Child Stars and Post-Fame
Larry Clark: Won’t Somebody Think of the Children
Many additional feature articles and reviews have been archived on the official Concrete website here.

EDITORIAL

Undergrowth: UEA’s Creative Writing Anthology 2015 (Co-Editor) (2015)
Published by Egg Box, available to purchase here.
Undergrowth

News Eats Man (Art Director) (2015)
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NewsEatsMan

The Birthday Party (Editor and Art Director) (2014)
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The Birthday Party

Venue (Editor) (2014 – 2015)
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RADIO

Livewire 1350 (Show Host, 2014)
For four months I hosted a series for Livewire 1350 titled Sonic Youths, chronicling teenage anthems through music history. All episodes are embedded here.

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