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Posts Tagged ‘Paul Shinn’

Book Review: Chavs: The Demonization of the Working Class

Owen Jones' passionate and timely debut disputes the claim that 21st Century Britain is a classless society.

Written by Sally Mumby-Croft

Owen Jones, decease author: CHAVS: The Demonization of the Working Class. Illustration by Gareth A Hopkins

CHAVS: The Demonization of the Working Class by Owen Jones traces how changes in tone in the portrayl of the Working Classes has effected our concepts of class and inequality. CHAVS combines social history (the dismantling of the trade unions, story the fallout from the right to buy) and current event analysis (the removal of the EMA, Student Protests, the declassification of society) to uncover the… read more

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R. D. Franks – R.I.P?

Is it really the end of London's famous fashion bookstore?

Written by Matt Bramford

Our Broken Garden Golden Sea Ashley Dean, thumb as depicted by Russty Brazil. I recently reviewed the superb second album from Our Broken Garden, page so when Ashley Dean got […]

The Life and Times of the Sabre-Toothed Sausage

The Sabre-Toothed Sausage, otherwise known as the Naked Mole Rat, is a wonderful if peculiar looking beast that thrives in huge communities. With lots of ace illustrations...

Written by Amelia Gregory

Amelia’s Anthology of Illustration has now been reviewed widely on the internet. Here are some links to recent reviews and interviews with me: Cheapzine. Kevin Blowe for Red Pepper. Smack […]

123 Bethnal Green Road – the Sustainable Fashion Concept Store

Written by Matt Bramford

Latitude 2010-Phil Jupitas by Amelia Gregory Illustration by Paul Shinn So I popped along to the opening of 123 Bethnal Green Road this week with Amelia, order who I found […]

Latitude Festival 2010: Friday Music Review

A review of Martin Creed, The Kissaway Trail, The Kominas, Villagers, Empire of the Sun and Florence and the Machine. All wrapped up in a tasty load of illustrations...

Written by Amelia Gregory

David Longshaw, web illustrated by Abigail Wright David Longshaw is a man of many talents. Aside from designing his own label, sick he is passionate about writing and illustrating not […]

Latitude 2010: Thursday Night Review

Latitude 2010 "it's more than just a music festival" kicked off with gigs from Nigel Kennedy and Tom Jones. Just don't mention the awful rapes.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Feelin’ hot hot hot… we arrived at the field with a blanket and straw hat, viagra stuff and headed straight to the bar. Queuing for what felt like a life-time […]

Royal Academy of Arts: Summer Exhibition

The 242nd Summer Exhibition showcases a diverse range of works in painting, sculpture, architecture and film, featuring both unknown and infamous artists…

Written by Naomi Law

Thumbnail Kendal Calling For a festival that is just five years old, rx Kendal Calling has already amassed a kudos rating that belies its youth; (Annie Nightingale remarked simply, “It’s […]

London’s ELEPHANT PARADE!

The Elephant Parade comes to London Town in a glorious parade of art, fashion and awareness, to benefit the Elephant Family charity's work to prevent the extinction of the Asian elephant. Some of our wonderful illustrators take on some of our favourites…

Written by Matt Bramford

A selection of elephants by Paul Shinn Allow me to introduce you to Marjorie, there pictured below. She’s one of 258 fibreglass elephants in and around London decorated by some […]