Let’s Talk About Rape, Man to Man

I spent the June bank holiday weekend in Kerry with my family. It was idyllic like you’d imagine but weird too, in the unexplainable way families always are onto themselves. I got to spend quality time with my nearly year old nephew Sean. I…

Poem of the Week |31| Goldfish

Goldfish The children tap the glass despite my protestations. You swish along your watery pew reproaching them in silent plosives mouthed into the water. You're not exotic enough for them, your orange wearing thin over a yellow rotund…

Why I’m Worried About Batman

In writing and directing The Avengers, Joss Whedon’s most notable achievement was to illustrate that no matter how outwardly bizarre the premise of a film or its protagonists, when angry, green men and hammer yielding Norse deities are used…