The House Where Abraham Lincoln Died

This April marks the 150th anniversary of the assassination of American president Abraham Lincoln. On April 14th 1865, the 56 year old president had been watching a play at Ford’s theatre with his wife when John Wilkes Booth, an actor and…

The Awarding Forecast

Talking Oscar predictions is an easy game and as we roll into another awards season, bookmakers are already in overdrive regarding the odds on this year's Oscar winners but such hotly tipped predictions do not always come true. In 2012, all…

Johnny Cash & His Folsom Friend Blues

January 13th 1968. Johnny Cash walked through the gates of one of the most notorious prisons in the United States. Cash was present not as an inmate, but to record an album that would become one of his most famous pieces of work. Johnny…

Back to the Future 2015

As we slide into another new year, we should pause and take note, that this new year is a special one, this new year is the one in which we will all sport self-tying Nikes, self drying-jackets and jaunt around the place on hover boards.…

Fairytale Of New York

Celebrating A Very Gritty Christmas Twenty seven years ago a gloriously gritty festive song was unleashed on the world. The Pogues' ‘Fairy Tale of New York’ violated the December pop chart of 1987 and even though it failed to reach the…