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TBS Developing Miami Comedy 'Hype' From 'Trainspotting' Author

TBS has put in development Hype, a gritty half-hour comedy from Irvine Welsh, author of the novel Trainspotting, which was adapted into Danny Boyle’s 1996 cult movie. 99 more words

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The Seed Collectors & The A to Z of You and Me

The Seed Collectors by Scarlett Thomas

“I have no idea why everyone thinks nature is so benign and glorious and wonderful. All nature is trying to do is kill us as efficiently as possible.” 1,144 more words

Fiction Review

Spotting the (Irvine) Welsh man in Chicago.

I’m really fortunate that in my work for purpleTV I get to tell stories in a visual format, building narratives using testimony, archive and various other creative mediums. 301 more words


Godard in Glasgow, Part 1: 1978-2000

Ahead of his show at The Admiral on Friday 13th November, we asked Subway Sect legend and all round post-punk muse Vic Godard if he would like to write us something about playing in Glasgow over the years. 607 more words

Gigs In Glasgow

Ghosts, UFOs and other such things

The one, and possibly only, Samhainn post.

An old area always has ghosts. The White Lady is the most famous local one – giving her name to a local pub. 758 more words

Filth: Irvine Welsh 

You will have to bear with me on this one – I read Filth a fairly long time ago now, so it’s not quite as fresh in my mind. 337 more words


Because I Am a Girl (32/52 books challenge)

For a person who generally does not like short stories, I’ve been reading quite a few of those recently. Oh, well. This is the last collection, though. 831 more words