HERE’S JOHNNY!

The Shining (1980) is undoubtably a masterpiece of a movie. Based on Stephen King's dark and twisted 1977 novel, directed by Stanley Kubrick in his prime and with Jack Nicholson at his menacing best, it's a complete thrill-ride, a rush, utterly enthr

MARK TATULLI: THE INTERVIEW

With the release of his new book "Short & Skinny" we had the chance to interview Mark Tatulli, a man who is very talented with a pen in his hand. He first came to our attention via his brilliantly dark comic strip Liō but with a career which incl

LIVE REVIEW: FUTURE BODIES

Future Bodies, Home Theatre - Fuck It

We were lucky enough to be invited along to the press night for Future Bodies this week, a play which is part of the Manchester Science Festival and running at HOME Theatre from Fri 28 Sep 2018 – Sat 13 Oct 2018. The tagline is... The future is comi

CLASSIC SIMPSONS – SEASONS 2 TO 8

How can we possibly have a website about pop culture without talking about The Simpsons. We're talking Classic Simpsons. Arguably they had an impact on the 90's like The Beatles did on the 60's. A mark of their success could be measured on marketing,

OLLY KNIGHTS: THE INTERVIEW

We here at The Journalix are big fans of Turin Brakes. We're not going to introduce them to you as they've been around since the year 2000, but if you really don't recognise the name I'm sure you'll know their music. Lead singer Olly Knights original

TOP 10 SEGA MEGA DRIVE GAMES

Whassssssssssuuuuuppp! Wait, what? We have to go even further back? Ok, well I can't quite find an advertising slogan to greet you with from the early 90's but yes it's time for us to delve right into nostalgia as we proudly present you our combined ...

SAFELY ENDANGERED: THE INTERVIEW

One of the highlights of MCM Manchester this year was meeting the wonderfully talented Chris McCoy, the man behind the quite brilliant comic strip Safely Endangered. If you follow us on Twitter or Instagram you'll know this from our #SaturdayStrip fe

GIG: LIAM GALLAGHER

We secured our tickets months ago, and watched the social media and TV coverage of all the festivals he’s played this summer. But tonight’s the night us Mancunians have been waiting for. Liam’s biggest solo gig to date. 50,000 fans, all ages, all the...

REFORM DOVES

Have you heard the rumours? No, us neither. We've heard hints of Doves in Jimi Goodwin's solo work and the Williams' twins Black Rivers album, both fine records in their own right. But when you fuse them together it gives us something unique. Is it h...

LIVE REVIEW: THE MANCHESTER PROJECT

What makes me Mancunian? The geography? Sure, I've lived here all my life. My football team of choice? The mighty blues, which also suggests I'm local. My accent? Not quite Liam and Noel but it's clear I'm a Northern girl. A passion for m...

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