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Doctor Who and the Pesky Pockets: A Comic in Time and Space

Following her regeneration, 13 realises her old clothes don’t fit anymore and has to find something new to wear. Unfortunately, in doing so, the Doctor faces her most fearsome enemy yet… women’s clothing! Following a discussion—and more than a little nudge— with our resident Doctor Who expert, Rachel Charlton-Dailey, in which …

Dragonstone – Game of Thrones Recap S7E1

After what felt like an eternity, Game of Thrones finally returned to our screens on June 17, for the Season 7 premiere –  Dragonstone. After an 11-month hiatus, Winter is definitely here and we were ready for it, but with all the excitement there may have been a few things …

America’s Next Top Model is Woke AF

I’m a big fan of trashy TV. For a long time, my favourite programme was The Only Way Is Essex; and my idea of a banging weekend is binge watching Pretty Little Liars and Gossip Girl in my pyjamas. Sure, I love a good documentary as much as the next …

Like a Queen: Book Review

The old saying ‘I laughed, I cried’ needs updating to ‘I laughed, I cried, and I may have also snorted’. In case you’ve missed out on Constance, she is an Australian blogger, usually writing about kids, mum stuff, wife stuff, and family life… but she is still relevant to those …

52 Films by Women: July

Every month our writers will be submitting their fave films directed by women, one for every week of the year! Have any suggestions? Tweet us @The_Nopebook with the hashtag #52FilmsbyWomen or email our Screen Queen at media@thenopebook.com — The Edge of Seventeen (2016) – Kelly Fremon Craig Kelly Fremon Craig’s The Edge of Seventeen …

Recaps and Revelations at MCM Comic Con Ireland 2017

MCM Comic Con Ireland has been held in Dublin every year since 2014. MCM holds conventions all over the UK, in Ireland and even Germany. This year it ran from the 1st-2nd July and although it was during the prime Summer months, it was a little quieter than previous years. …

The Play That Goes Wrong: Theatre Review

This review is of The Play That Goes Wrong at Nottingham Theatre Royal, 5 July 2017. The play begins before it actually begins, with a group of hapless stage hands frantically rushing around the gathering audience, asking if anyone has seen a small dog and bickering amongst themselves. This pre-spectacle …

Accio Diversity: Retroactive Representation in Harry Potter

Over the last twenty years I have been certain that I loved Harry Potter, but of late JK Rowling has insisted on complicating our relationship. Recently I have had to mute her on Twitter so clearly the woman who I once thought could do no wrong is testing my patience. …