interview

The + in LGBTQ+: An Interview with Yasmin Benoit, Asexual Activist and Model

“I may not be in the first four letters, but I do not relate to the heterosexual experience in the slightest.” Yasmin Benoit, asexual activist and model, speaks from the ‘The + in LGBTQ+’ panel at Student Pride 2019. Discussing frequently side-lined identities such as asexuality, intersex and non-binary, the …

Sequels and the Secret Service: An Interview with Jane Goldman

Tucked away in Ham Yard Hotel, two minutes away from the hustle and bustle of Piccadilly Circus, a somewhat secret agency is hard at work promoting the latest action spy film — Kingsman: The Golden Circle. This sequel sees hero Gary ‘Egsy’ Unwin working internationally with American group The Statesman to …

A Woman in Comics: an Interview with Anthea West

We met up with Irish comic book creator Anthea West at MCM Comic Con Dublin, to discuss her popular webcomic Fate, her style of art, and what it’s like to be a women in the comics industry. Anthea is a self-published comic book writer, artist and illustrator, all under the …

Phone Sex with a Twist: An Interview with Nicole Solomon

Nicole Solomon is a Brooklyn based writer, filmmaker and phone sex worker who has managed to combine these skills to create award winning short film Small Talk, depicting phone sex work with a twist. Having worked in the phone sex industry for years, Solomon has taken that experience and turned it …

The Loremaker: an Interview with Aaron Mahnke

Aaron Mahnke is a very busy man. Creator of podcast Lore, he pulls us into the mystical, visceral realms of folklore. With every episode he recalls historic tales bound in mystery, fear and true accounts. I sit on the other end of a line connecting me to Mahnke and, with …