Posts By Thomas Gorton

Maria Pasenau’s new exhibition captures a year of intimate self-portraits

Maria Pasenau’s 365 Days of Pasenau

Every day, from 11th October 2018 to 11th October 2019 – regardless of where she was or what was happening in her life – artist Maria Pasenau took a photograph of herself. Her new exhibition, 365 Days of Pasenau, is comprised of these daily pictures and debuts at the Piccadilly Circus location of Antonia Marsh’s gallery, Soft Opening. The show, which is curated by Dazed’s Editor-In-Chief read more raquo;

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One dose of magic mushrooms can reduce depression for years, says study


A compound found in magic mushrooms has been shown to provide “significant improvements” in reducing the stress and anxiety in cancer patients.

The compound, called psilocybin, can reduce the anxiety in patients up to five years after being taken, according to researchhellip;

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No, TikTok, you can’t taste soy sauce with your testicles

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The Jackass mentality – AKA willing to do a lot of stupid shit for views – is alive and thriving on TikTok, everyone. From the Kylie Jenner Lip Challenge to the collective eating of tide pods there have been some absurd trends over the years and now TikTok users have started dipping their testicles in soy sauce. Why? Because they can.

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See inside the making of Quentin Tarantino’s Once Upon A Time In Hollywood

See inside the making of Once Upon A Time In Hollywood

Last year, Quentin Tarantino returned to our screens with his ninth masterpiece, Once Upon A Time In Hollywood, a film documenting a faded television actor’s strive to achieve fame in Hollywood’s Golden Age: 1969 Los Angeles. Now, the treasury of Tarantino themes, concepts, and inspirations has been brought to us in the form of a 30-minute featurette offering a new insight into the film’s production. 

The documentary, titled A Lovehellip;

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Imagining what the ‘Festival of Brexit’ will be like

Imagining what the ‘Festival of Brexit’ will be like

Brexit is happening this Friday (January 31) and – depressingly – there’s nothing anyone can do to stop it. Thanks to his increased Tory majority in the December election, Boris Johnson was able to get his deal through parliament without a hitch, despite the fact that the uncertainty around a future trade deal could read more raquo;

Selfridges says goodbye to all plastic-based glitter

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Ever since Euphoria hit our screens last summer, we’ve all been obsessed with throwing as much glitter at our faces that will stick – thanks to make-up artist Donni Davy.

While that looks great, the impacts on the planet are not so great. In fact, the microplastics that appear in the majority of cosmetic glitters destroy marine life and ultimately have an impact on us when they enter the food chain. However, recent studieshellip;

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From wild subway parties to late-night drag shows: RIP Opening Ceremony

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Opening Ceremony wasn’t just a place to shop. Founded by Carol Lim and Humberto Leon in 2002, it was an immersive cultural hub where friendships were formed, careers blossomed, and intersectional communities established themselves. What OC offered transcended retail experience, as it became a fully-fledged destination. And then, just a few weeks ago, it shut its physical doors for good. 

It was ahellip;

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Jonathan Glazer’s Under the Skin is being made into a TV series

Under the Skin

A television series based on Jonathan Glazer’s 2014 film Under the Skin is currently in the works.

The TV series, which has been in the works for years, is in a bidding war between reigning film gods A24 (Midsommar, Uncut Gems, and more), which is working with Glazer on his upcoming film, and Silver Reel, which produced the originalhellip;

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