Issue 8
July 1, 2021

Monkey Tennis

A compendium of excruciatingly bad pitches.

The Empty Plinth

A brief search for the great artworks that were never made.


A short story about a gay bull.

London Haunts: The Graveyard Shift

Picking up flowers and life hacks among the bones of the dead.

Club Couture

You've been subpoena’d by Anna Wintour! An inside look at London Fashion Week.

Why Are You Asking Me This?

We asked a host of eminent minds a series of inane questions.

A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum

Did they tell jokes two thousand years ago? And were they any good?

In Search of Memsahib

Looking for traces of a restaurant that no longer exists.

How to Spot a Secret Tory

How come the Conservative Party maintains power? Because these people keep voting for them.

Lunch with The Fence

The Terminator is an actor, columnist and comedian


‘Haha’ is a cover all, a verbal disguise, it’s probably the most common fig leaf since the Church took against marble penises in the 16th century.

Let the Music Use You

Marco Watt remembers the heady pomp of London’s clubbing scene.