2018 in culture

Film

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Books

  • Michael Palin - A Sackful of Limericks
  • Michael Wolff - Fire And Fury: Inside The Trump White House
  • Ben Loory - Tales of Falling and Flying
  • Robert Macfarlane - The Gifts of Reading (printed essay)
  • George Orwell - Politics and the English Language (printed essay)
  • Haruki Murakami - Hear The Wind Sing
  • Jonathan Coulton & Matt Faction - Solid State
  • Haruki Murakami - Pinball, 1973
  • Richard Ayoade - The Grip of Film
  • Douglas Coupland - Microserfs
  • Franz Kafka - The Trial
  • Mitch Grinter & Brendan Dando - Homer's Odyssey: An Embiggened Simpsons Guide
  • Douglas Coupland - Shampoo Planet

Live music

  • The Go! Team - 22/01, Rough Trade Bristol
  • Typan, Martyrial, and Flowerpot - 29/01, The Mother's Ruin
  • Damon & Naomi - 13/02, Rough Trade Bristol
  • Dead! (+ xx) - 21/02, The Louisiana

Live comedy

  • Greg Davies: You Magnificent Beast (+ Barry Castagnola) - 24/01, Colston Hall
  • Mat Ewins: Adventureman 7 (+Steph Browne & Joanne McNally)

Theatre

  • Punk Rock (wri. Simon Stephens, dir. Lisa Gregan) - The Lantern

TV

  • Black Mirror - Series 4
  • Inside No. 9 - Series 4
  • The End Of The ****-ing World - Series 1
  • Brooklyn Nine Nine - Season 4
  • Broad City - Season 3
  • Roast Battle UK - Series 1
  • Big Mouth - Season 1
  • The Good Place - Season 2
  • Great News - Season 1
  • Great News - Season 2
  • Black-ish - Season 3
  • The Marvelous Mrs Maisel - Season 1
  • The Joel McHale Show with Joel McHale - Season 1