Men’s offices are muckier, it’s official

Well, it's hardly surprising that men's offices have more bacteria than women's. Using the car keys to clean out earwax isn't something we associate with women, after all. And...

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What the Butler Saw: Vaudeville Theatre

With a triple whammy of household names – as if the chance to see Samantha Bond in her undercrackers wasn't enough to fill the house nightly, we also get Omid Djalili and Tim McInnery...

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Tav Falco London in-store

Post-modern pop classicist TavFalco makes rare appearance in London to promote psychogeographical book. Tav Falco was cool before cool was cool. Or so the internet would have us believe. He is, in...

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Scots Die Younger. Why?

'Income inequality, welfare policy and unemployment do not occur by accident, but as a product of the politics pursued by the government of the day'. And that statement goes a long way to...

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Fish/Glenn Hughes [Live Review]

'a night of two veteran performers both of whom have still "got it"' Tim Hall reviews. Double headline shows are an increasingly common phenomenon nowadays. In these economically...

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Solvent Abuse Hits the Uneducated Harder

Solvent abuse hits the uneducated harder because they lack 'a greater cognitive reserve that acts like a buffer'. So essentially, you can nosebag that tube of contact glue till your face...

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GV Art launch ‘Coming of Age’

'Pay your surgeon very well to break the spell of ageing' – Red Hot Chili Peppers, Californication GV Art's cross-curricular investigations into the meeting points of art and...

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Dinowalrus: Best Behavior

Warrington's Parr Hall saw the Stone Roses' comeback gig just last Wednesday, playing a free concert for fans who could produce some physical merchandise-based evidence of their devotion. Rock and...

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UFOMammut: instinctual tones – interview.

With a name that combines the weighty presence of an extinct mammal and the fancy of controversial space vehicles expect herbal smoke tinged religious commentary, long hair, and unhurried...

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Planning Permission comes to the Moon

You remember those title deeds to a chunk of the moon they used to sell in the back pages of newspapers back in the days when space exploration was the sole preserve of the superpowers? Well, just in...

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Loitered Lens: Happy Mondays [Photos]

Photos of the Happy Mondays in concert...

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Get Ready for Venus Transit of the Sun

Scientists and amateur astronomers around the world are preparing to observe the rare occurrence of Venus crossing the face of the Sun on 5-6 June, an event that will not be seen again for over a...

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Requiem and Renewal in the Shadow of Wall Street

In the Name of My Father: Requiem and Renewal in the Shadow of Wall Street On May 1, after a day of May Day activities on the streets and avenues of Manhattan, my wife and I and a troop of other OWS...

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Invisibility Cloaks One Step Nearer

Advances in cloaking technology have rarely been as exciting as they should be, mostly being based around the unwieldy idea of covering military vehicles with pixellated monitor surfaces much the...

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Trailer Trash Tracys: Hoxton Live Review.

"Pop sass braced with rock raunch, a retrodelic romp through an imaginary all-American idyll of cheerleaders, T-Birds and prom-night cooties" – Sean Keenan,Trebuchet.  On its...

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Hevy Fest lineup already looking amazing – Meshuggah

Trebuchet had so much fun last year that again we're looking to rock the flock out of commercial punk!  How awesome was it?  Almost too much and this year's line-up is already...

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Henpecking husbands improves their diet – for a while

A 'landslide of food'. Seems that the henpecked man's act of defiance is not significantly different to the dieting woman's ice-cream pigout. Healthy eating is a fine idea, but when...

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Combichrist on tour

Combichrist are a selected band of very noisey power electronic chums… devoted to dirty industrial groove and trash.  …and they're on tour!  Of course it would be great if...

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Students and Strops. An Academic in Africa

'she was overtaken with flouncy teenage indignation'. DR meets the students. The students are turning out to be the usual mix of committed, disinterested, pleasant, arrogant and outright...

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Bob Wayne and the Outlaw Carnies – Competition

312 shows in a year, 17 different countries. Bob Wayne puts in the miles, and he'll be doing this shit  till the wheels fall off this muthafucker. “I’ve always known I wanted to...

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The Reasoning: Interview

Editor's Note. Writer Tim Hall has covered a few acts for Trebuchet that can be broadly described as progressive rock. It's a label not all bands seem willing to accept, since it's...

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Violent video games turning gamers into deadly shooters

Well, duh! But never mind, perhaps the other part of the phenomenon involves gamers being able to heal serious gunshot wounds by walking into floating red cross packages. Violent video games turning...

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Kapow! Comic Convention: BDC, London

KAPOW COMIC CONVENTION Way back in the nineteen seventies super hero comics were only for the lonely (males). Comic Book Guy from The Simpsons nails the stereotype perfectly: bad hair, lousy posture,...

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Hot Chip: New Video

Hot Chip continue the build with another new video, this time for 'Night and Day'. Peter Serafinovitz is back behind the cameras on directorial duties, after his initial collaboration with...

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Maz Totterdell: Sweep

Puppyskinner, nonce. What more? Elitist pseud, naysaying neverwas, pen-envious killjoy bubble-burster. Or, as Samuel Beckett worded his most venomous insult – 'CRITIC!'. For what or who...

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Sports slow your brain

'students who participated in contact sports scored significantly lower in memory and learning skills than expected' "These results were found shortly after the season and we do not know...

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Loitered Lens: Bez [Photos]

Tripping and sunny as the buck himself, Bez. Caning it at the O2, Brixton....

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Foul-Mouthed Characters get more of Everything

My my, this is a prim piece of news. First up, note that the research comes from Brigham Young University, the Utah-based seat of Mormon higher education. Far be it for we at Trebuchet to cast...

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The Big Empty: Eating Cheetos with the Hungry Ghosts of a Corporate State Pt. 2

In a nation defined by vast wealth disparity and the deprivation it causes others on the planet, by means of impoverished lives and ecological devastation, taking more than one's share...

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Kapow Comic convention starts tomorrow

Masked denizens make prepare to have your 11×17 300dpi fanboy desires inked.   Kapow Comic Convention is recognised as one of the major UK conventions related to comic and fantasy. ...

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