The cover of the book asks: “What if the weird news is the real news?” A reasonable question to pose in 2021.
Author Archives: Paulie Doyle
Paulie Doyle is a freelance journalist and writer.
At Poetry Brothel, Artists Ply Their Trade One-to-One
“We want to kind of shake you by the shoulders and go, ‘Poems!’” says organiser Andrej Kapor.
In Her New Collection, a Poet Contemplates the Meaning of Home
What it means to have a home, to miss one’s home, to live in a place far away from where one was born and raised – these questions inform much of Erin Fornoff’s “Hymn to the Reckless”.
At SPICEBAG, an Anything-Goes Space for New Queer Performers
A crop of queer cabaret nights offer a new guard of performers, eager to embrace eccentricities.
Sam Coll, on Building His Abode of Fancy
It’s taken eight years for Sam Coll’s verbose debut novel to be published.
The Grangegorman Squat, Round Two: Resistance, Circus and Hope
Squatters were evicted from the property last year. It was sold and left vacant for months, and now it’s been reoccupied. In a time of housing shortage, it’s home to at least 30 people – and soon, perhaps, more.
Cardboard Crack: A Night Among Dublin’s Magic Players
Since its launch in 1992, Magic: The Gathering has become the most-played trading card game in the world. What’s it all about?