Tuppence Top 10 news & reviews 21st June – 4th July

OK, so two weeks worth again it is. What a loser!

Isle of Wight Festival 2010

This year’s Isle of Wight Festival was a bizarre mix of something for everyone; Spandau Ballet next to the Editors, Crowded House followed up by Vampire Weekend…

Greenberg (2010) review

Greenburg is a film that gives Ben Stiller more depth as an actor than he has ever experienced. A complicated character, a sophisticated storyline and not much in the way of action makes it a big departure…

Dara O’Briain The Apprentice: You’re Fired

What with Adrian Chiles crossing the great BBC ITV divide back in April because of the Chris Evans Friday One Show business, the beeb has been scrambling to fill his shoes on a number of fronts…

Cosmo Landesman Starstruck

Cosmo Landesman’s Starstruck is a brilliant account of the story of fame set against the backdrop of his own starstruck, mad cap family. No aspect of the so-called rise of the importance of celebrity is missed…

Apple iPad review

The launch of Apple’s iPad came on the back of the massive success of the iPhone and iPod (in all it’s forms) as well the sheer brilliance of their MacBook & iMac series…

Royal Shakespeare Company plays at the Roundhouse Theatre

The Roundhouse Theatre (Chalk Farm, London) will be home to six of William Shakespeare’s plays starting on the 30th November and running through to the 5th February 2010…

Gauguin Tate Modern

From his early years in Paris, labouring on the Panama Canal and his journeys to Tahitian paradises, Paul Gauguin travelled the world searching for inspiration for his…

Sam Smiths pubs

If you’ve ever randomly wandered into a Sam Smith pub (not to be confused with the 11th Doctor Who Matt Smith) then you’ve probably fallen in love with them already…

US hand-gun rights ruling by the Supreme Court

The right to bear arms in the USA has been a part of the US constitution since 1791, along with the rest of the Bill of Rights. It remains heavily contested, however, and earlier today…

Topman spring / summer clothing collection 2010

Andy Warhol’s pop art, 60s visual art movement has inspired large portions of fashion & media since his first solo art gallery exhibition back in 1962. Fast forward to a whole new century…

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Tuppence Magazine’s top 10 stories 7th June – 20th June 2010

The Isle of Wight Festival and camping holiday business got in the way of posts since the last top ten, so here’s a two week run down:

The Coral Butterfly House free download:

The Coral have produced a few of the most recognisable songs of the last decade, as well as recording five albums (with a mini one in between) from their debut with The Coral back in 2002…

Adam Buxton’s Big Mixtape

If you’ve been missing out on an Adam and Joe Show fix recently then you can get a methadone-esque hit with at least 50% potency from…

Yann Martel Beatrice & Virgil

Back in 2002 Yann Martel shot to international literary fame when he won the Man Booker Prize for his second novel, The Life of Pi…

Iron Man 2 on the iPod Touch & iPhone

With the growing might of Apple’s iPhone and iPod Touch gaming and the box office success of Iron Man 2 the film, the prospect of a joint…

Dara O Briain tour dates

It’s been an amazing few years for Dara O’ Briain, his stand up gigs have been a huge success and he has been consistently hilarious as the presenter on Mock the Week…

Serpentine Pavilion set for Hyde Park Glory

The Serpentine Gallery in London’s Hyde Park is well known for its iconic design exhibitions and this year’s summer pavilion follows in the footsteps of the floating…

Cote Soho French restaurant review

When you randomly stumble into a place after trawling all over Soho for a somewhere that hits your famished Saturday evening requirements, things can either go really well, or shockingly badly. Luckily, a visit to Côte turned out to be…

Minister of State for Universities & Science, David Willetts’ first speech sparks word of tuition fee increases

With just a month under his belt as the Minister of State for Universities & Science, David Willetts has given his first big speech on the state of British universities

Metal Gear Solid T-shirts at UNIQLO

UNIQLO’s men’s clothing has announced a new collaboration that will bring cult computer game Metal Gear Solid to their London high street stores…

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Tuppence Magazine’s top 10 stories 30th May – 6th June 2010

It’s been a packed week at Tuppence. Top stories are:

Wintersleep New Inheritors album review:

While New Inheritors is build around traditional north American indie rock, it is also filled with a variety of different sounds that give the album the depth…

Eastbound & Down DVD review:

Danny’s McBride’s antihero typecasting saw him nail Red in Pineapple Express, but it’s in his own show, Eastbound & Down, that he really gets to shine. Playing egomaniac…

Ricky Gervais & Stephen Merchant write new BBC2 comedy Life’s Too Short:

Coming to BBC 2 soonish, the show will follow the life of Warwick Davies, show business dwarf, although I’m hoping that it will be in the same twisted way that…

To Hell With Publishing releases first novel, Grant Gillespie’s The Cuckoo Boy:

London’s new indie publishing house To Hell With Publishing has taken it’s first big step with its little loaded slingshot in hand. 2010 saw them launch To Hell With…

Formula 1 2010 hits the PS3, Xbox 360 & PC DVD:

Ever since the might of team Brawl stole the stage in Formula 1 in 2009, the sport has taken a big boost in action and excitement. On the back of the hype for the 2010…

A review of Mark Haddon’s Polar Bears play at the Dunmar Theatre, London:

Following the roller coaster lives of John (Richard Coyle) and his bi-polar wife Kay, as they struggle to keep a hold of each other when the darkness drops on…

Artes Mundi 4 at the National Museum Cardiff:

This year’s Artres Mundi finalists have shone brighter than the sun at the National Museum Cardiff. Stand out productions from Fernando Bryce and Olga…

Loch Fyne, Cowbridge restaurant review:

A night of fine dining is what I reckon you’re guaranteed at Loch Fyne, Cowbridge, South Wales. With a mix of classic fish and sea food dishes and some unique recipes, it’s a taste…

Rising tension between North & South Korea:

Tension between North Korea and South Korea took a turn for the worst recently, plunging the countries into the worst bad blood since the violent maritime clashes of 1999 and 2002…

Lucette brings the cyber warrior to the catwalk:

Our shout for most striking catwalk show of 2010 to date goes to Lucette’s Cyber Warrior spring / summer collection. In addition to the new designs the hair for each of the models was a big part of the overall look…

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