From ‘First Kiss’ to ‘Undress Me’ – awkwardly juggling science and Cyrus

[youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pKZa-Kb4Nng]   Perhaps I am revealing myself as a cynic, but Tatia Pilieva’s ‘First Kiss’ (a video of ten pairs of strangers sharing a kiss) was, as the tender examination of romance it was purported to be, pretty excruciating. The “beautiful moments [that] took place when nothing was happening”, in the words of Pilieva, […]

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Want your Rad Romance?

The majority of Oxford students are free spirits, rakish profligates or ‘single pringles’. Many lead, I imagine, a passionate life, filled with whirlwind romances founded on a shared appreciation of Tesco’s vodka and Hassan’s. Others curl up with a new brand of confectionary each weekend. Significantly fewer pine away their solitary hours hoping beyond hope […]

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