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One Is Not Like The Other

Being Granddad by Jocelyn Allen This pair of photos from London-based photographer Jocelyn Allen is just like looking in a mirror. I suspect there’s something slightly different about them, but I just can’t seem to put my finger on it … This project explores the theme of identity by looking at my closest relatives and myself. Though [...]

A History of Stuttering in the Movies

The new movie The King’s Speech is about George VI and his problem with stuttering. The film is being hailed for its sensitive portrayal of stuttering, which is relative to the quite insensitive way previous movies have presented the disorder. The movie, as formulaic in its way as Rocky or Rudy, is buoyed by its good [...]