Jun 19, 2015
It’s Standard Issue mixtape/Spotify playlist time again, and this time Sooz Kempner’s taken charge.
Apr 23, 2015
Standard Issue writers are revisiting a film/book/TV series to see if it’s stood the test of time. This week, Sooz Kempner wonders if 10 Things I Hate About You will shoot her in the arse with an arrow of hilarity.
Dec 19, 2014
The Simpsons has been giving us tough, real (if bright yellow) women for two and a half decades. Long may it continue, says Sooz Kempner.
Jan 12, 2015
Lena Dunham’s Girls returns to Sky Atlantic for a fourth series tonight. Sooz Kempner explains its appeal.
Oct 29, 2014
Sooz Kempner reflects on a life of pink satin tailcoats, horses called Fancy and the woman who introduced her to “the most feminist sport of all”.
Feb 16, 2015
Standard Issue writers are penning a letter to their hometown. Here, Sooz Kempner reflects on the (sort-of) softening of her relationship with the “nondescript, and kind of threatening” Horley.
Mar 17, 2015
So, you’ve finished The Wire, Breaking Bad and The Killing but you’re still hungry for more boxsets. Fear not, Standard Issue writers are on the case with some hidden gems you might not yet have seen. This week Sooz Kempner suggests sitcom It’s Always Sunny In Philadelphia.