Riverside: Love, Fear and the Time Machine

Riverside: Love, Fear and the Time Machine

By Jordan Blum

Ten years on, Riverside remain as special as ever, and Love, Fear and the Time Machine is their truest work of art. 1 Sep 2015 // 2:30 AM

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Double Take: The African Queen (1951)

// Short Ends and Leader

"What a time they had, Charlie and Rosie. They'll never lack for stories to tell their grandchildren. And what a time we had at Double Take discussing the spiritual and romantic journey of the African Queen.

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