Gregor is a 21 year-old Journalism Masters student at Strathclyde Uni, having just graduated with a degree in French and Spanish from The University of Edinburgh. As well as writing for Source, his work has appeared in The Independent on Sunday, The Herald and The Scotsman among others. Gregor also blogs in his spare time.

REVIEW: Bullet For My Valentine – Temper Temper

Bullet for my Valentine’s first album, The Poison, gave hope to the heavy metal community that a new, post-hardcore Metallica were in our midst. Unfortunately that comparison is no longer appropriate; it was around this stage in their career that Metallicareleased the infamous ‘black album’ and Temper Temper, my friends, is no black album. The opening […]

REVIEW: Django Unchained

Denounced in some quarters as the blood spattered corpse of Hollywood’s adherence to the social contract, lauded in others as a daring attempt to dragoon America’s legacy of slavery back to the public sphere; Quentin Tarantino’s Western epic has proven every bit as provocative as any of his previous projects. However, stripped of the usual […]

8 ½ Jobs which could help you win an Oscar

With awards season well and truly underway, Gregor Cubie takes a look at where our favourite Oscar-winning actor-types started out in the world of work… Sailor Humphrey Bogart – Voted America’s greatest film star by the American Film Institute, Bogart’s reasons for joining the US navy as an 18 year-old are hotly disputed. Theories range […]

8 fictional bosses you will definitely encounter in your working life

The employer-employee relationship is such a fruitful source for observational humour and covered in such depth by movies, books and television, that frequently a work of fiction will stumble upon a  management archetype scarily close to the reality of the modern workplace. Such is the popularity of this relationship there are whole films dedicated to […]

REVIEW: The Rock Sound Riot Tour, O2 ABC, Glasgow

Billy Talent, O2 ABC, Glasgow 14 November 2012 This year’s tour from Rock Sound is headlined by Canadian Emo-Punk quartet Billy Talent, with support from the One Direction of rock, Don Broco (erroneously thanked as “Donny Broken” by BT frontman Ben Kowalewicz) and AWOLNation – whose recorded material does no justice to their savage Jack […]

The 7 most unconventional jobs done by future Presidents of the USA (and how they came in useful in the hot seat)

Although history tells us that your best shot of being President is to first be a teacher, lawyer, soldier, business-person, career politician or all of the above (like the very first president, George Washington) a handful of Commanders-in-Chief, including the newly re-elected President Obama, reached the Whitehouse via less well-trodden career paths, demonstrating that someone […]

On the 16 vote…

15-year-old Annie Shields will be one of the many under-18s getting the chance to vote in the 2014 referendum on Scottish independence. She tells us how she feels about the lowered voting age. Sitting down to write this, I was still undecided as to whether or not I thought 16 and 17-year-olds should be allowed to vote […]

8 reasons why you should never take careers advice from James Bond

With 007 storming the box office at the weekend, we, the youth of today, are bound to be subjected to the usual shtick about how men want to be him and women want to be with him, repeated ad nauseum. While being James Bond would be fantastic in his universe of fast cars, spectacular explosions […]