The Prestige (Glasgow edition): Michael Neto


Michael Neto is a Glasgow-based magician. He has won the title of Scottish Close-Up Magic Champion four times in a row – the first magician ever to do so. He has show at this year’s Glasgow Comedy festival  (The Space, March 22 & 30, 8pm). I caught up with him to see if I couldn’t pin down the secret to his uncanny powers… “Before More...

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By Hard-Copy On Tuesday, January 29th, 2013

Off the Wall

  By John Latimer   Crime or art form, streetscapes have sparked debate since the Banksy effect of 2006, when the Bristol born artist brought graffiti to the fore. But you don’t have to travel to England More...

(Self Portrait: Picture by Alistair Canlin)
By Hard-Copy On Tuesday, December 18th, 2012

Print and be Damned

(Self Portrait: Picture by Alistair Canlin)   Alistair Canlin leads a double life. By day he works with retailers in Glasgow, by night he works with strippers, zombies and murders and he’s not alone. “There More...

(David Greig: Picture by K. Ribbe)
By Hard-Copy On Tuesday, December 18th, 2012

Guilty Pleasures

  (David Greig: Picture by K. Ribbe)   By Kady Reilly Charlie and the Chocolate Factory is a guilty pleasure for many of us and next spring, London’s West End will launch its own take of the classic, More...

By Jack Baxter On Wednesday, December 12th, 2012

Artisan Mezcal Hits Glasgow

  The first time I had the pleasure of trying Mezcal it was like smelling a young Islay whisky. It was big and smoky like Ardbeg, had subtle cocoa aromas similar to Caol Ila, the fruitiness of Bunnahabhain More...

By pettigrew On Thursday, November 29th, 2012

How To Make It As A TV Chef Via Gumtree.

  Having found myself without a job about this time last year, I took to trawling popular flatmate finder, swap shop, tat emporium, and general classifieds website Gumtree on a daily basis. Averaging two More...

Beware of Toilet snakes
By pettigrew On Friday, November 23rd, 2012

EXCLUSIVE : The Truth About Toilet Snakes!

  Before I go, I always have to flush the toilet once, then lift the seat to make sure that there are no snakes underneath it every time I visit the gents. I blame this on the tabloids and a nasty incident More...

legs - by Renato @ Mainland China
By HardCopy On Saturday, October 27th, 2012

Hard-Copy Guide to Paying for Sex

It’s 21:02, we put our order in about half an hour ago.  I doubt that they’ll keep their promise of a 30 minute delivery time but, then again, I doubt that Glasgow pimps care much for trading standards. The More...

By HardCopy On Tuesday, October 9th, 2012

The Hard-Copy Guide to Heroin – What Happened When We Tried To Buy It.

We’ve called a meet to plan out an article on heroin. Small problem; most of our ‘meets’ normally take place at Brewdog and “planning” has become synonymous with getting hammered. The More...