Hello! Rife Magazine ceased publishing new work in July 2022.

We've kept the magazine online as an archive and hope you'll still continue to enjoy all of its contributions from the last 8 years.

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Aaron Drapkin

Originally from Birmingham, Aaron moved to Bristol to study Philosophy in 2015. After graduating, he became the Bristol co-editor of online student satire website The Whip and regularly blogs for meta-media analysis project ThinkCitizen. When he’s not writing, Aaron loves playing guitar, talking politics and the often painful experience of supporting Arsenal Football Club.

Philosophy should be taught in primary schools

Aaron ruminates on why he reckons the infamously lofty subject should be taught to younger children

Things full of beans that shouldn’t be full of beans: from Bristol to viral

Aaron talks to one of the people behind the disgustingly compulsive meme page and asks him, 'why?'