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.

The Rife Team

Cal Russell-Thompson

Aged 23 and faced with the choice between a career in English teaching or getting a foot in the door of the art world, Cal has decided to just do both and let the whole thing play out. Bristol seemed like a nice place for this, so squint at the Watershed, the Arnolfini or the ICIA in Bath, and you’ll make him look really blurry as he loiters around there on weekends. The rest of the time he’s supply teaching, getting overexcited about Donna Tartt novels, and watching series after series of goodness-knows-what on Netflix. We’ve all done it.

FEATURE: Volunteering At Ujima Radio

RIFE FEATURES: For our October theme I Am Bristol, Cal opens the doors to community stalwart Ujima Radio to show...

GamerGate: What Is It Really About?

Cal Russell-Thompson takes us through the history of GamerGate, its multiple origin stories and tries to work out what it's...

Story-Dwelling: The Big Adventure Games Revival

Cal Russell-Thompson reminisces about his favourite adventure games and points and clicks at its revival.