Max Benwell

Max set up Exetera in 2011 after feeling that there wasn't enough on offer at Exeter. Since then, he has overseen six editions of the magazine, and recruited a dedicated team to ensure that the good ship Exetera still sails after he leaves to study for his MA in London come September.

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YOUR BODY IS A JPEG

Our Editor explores the recent backlash against photo retouching in the fashion industry, and the claims that it might be to blame for rising cases of eating disorders in the UK.

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INTERVIEW WITH AN AD MAN

Our Editor interviews David Miller, One of the most successful ad men of the ’80s.

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GOOD VIBES FOR SAD TIMES

Our editor runs down his favourite songs to help beat all the shit that seems to always happen in February.

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THE BIBLICAL DEFINITION OF AMERICAN BRANDING

The relationship between religious ideology and corporate branding in America is one which fascinates me, and can be best demonstrated through taking a look at the recent successes of Chick-fil-A…

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WE DIDN’T GET PAID TO SAY THIS

It’s a common practice for certain publications, in return for money, to dedicate entire sections to reviewing a product or event very positively. It is something that has arguably spread itself into the very fabric of the reviewing industry, and (quite rightly) causes suspicion amongst readers.

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EXETER MONOLOGUES: THE ARENA CARPET

“Why does Arena have a carpet?” I’ve heard you ask. Now look here. You don’t know. You don’t know the first thing about carpets.