Since the pandemic, people have undeniably turned to playing video games as a way of keeping themselves entertained with their newfound free time. And perhaps they aren’t so bad as we might think?
Being “That Girl” Sustainably
Since lockdown began, there’s been emphasis upon improving oneself … to become a “better you”. But, what does this actually mean?
Don’t Get It Twisted… / The Biopic Movie and Its Legitimacy on Our Screens
Isabelle Merralls highlights the recent rise of the biopic and questions this raises regarding historical accuracy.
Calling for Accountability or a Witch-Hunt Without Mercy?
No one is safe from the clutches of cancelling. Your favourite celebrity is a mere tweet away from having their whole career questioned. So why do people become ‘keyboard warriors’ and begin a tirade of abuse? Surely these attacks make the persecutor just as bad as the defendant, and maybe even worse in some cases?
‘That Girl’: You Don’t Have to Be Her
Eliza Gill discusses the reality of ‘That Girl’
Queen of Fantasy?
By Georgia Austin A queen of the romantic fantasy genre- but why is Sarah J Maas facing backlash? Boasting sales of over 12 million copies, translated into 37 different languages, it’s undeniable […]
Pretty Privilege in Publishing: When Instagram Meets Books
Cara Lee discusses the way in which publishing has become a problematic popularity and beauty contest.
The Demonised Behind the Glamourised – All That’s Wrong With Becoming “That Girl”.
Emily Smith discusses the recent “That Girl” trend on TikTok and why it’s problematic.
All things Audio: The rise of the paperless book
We are reading more books. During the pandemic one medium in particular reached new heights: the audiobook.
The Power of ‘Deuxmoi’: My obsession with the real life Gossip Girl
Where were you when you found out that Kim Kardashian and Kanye West were divorcing? When Scarlett Johnanson and Colin Jost got married and, most frighteningly, when the allegations of Armie Hammer’s cannibalism catapulted into pop culture news?