‘Public Domain Day’, otherwise known as New Year’s Day , marks the expired copyright on texts entering the public domain. A. A. Milne’s Winnie the Pooh, Ernest Hemingway’s The Sun Also Rises and Agatha Christie’s The Murder of Roger Ackroyd to name a few released in 2022. The significance of giving way to creative licence can be seen in the development since The Great Gatsby’s release in the US in 2021, with 34 new print editions published in the past year and the development of a television adaptation by Michael Hirst.
By Luise Werner Source of puzzle picture Between the UK and Germany You might say Germans just don’t have any humour. I’m saying we draw an invisible, hard-to-define line where funny stops […]
Musical theatre wasn’t always deemed as a particularly ‘cool’ part of popular culture. But, have we reached a turning point?
Sarah McKie discusses the problems of Depop and the fashion industry.
Everyone who has received education in the Philippines is familiar with the writings of José Rizal, the country’s national hero or bayani. His duology Noli me Tangere and El filibusterismo exposes Spain’s brutal governance and their heinous treatment of Filipino nationals.
Opinions are a necessity. But I have to ask, have we as a society become too opinionated?
Most of you have probably at least once in your life clicked on an article or video expounding the juicy secrets behind Finland’s success in global education rankings. They paint a picture that seems almost utopian, to say the least.
Since lockdown began, there’s been emphasis upon improving oneself … to become a “better you”. But, what does this actually mean?
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?
We have probably all seen culture secretary Nadine Dorries’ recent car crash interview where she seems as much of a parody as comedian Sooz Kempner’s mocking impression. This follows the seemingly endless flow of memes about this Tory government and the cringeworthy clowns who make up Boris Johnson’s cabinet.