The power of art lies in its ability to make us feel things. Some say it is better to receive a negative reaction to your art than none at all, as at least it means you have made someone feel something. Yet currently, in the height of ‘cancel culture’ the freedom of art is being challenged, and it seems art is losing its right to offend.
Tia Duff During the first lockdown The National Theatre brought their productions to our homes for free, making theatre accessible in a way it has never been before. As someone who has […]
“The outbreak of a mysterious and deadly disease” and the search for a vaccine. Is this an extract from the BBC on the developments of COVID-19? No, this is the synopsis to Stanley Johnson’s novel The Virus.
Emily Cooper Smith Are you an avid reader who finds it hard to fathom why certain people dislike reading? For some, Aphantasia could be the answer. If I told you to think […]
“shit just got real” – is very much the appropriate reaction to working with Samuel L Jackson. And it’s come from Lucy Eaton, as she talks to me about working on the BBC’s hit lockdown series Staged.
Ken Kesey’s first published novel One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest saves to be a story that is more than just a simple journey taken with characters.
How ‘driver’s license’ unveiled the deeply patriarchal love triangles of pop culture
Is the book always better than the film? It may be considered a universal truth that the film is an inferior, diluted copy of the book it was born from.
Taylor Swift’s 2020 albums are a product of the pandemic, but they also allow a break from it. Through her writing, she shows us what escapism really means.
The ground shakes on impact and we scream, shout and make inhuman noises. Our teachers look on, smiling at our rambunctious, too-smart-for-their-own-good group full of black joy.