The Failure of the Netflix Romance
I’ll be the first to say it: feminism ruined romance. Read more
Teen Drama: When is it Time to Grow Up?
It’s hard not to be familiar with high-school drama as a TV genre. In fact, it is immensely popular, and ever-present. But how do our relationships to it change as we age? Read more
The True Crime Trend: Sickening Fixation, or Social Commentary?￼
The true crime fascination is no longer taboo but a common place source of entertainment. But has true crime become a sickening fixation or social commentary? Read more
Sonny Hall’s ‘The Blues comes with good news’: A New Poetry of the Modern Age?
Sonny Hall’s poetic success has come seemingly out of nowhere: his debut collection, published in April 2019, went on to sell over 1.5 thousand copies within its first few months of release. But what is it about this new collection which has attracted so many, and what does it mean for poetry in a modern… Read more
What to Expect When Channel-Surfing: Childbirth Tropes in Film and TV
Flora Tucker writes about 7 common tropes in film and TV about giving birth. Read more
Farewell to the Young Adult Dystopian Era… Or Not Just Yet?
The dystopian genre has been around for nearly a hundred years. Suzanne Collins’, bestseller The Hunger Games, not only had a major influence on the rise of YA dystopian literature sales, but more importantly, it brought a new genre to Hollywood. A genre that disappeared as swiftly as it appeared. Read more
‘Purist and Elementary’: Issues of Censorship and Book Banning
Leah Golder discusses the reality of book banning and censorship. Read more
The Crystal Craze: Spirituality’s Recent Resurgence
Sarah Mckie examines spirituality’s recent resurgence Read more