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Behind the scenes of the Islamic State: Who are we really fighting?

As the wave of attacks that took place in Western Europe in 2015-2016 calmed down, news about ISIS has slowly faded into the background over the past couple of years. […]

A Clockwork Orange: Artistic Triumph and Sexual Perversion

It has been a whole forty-six years since the release of Kubrick’s sensationally violent film, A Clock Orange, which was based upon Burgess’ novel of the same name. The tale […]

An Economic Chasm in Darkest East London.

Tower Hamlets is a microcosm of London. The heart of the East End used to have a distinctive identity. Everyone from Karl Marx, Jack the Ripper, and Picasso walked its […]

Stop Telling Women to Smile

Sexism within rave culture is something that no doubt all female attendees have had to experience at one point in their life. Whether it’s a guy grabbing you and grinding […]

Aestheticism and Moralism in Modern Media

The combined release of Joe Berlinger’s film and documentary series about the serial killer Ted Bundy, with the latter being released on the thirtieth anniversary of his execution, have elicited […]

Praise for Mac’s Dance

Whether you’re an avid fan, have seen the odd episode or just scrolled past it on Netflix, you’ve most probably heard of FX’s celebrated sitcom It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia. Premiering on […]

If Lonely Boy, Patrick Bateman, and Mark Zuckerberg did a Mamma Mia, they’d make Joe Goldberg.

You, is like any millennial drama, bookish soft boy meets damaged, but aspiring writer, girl next door. Boy then checks out girl’s artificial and for show social media, he likes […]

Bears in Black Mirror

Just like seemingly everyone else who has access to the internet, my Christmas holiday was spent gripped by Black Mirror’s ground-breaking Bandersnatch, an interactive online drama launched by Netflix as part of Charlie Brooker’s dystopic universe. Critics have sung praise for the […]

Let’s Talk about Sects, Baby!

Middle Eastern pundits often talk about Lebanese sectarianism through a top-down power lens, one that attributes the majority of our faults to the “divide and conquer” technique of our archaic […]