All posts tagged American Dream

For Music Lovers: Kerouac’s On the Road

On the Road, written by Jack Kerouac, is considered a defining work of the post-war period. Now, in case you are one of the few that has never heard of […]

The British Museum presents: The American (Unobtainable?) Dream

The American nation, currently in a politically frenzied state not that dissimilar from our own, still unfortunately showcases yet also battles scenarios of racism, feminism, and many more “isms”. The […]

The Struggling Artist in Film Musicals

I began writing this piece in the wake of the La La Land hype that was sweeping the world. For the record, I did enjoy it though I see its […]

LGBT History Month through Film

In the UK, we have the month of February to remember, remind, and educate ourselves on LGBT history – much akin to Black History Month. This year is particularly poignant as it […]

Why Trump’s Victory Is Not a Shock.

“I didn’t actually think he would win”, “I’m so surprised Trump won”, “I’m in shock”. I’m not being cynical but why do people say these things? Are you surprised that […]