All posts tagged controversial

How Kanye Functions.

I’ve been spending half a month wrapping my head around Kanye West and our hypocritical champagne socialist media complex and then he went and decided to become apolitical out of […]

Heathers: teenage murder-comedy turns 30

Michael Lehmann’s cult dark-comedy Heathers is celebrating its 30th anniversary with a re-mastered re-release in UK cinemas. And with this comes the opportunity to have another look at the film that cemented both Winona Ryder […]

Rights and Sentiments- an Introduction.

170 years ago, the Declaration of Rights and Sentiments (originally published as simply the Declaration of Sentiments) was given at the Seneca Falls Convention in New York. The authors of […]

Is there finally royal representation?

There has been a lot of discussion surrounding the recent Royal Wedding of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle.  Before and after it’s televisation on the 19th of May 2018 everything […]

Clockwork Orange and the Politics of Art

It’s been 46 years since the release of Kubrick’s sensationally violent film, A Clockwork Orange, based upon Burgess’s equally strange novel of the same title. The book is a dystopian […]

Is Channel 4’s Ackley Bridge helping combat racial stereotypes in Britain?

Searching for something to watch this reading week?    Ackley Bridge is a new drama that first premiered on Channel 4 on June 7th 2017, with its last episode of the first series airing on July 12th.   If […]

The Alchemist

For selfish reasons I almost didn’t write this article… You see, the place I am going to tell you about is not only my favourite London hotspot, but almost too good […]

Leigh Bowery

Leigh Bowery was a man who was confidently unconventional. An icon. An enigma. The Australian-born performance artist, designer and model for artist, Lucian Freud, created controversial looks and embraced a […]

Naked Attraction: Dating That’s Only Skin Deep

Unless you’ve been living under a rock, you may have heard of Channel 4’s new and incredibly controversial dating show, Naked Attraction. It has been deemed revolutionary by some and others consider […]