All posts tagged expectations

How Downton Abbey Ruined My Sex Life

As any homosexual my age knows, life is burdened with insurmountable expectations. There is the unreachable twink physique, the eternal desire to have voluminous hair, and the pressure to enjoy […]

Feeling lonely? You’re not alone

When I was trying to find a theme for this column, I spent ages looking for something that I really felt passionate about, until I realised it had been staring […]

Uber v. TFL: A Brief Explainer

Panic on the streets of London… Thus was the reaction that engulfed the capital’s usually sober masses, as it was announced that TFL had chosen not to renew Uber’s licence, […]

Sexist adverts: has anything changed?

Hopefully the majority of us today would be appalled by vintage ads that are not so subtly sexist. With titles such as, “Gray hair cost her her job!” and “No […]

A Jolly Old Sodding Christmas

Christmas is a story of blissful perfection that the entire world has been conditioned to buy into. It has become more of a secular holiday; the whole Jesus-born-in-Bethlehem scene seems […]

Video Killed the Radio Star: The Visual Album

In the last half-century, the music industry has been subjected to a continuous evolution. Starting in the post-war era of the 1950s, great improvements to the design of the microphone […]