Category Archive: Society

Measure of a Man: The most exciting episode of Star Trek (and it doesn’t have any action)

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Do you have a soul? Do I? Does anyone? What is a soul? Is it a metaphysical force that contains ‘you’ that our bodies simply house? Or is it just a glorified name… Continue reading

My Nail Polish? It’s called ‘Anti-Rape Red’

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  When I was little, I used to watch this show called ‘Totally Spies’. In a nutshell, it was cartoon copy of ‘Charlie’s Angels’; three girls, kicking ass, with a generic male voice to… Continue reading

Oblivion (2013) is underrated

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Oblivion, starring Tom Cruise running, deserves your attention. At the time of its release it was branded as having dull characters, reused ideas from other science fiction films and being generally uninteresting. Now… Continue reading

Lois Lane needs a comic

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So Gail Simone recently made this important point: I just want to write Lois Lane kicking ass forever, all right? Is that so wrong? — Gail Simone (@GailSimone) August 7, 2014 No Ms… Continue reading

The Ice Bucket Challenge that happens to be something to do with ALS.

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  If you’ve been floating around social media over the last few weeks, you will have no doubt encountered the ‘ALS Ice bucket challenge’. It’s a craze that has seen thousands of individuals… Continue reading

The Help: The Most Racist Anti-Racism Film Ever

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The 2011 film The Help has many things going for it; Emma Stone, high emotions, Emma Stone, great acting, Emma Stone, timely humour, Emma Stone, skin crawling villains, Emma Stone, passing the Bechdel… Continue reading

Harold and Maude gives me hope about dying

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Do you like talking about death? Do you like being reminded about it? No? Sorry, but get over it and keep reading. As an agnostic/atheist/wanna-be-sceptic I don’t believe in an afterlife. I believe… Continue reading

Woman against ‘Women Against Feminism’

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I honestly dream of the day when I can, truly, say ‘I don’t need feminism anymore, sexism no longer exists’. As simple or as impossible as that sounds, some women feel they can… Continue reading

The King’s Speech: A False Tale of Normality

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The King’s Speech; everyone’s favourite slice of homogeneous film-making about Britain. What do I mean by homogeneous? Well I mean when a film promotes an ideology that presents a nation or culture (BRITAIN!)… Continue reading

Do you like this?

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  James likes this Tina likes this Paul likes this Flo likes this   I know this is going to come off as me sounding like a grouch but I really have a… Continue reading