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In Defence of Disney
Film/TV / Misc.

In Defence of Disney

Disney lovers of the 21st century are plagued with a nagging sense of guilt for enjoying the old classics like Sleeping Beauty and Snow White, namely because of their outdated ideas about femininity and romantic relationships. Today, concern and frustration is expressed about an all-pervading ‘princess’ culture promoting passivity, unattainable appearance and distorted notions of romantic … Continue reading

In Memory of L’Wren Scott
Fashion

In Memory of L’Wren Scott

  Last month, on March 17th, fashion designer L’Wren Scott committed suicide in her New York apartment.  Her company, LS Fashion Ltd, as we have since been informed, was facing financial crisis and she had been forced to cancel her London Fashion Week show in February, claiming production delays.  Despite this, Scott had a glittering career, and … Continue reading

Acquired Tastes
Music

Acquired Tastes

A familiar comment labelled at today’s music scene is that it’s “all the same” – that hundreds of artists are just churning out effectively the same song to continue brainwashing the gullible masses and consolidate the hegemonic dominance of the major labels, furthering the evil capitalist project and contributing to the gradual destruction of planet … Continue reading

Review: Dallas Buyers Club
Film/TV

Review: Dallas Buyers Club

 ‘Dallas Buyers Club’ presents us with Texas rodeo, Ron (Matthew McConaughey), whose life is drastically altered when he is told he is HIV positive and has 30 days to live. Set against the politics of the late 80s and the fears of AIDs and homosexuals, Ron battles with acceptance. He travels to Mexico in search … Continue reading

Beach Bars in Ghana
Travel

Beach Bars in Ghana

Ghana, for some unfathomable reason, has not yet exploded with tourism, despite being one of the safest and interesting countries in Africa. It is quietly growing more and more popular, with many of its most beautiful and frequented tourist destinations found along the south coast. A heavy aspect of Ghana’s attraction lies in its beach … Continue reading