Eirwen Abberley Watton draws our attention towards an often ignored sub-genre – climate fiction – and the tangible impacts it has.
Picture this scenario. You come home to find an email from a stranger saying they’ve hacked your computer. They send you evidence proving this statement. Then they demand you follow their instructions or else they’ll expose your terrible secret. What would do in response? This is what Shut Up and Dance, the third episode in […]
Ever uttered those pivotal words: “if it doesn’t get 11 likes, I’ll delete it”? If so, Nosedive is probably aimed at you. Don’t worry: it’s aimed at me too. In fact, let’s lump the whole of the Instagram generation in there. Gosh, imagine what we’d be like if this manic need for positive reinforcement leaked […]
Creepy, right? The idea that someone could read my mind makes me really uneasy, although it’s mostly thinking of cute dogs or food. Nevertheless, I can’t help thinking what it would be like to be able to read someone’s mind. Would it make life easier, easing the paranoia of not knowing? Or would I just […]
With the recent release of The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 2 has come a slew of trailers for other teen dystopian movies. The genre has been increasingly popular since the success of the first few Hunger Games movies, with releases such as Divergent and The Maze Runner, and trailers popping up for even more post-apocalyptic movies, such […]
An Android Awakes, a graphic novel written by Mike French and illustrated by Karl Brown released November 13th this year, is one of the most unsettling, disorienting reads I’ve come across in a long time. Neither a comic book nor a traditional novel, it’s an intriguing story that challenges what we perceive to count as […]
In a surprise announcement today, the government revealed that they will be bringing Halloween mazes to the masses, via a travelling funfair that will tour the country over the coming weeks. The maze, which will operate under the name “Corbyn’s Britain”, will visit a number of major constituencies in Britain, including Exeter, Brighton Pavilion, Edinburgh South, […]