Catherine Lloyd and Olivia Garrett debate the pros and cons of binge watching.
The trailer for one of Netflix’s most recent teen romcoms, Sierra Burgess Is A Loser, caught my attention. A protagonist, and actor (Stranger Things’s Shannon Purser), who does not fit the traditional body expectations that so many leading ladies in this genre (and indeed, visual media in general) adhere to. And because this movie excited […]
The new season of Stranger Things hit our screens this year and we’re still mad for it, so we’re unlocking the curiosity door again and taking a trip through the most weird, wonderful, and vaguely disturbing scientific stories from the past year. Skull cults usually form for one of two reasons … Young Blood There’s […]
I know, and I’m sorry. Sorry that all of you have been sucked into the mediocre world of simple plots and boring conclusions. Sorry that you are forced to watch characters who range from “I’m pretty cool because I like coffee” police chiefs to the joint-world record holders of “most annoying children in the world” […]
Stranger Things is not only set in 1983, but it really feels like it was made in 1983. The show is painstakingly dedicated to its era, with more 80s pop culture references than you can shake a stick at, therefore getting every detail spot on, down to the last book cover, is paramount, and that […]
This album is about vampires, as ‘The Great Undressing’ glibly admits. Blood Bitch, however, is really an “investigation of blood” and the myths surrounding it; why is it easier to speak of vampires than it is of menstruation? What makes one type of blood-myth less taboo than another? The vampiric conceit speaks to fantasy, but […]
Over the last few years it would be fair to say that, in society, the feeling of nostalgia is something that we have grown attached to. Vinyl record sales are at an all time high, ‘vintage’ clothing has become something of a trend, and films and TV shows that hearken back to years gone by […]