Why Jay Z should’ve worn the thong

I’d just emerged, groggy, from a Visual Album induced coma all ready to write a piece about Beyonce’s new flirtation with feminism, when the Grammys happened and all manner of shit hit the fan. The furore of criticism that surrounds the performance ranges from Beyonce’s provocative outfit to those lyrics spouted by Jay Z. As you’re […]

The ‘Blurred Line’ Between Catchy Pop and Misogyny

I didn’t want to end up writing about it. I tried to ignore it, I did, but since I’m being subjected to it on a pretty much HOURLY basis by the radio, tv, advertising, I don’t think I can keep quiet for much longer. I am, of course, talking about the poisonous atrocity that is […]

How to live your life! The 5 step guide from advertising.

Do you ever find yourself assuming the foetal position on the bathroom floor and weeping to your rubber duck because you have no idea how to live your life? NEVER FEAR! Advertisements have gone and done the hard work and tell you exactly how to live your life, how to look, and how exactly you […]

Our Bodies Our Choice?

Recently Madonna flashed her nipple at a concert in Istanbul. The tabloids went crazy and hate-filled comments flooded the internet; fiery displays of indignation calling her ‘disgusting’, ‘pathetic’ and a ‘tramp’. Others implied she’d deserve it if she was raped. Have a look for yourself if you fancy an afternoon high on rage. Yes, perhaps […]