How Can We Step Out Of 2020’s Dark Shadow?

It’s neither bold nor new to admit that this year, 2020, has been a nightmarish fever dream that we’d all love to wake up from. Alas, I regret to inform you that this isn’t a dream: you are awake, reading the latest copy of The Indiependent, maybe wondering how this year could get any worse […]Read More

Game Review: Doom Eternal

Released: March 2020Rated: M (Blood and Gore, Intense Violence) Are you feeling angry at the world for not giving us a single break in four months? Looking for a way to take out that anger? Do you support the annihilation of demonic forces that would rather see you rot in Hell? If you answered yes […]Read More

Keeping up with the Coronavirus

It’s in times like these where I like to remind myself of the wise words from The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy: “DON’T PANIC”. I’ll not lie to you, I’ve been trying to get this written for almost a week. Now that we’re all on lockdown, it’s a perfect time to reflect on all the […]Read More

Top TV of the Decade: JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure

Welcome to The Indiependent’s Top TV of the Decade! Deputy Opinion editor Jacob Fleming explores the cult-hit anime, JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure… This popular manga written by Hirohiko Araki had received a number of poor film and TV adaptations before David Production released the rights to produce their own anime. With this, JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure: Phantom […]Read More

Top TV of the Decade: Parks and Recreation

Welcome to The Indiependent’s Top TV of the Decade! Our new Deputy Opinion Editor, Jacob Fleming, tells us why Mike Schur’s Parks and Recreation made his list… Unpopular Opinion: Parks and Recreation (Parks & Rec) is better than US rendition of The Office. Yeah, I said it. I am aware I’m cheating a little here, […]Read More

General Election 2019

I felt that I’d be writing something along these lines, but not in my wildest dreams did I think it would be like this. The Conservatives were ahead in the polls from the get-go and although Labour’s closing of the gap to trailing by 9 points, it was never going to be an easy win. […]Read More

Mr Robot: A Look at the Final Season

MAJOR SPOILERS FOR ALL OF MR ROBOT UP UNTIL EPISODE 4.03 Forbidden Two years after the finale of season 3, Sam Esmail’s ground-breaking drama Mr Robot, centred around everyone’s favourite unreliable narrator/hacker Elliot Alderson, has entered its final season. I know I’m a little late to review each episode individually but, in this article, you […]Read More

A Decade of Video Games: 5 of the Decade’s Most

As we begin to enter the season of Autumn by grabbing our jackets as we walk out the front door, it dawned on me that this is the final massive video game release window of the decade. The years 2010-2019 have seen the release of a new generation of consoles, games that moved us to […]Read More

TV Review: Game of Thrones S8E6 – ‘The Iron Throne’

‘Do not be sad that it is over. Be happy that it happened.’ I can’t help but apply this term to the end of Game of Thrones: one of the most popular, influential and ground-breaking television shows of all time. Yes, I know, we’re all sad and angry (some more than others considering the petition […]Read More

Why are shows like Big Mouth and Sex Education so

I always grew up with the idea that puberty was the most awkward thing you could talk about with your friends, teachers and family. After lessons in school and the dreaded “talk” with parents, I still felt there were things that were just too taboo to discuss. This might just be me talking, but I’m […]Read More