Yes, ‘FRIENDS’ Fans, Ross Geller is Problematic

Starting out in the mid-90s and running over ten seasons, twenty years later Friends is still the theme of countless pub quizzes and the source of inspirational quotes printed on cheap Primark t-shirts.  Friends fans have watched Ross pine for Rachel for almost two seasons, celebrated their first kiss, and had debates about whether they […]Read More

How the Beauty Industry Pressured Women Into Shaving

‘I shave my whole body every day. It’s exhausting. Trust me. It’s gotten to the point where it takes up more of my life than anything else.’ – Chrissy Teigen in Allure, April 2015 ‘I refuse to shave. I had hairy armpits … The boys in my school would make fun of me. “Hairy monster.” […]Read More

Female Empowerment Through Literature: Four Must-Reads

Though literature can provoke and offend, it is likewise capable of acting as a medium of inspiration and empowerment.  Among the four books listed below are feminist non-fiction texts focusing on women’s sexuality and menstruation, encouraging female empowerment through education. Come As You Are by Emily Nagoski, Ph.D.  Centred around women’s sexuality, Dr. Emily Nagoski’s […]Read More

Live Music Industry Suffering Under Covid-19 Repercussions

It’s been a little over three months since the UK has entered lockdown and since Glastonbury, Parklife and numerous others announced the cancellation of this year’s festivals. It comes as no surprise that the live music industry has experienced a 75% drop in revenue this year, according to Goldman Sachs’ ‘Music In The Air’ report. […]Read More

Tales of Cocaine, LSD, and Murder: True Crime Books to

With the increased popularity of true-crime shows such as Conversations with a Killer, Tiger King or The Disappearance of Madeleine McCann, bibliophiles craving more detailed accounts of the world of drug traffickers and murderers will be able to finally satisfy their yearning by indulging in some of these mesmerising true crime books. Blow by Bruce […]Read More