Social Commentary

How Amal Alamuddin Proved to Every Woman Out There That They CAN Have It All

Diana Verde Nieto | Posted 06.07.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Diana Verde Nieto

There's an element of social commentary here too: Alamuddin (and every other woman that has worked hard to sustain a career, academic passion or otherwise alongside a relationship) contradicts the self-help books, columnists and psychological surveys which advise that it is not possible to have it all

The Banes of My Existence 3: Having to Buy Something From The Establishment You Only Entered To Use The Lavatory

Sammy Sultan | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Comedy
Sammy Sultan

Relieving oneself is the most universal action a human can do. Obama, the Queen and your mother does it. Therefore, restaurants, shops or offices should be receptive to this fact. To expect to benefit financially is deeply immoral.

Want a Pulitzer? Write About Death

Louisa Leontiades | Posted 07.04.2013 | Home
Louisa Leontiades

In fact our morbid fascination with death has been created and recreated in countless different ways. Death has power. It's the number one box office draw. It's why the media concentrate on tragedy. It's why the soap operas kill off a major character to get Christmas ratings.

Things A Grump May Not Appreciate!

Sammy Sultan | Posted 14.03.2013 | UK Comedy
Sammy Sultan

There used to be show on television I would have been perfect for, Grumpy Old Men. Unfortunately, or indeed fortunately, I am only 23 years of age. Nevertheless, here is a list of the things I feel people must not do.

56 Up: Because Real People's Lives are Interesting and Important

Ruth Stevenson | Posted 24.07.2012 | UK Entertainment
Ruth Stevenson

I can't get enough of the 7 up series, a TV documentary following a group of people across the course of their lives. The first instalment was in 1964, when a group of 14 seven-year-olds from different backgrounds were selected to participate with the original premise "give me a child until he is seven and I will give you the man" and "the union leader and the business executive of the year 2000 are now 7 years old."

Premium Economy is an Oxymoron

Sammy Sultan | Posted 22.05.2012 | UK Lifestyle
Sammy Sultan

I fly economy. I am neither proud nor dismayed by this fact. It is the way of the world: your finances dictate where you sit on a plane. That said, on...