Off/Stage, is an exciting, brand new, interactive, online one-stop zine dedicated to Black & Asian theatre and culture – and it’s the only publication of its kind in the UK. Tribe Arts, a major indie theatre and media collective based in the North of England, created this zine during the pandemic lockdown of 2020, filling … Continue reading Off/Stage – a new interactive zine dedicated to Black & Asian theatre
It seems we still live in an age of fear, disinformation, cynicism (which as we all know is intellectual laziness!) scaremongering disguised as public relations activity, and fake news. While efforts from the varying modern (as of 2020) distribution channels for information and news are being made to discourage falsehood — all while maintaining freedom … Continue reading Why did people believe the Bill Gates conspiracies about Coronavirus?
What is a self-made hero? Self made heroes are the strong individuals who work against adversity and all of the odds stacked against them – outright defying them – to succeed without gift or inheritance from others. Today we look up to entrepreneurs as self-made heroes. The coolest heroes are self-made. Although maybe that … Continue reading The coolest heroes are self-made. Here are a few of them.
People trust Twitter more than the news because of the perceived “purity” and reliability of the source, rather than the actual news story itself. Helpfully, Twitter is totally fuelled by community information and conversation. News media, on the other hand, is fuelled by gatekeepers. Twitter is trusted for its lack of gatekeepers. As an interface … Continue reading Why do people trust Twitter more than the news?
We simultaneously live in the age of information overload, and misinformation wealth. Curating your sources has never been more important. If you’re interested in technology, how it affects wider geopolitical and human issues, and futurism, it can be hard to figure out what to read – a lot of blogs and magazines get caught up … Continue reading Best 3 Free Tech Newsletters You Need To Subscribe To Now
Who is Hannah Pixie Snowdon? Hannah Pixie Snowdon is a sustainable living activist, tattoo artist, fashion entrepreneur and tattoo lifestyle model from Doncaster, UK. Since 2017, Hannah’s been on a nomadic mission to become a sustainable lifestyle activist and eco-advocate, having moved her main base to Nepal where her ongoing charity work is, while also … Continue reading Women changing the world pt. 3: Hannah Pixie Snowdon
The North of England saw its luck plummet in 2020. The Covid-19 pandemic only served to crystallise the long term issues at the micro-level of local UK governments typically being “unable” to manage their budgets regardless of council tax increases, and central governments “not giving” them any. Oh so wait – scratch that. Add in: … Continue reading Why The North Is A Petri Dish (Spoiler: It’s Not)
Breakout indie film and natural history documentary film ‘The Tigers of Scotland‘, which explores the plight of one of the most endangered creatures in the world – the Scottish Wildcat – has recently been featured as one of the Best Natural History Documentaries to Watch on Netflix. You can see the full list of Radio … Continue reading The Tigers of Scotland in Radio Times’ official ‘Best Netflix Natural History Documentaries’ List