America Needs Its Package Stimulated (or, The People vs Larry Flynt, Part II)

THE NOTORIOUS LARRY FLYNT, the totally minted publisher of porn magazine Hustler, released a statement that sent much of America reeling…or laughing. Everyone nursing broken purse strings could do with some easy money and as of this week it seems the easy-sleaze giants are also in need of a fat cash injection. A $5 billion … Continue reading America Needs Its Package Stimulated (or, The People vs Larry Flynt, Part II)

A-Level and GCSE Media Studies: More Useful Than Old English?

A-LEVEL MEDIA STUDIES students always get it in the neck from the UK press. It’s a time-honoured tradition of idiocy by the mainstream media. They’re continually branded every exam results season, by sneering old-schoolers in charge of various dying media platforms and their equally old-schooled parents as a ‘Mickey Mouse subject’. Prove them wrong – … Continue reading A-Level and GCSE Media Studies: More Useful Than Old English?

The Point of Perez Hilton (and to some extent, Paris)

Not forgetting that he is the self-proclaimed ‘Queen of all Media‘ whose name isn’t actually Perez, or Hilton, but actually Mario Armando Lavandeira; he has managed to survive three non-stop showbiz-busy years as one of the most popular bloggers in the entire UNIVERSE. Yes, welcome to the critique long read all about Perez Hilton. PEREZ … Continue reading The Point of Perez Hilton (and to some extent, Paris)