GRANTED, THE FOLLOWING list of “Ten Things Students Do Instead Of Revise” has not been compiled scientifically. Nor is it based on the universal experience of scholars. Although I do write from a good few years of experience which is enough for a blog. Like this one, Culturegloss! So, if you’re aged between 16 and … Continue reading Ten Things Students Do Instead Of Revise In The 2000s
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 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?
DESPITE THE ECONOMIC crisis and the credit crunch and the (please, just say it) recession keeping the skies fixedly grey for 2009, there are still plenty of reasons to feel at least a bit stoked about the year ahead. For example, Celebrity Big Brother returns to Channel 4 in the new year. This means easy-pickings … Continue reading It’s Your Free 2009 Horoscope from Culturegloss!
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)
THE DEFINITION: ALPHA FEMALE, presumes two things. One is wrong: The definition somehow mimics that of the alpha male. The second is right: Alpha means ‘first’ or ‘predominant.’ The two presumptions compound together to imply that the male is predominant – that the alpha female is somehow an odd construction of character and a … Continue reading Stop Hating The Alpha Female
Sitting in a musky dressing room, Blaine Harrison is playfully tapping with drumsticks whilst sporting his enviably effortless new wave haircut. Although you can only see one of his eyes through his mop, it is bright and piercing. And its true – he looks just like his dad. Although no longer a part of … Continue reading Blaine Harrison, Mystery Jets: Gig Interview