Something that drives modern society is the Top Dog mentality: that one has to domineer above all others. An interesting by-product from this obsession of power, alongside the people left to eat dust at the kerbs, the propagation of individualism…. is censorship. It’s a mess, it’s frustrating, but because, out of millions of Facebook users, … Continue reading IMPRISONED FOR POSTING ON FACEBOOK: SAVE JABEUR
In the beginning there was Cambridge, MA. 2004. The code for Facebook version 1.0 had its last tweaks clack-clack-clacked from a tiny room within the graduand folds of Harvard, before being released into the world. Today, it’s worth 4.27 BILLION dollars and calls Palo Alto, CA, home. Facebook is the social networking service that’s irreversibly … Continue reading The Unspoken Rules of Facebook
Originally from M+ Magazine. Photo by Danni Skerritt. Ben Tallon is the award winning, internationally acclaimed illustrator who has swept his quills and spray paints all over e4’s Skins campaign, The Guardian, The Wall Street Journal, Design Week and various indie and design publications. M+ meets the man behind the spilt ink & sketches. ART INTERVIEW: … Continue reading ART INTERVIEW: Ben Tallon
Sexy dress! Sexy dress! Sexy dress. Sexy tux! Oh look Angelina turned up! Sexy dress… How do you solve a problem like making an overblown awards ceremony interesting? For many, the 68th Golden Globe Awards spelled a night of back-patting and Academy Award predictions. For others, it’s watching the motion picture elite swan around, dine … Continue reading RICKY GERVAIS: GOLDEN GLOBES’ MOST CONTROVERSIAL HOST?
Paloma Faith, In A Manner of Speaking JOURNALIST SALI HUGHES SAID – ACTUALLY, TWEETED IT, BEST: “Everyone going batshit mental over Paloma Faith: have you never said something on Twitter on a bad day, that made you sound a bit of a dick?” Exactly. The temptations are always there: to VENT AND TYPE FURIOUSLY … Continue reading Paloma Faith, In A Manner of Speaking
THE GIFT OF HINDSIGHT can be a wonderful thing. In the average time it takes to get over a break up, two months have passed since Jeremy Hunt, Minister of Culture announced a number of cuts and “streamlining” initiatives that saw many public bodies merged, or simply culled. The public sector has forced its goodbyes … Continue reading MANCHESTER INDIE FILM: UK FILM COUNCIL ABOLISHED – AFTERMATH
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