We should all be concerned about stories of religiously-driven campaigns against classical art.
Video Vixens! Or If Howard Beale Was Horny As Hell
A prophetic film about smut on TV.
Primed For Profit: The BBFC’s Double Standards
The British censors allow wealthy streaming giants to self-certify at a reduced cost, while still bleeding physical media distributors dry.
Moral Coercion And Twisted Facts From The UK Parliament’s Censorial Fanatics
British politicians and professional censors join forces with American fundamentalists to demand a ban on porn.
The Modern-Day Blue Pencils Of The Sensitivity Readers
There is no point in trying to make yesterday’s literature inoffensive to easily offended modern readers.
A Legally Harmful Belief
When we fixate on the concept of ‘bad’ ideas and simple disagreement causing actual harm, we simply empower those who want to control our every thought.
Is The Advertising Standards Authority Drunk?
Brewdog once again shows that there is no need to pay for advertising when the self-proclaimed authority can be conned into doing the job for you.
Mandatory British Video Censorship Is Outdated And Unnecessary
Isn’t it time we scrapped the four-decade-old Video Recordings Act and allowed an even playing field between physical media, streaming services and TV broadcasters?
Twitter Panic And The Fragility Of Social Media
Twitter’s current problems – and the possibility that it might all end very badly – just goes to show that we shouldn’t become dependent on any single form of communication.
The Free Speech Campaigners Are Oddly Silent About Sexual Expression
The vocal demands for free speech and political efforts to bring the likes of PayPal under control seem to become very quiet as soon as you mention sexual freedom.
The Pope Does Not Approve Of Porn
Priests and nuns have been watching porn on their phones, and The Pope is not at all amused.
The ‘Orrible World Of 8mm Horror
From the days before VHS – movie collecting, curious edits and weird retitling.