How the throwaway comments of a single campaigner led to hysterical press reports around the world.
We would never take people seriously if they suggested that the whole of any industry or culture was represented solely by its worst elements. So why do we accept such blanket criticisms of adult entertainment?
The latest self-serving study by the BBFC is another exercise in manipulation and nudge-policy towards having everything we see under their control.
A selection of predictably hysterical and ill-informed British TV documentaries and discussion shows from the height of the Video Nasty moral panic.
How the TV broadcast of the horror classic caused religious hysteria and fears of demonic possession.
Looking back at the hysterical, evidence-free report on ‘sexualisation’ by Reg Bailey, the man the BBFC want to oversee their appeals committee.
The definitive visual guide to the most notorious films of the 1980s.
The controversial Satanic leader has allegedly expired.
Your annual hysterical warning about evil monsters slipping dubious substances into trick or treat candy.
The fear of technological progress, end times panic and Orson Welles’ apocalyptic documentary films.
The moral panic over Joker is a depressing throwback to video nasty hysteria.
The Great British tradition of forcing through bad laws with a combination of manipulated hysteria and biased research from prohibitionist organisations.