A look at the horrible anonymity of the modern book cover.
Tag: social justice
Burn After Reading: How Instagram Sucks The Joy Out Of Books
In which the hyper-competitive world of social media turns its ire on… readers.
The Golden Age Of Cosmopolitan Covers
The iconic covers from the glory days of the women’s guide to aspirational lifestyle and sexual liberation.
Three New Lows Of Microbudget Horror Cinema
Everything wrong with the modern horror movie explained.
Bland Is Grand: The Depressing Dominance Of Production Line Cinema
The global dominance of culturally, spiritually dead and obscenely overblown cinema, crushing everything else underfoot, is nothing to celebrate.
Is There Anything More Pointless Than A Right-On Monopoly?
The news that Monopoly is now consulting on social justice revamps of its Community Chest cards has been greeted by many with raised eyebrows, and no wonder.
Why The Past Matters
The Critical Drinker’s passionate defence of the art of yesterday, no matter how much it clashes with current ideas.
Ugly People And Their Beautiful Creations: The Art Is Not The Artist
Bad people make great art, and it is important that we learn to separate the two.
The Scourge Of The Online Activist
Why are armchair activists able to destroy the lives of others for fun and profit?
Nikolas Schreck And The Nice People
Poking the extremists on either side of the culture wars, Nikolas Schreck launches his two new videos on The Reprobate.
In Defence Of Fu Manchu
Sax Rohmer’s series of novels, and the films that they inspired, are the subject of much controversy. But we need to see them in context