Wednesday 21 Aug 2019 · Entertainment
At a personal level, Taylor Swift calls out Scooter for “incessant, manipulative bullying” against her. This is a feud that has gone on for a long time.
Wednesday 14 Aug 2019 · Faith
Society tells us that pigs don’t herd sheep, boys don’t dance, girls don’t play soccer or roller derby. But the heroes in the movies bravely defy society.
Wednesday 7 Aug 2019 · Trending
“You hate to see it” expresses a combination of criticism, schadenfreude, and dismay. But mostly it’s a lazy way of expressing faux sympathy.
Tuesday 12 Mar 2019 · Lifestyle
What are we celebrating on St Patrick’s Day? The day celebrates St Patrick and the arrival of Christianity in Ireland. But what on earth does Christianity have in common with being Irish?
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Thursday 20 Sep 2018 · Entertainment
Many recent Hollywood movies have played the daddy-issues card. But this movie is showing that, for many of us, there will also be mummy-issues.
Friday 29 Jun 2018 · Trending
The melancholy of human existence is that we constantly crave something new. But the new quickly becomes old. And then what?
Thursday 14 Jun 2018 · Entertainment
When he sings, “Had my first kiss on a Friday night, I don't reckon I did it right"; we reminisce, “Me too!”. That's Ed Sheeran’s charm. He’s one of us.
Friday 1 Jun 2018 · Lifestyle
His name says it all. He is alone. Solo. No parents. No friends. If we trust no-one, we will never be hurt. But if we trust no-one, we will be alone.
Friday 25 May 2018 · Trending
On the one hand, the Laurel-Yanny debate is a proof of relativism. You have your truth and I have mine. But on the other hand, it can also function as proof of objective truth—because everyone still hears two syllables and the same vowels.
Thursday 12 Apr 2018 · Culture
“Do I like the person that I’ve become?” We don’t like who the Aussie team has become, but what about the plank in our eye then?
Monday 12 Mar 2018 · Entertainment
Black Panther is the latest instalment in the Marvel franchise. Scoring 97% on Rotten Tomatoes, it is the #1 movie at the box office right now. But what makes this movie so special?
Monday 5 Mar 2018 · Entertainment
“Meant to Be” is Bebe Rexha’s highest-charting single. It’s essentially an updated version of Doris Day’s Que será, será! - a siren call for freedom without the responsibility.