Entertainment

The best summer number ones of the 2010s

With July having just kicked off, the summer season is, in theory, in full swing. With the summer blockbuster off the table this year, we at least have one reliable cultural cornerstone to judge the summer by:...

How gaming improves mental health

When you think about gaming, whether it be video games, traditional board games, or something else, you usually see the negative perception around them due to the number of media stories that showcase the wors...

Philadelphia and the impact it had on gay cinema

Gay cinema had something of a moment in the 2010’s with Moonlight taking home Best Picture at the 2017Academy Awards, with Call Me By Your Name also drawing awards season silverware and praise the following ye...

Eurovision review: A surprisingly solid romp

When it was announced Netflix were producing a Will Ferrell starring Eurovision comedy, one could be forgiven for having their expectations set at rock-bottom. How could Americans possibly get the intricacies ...

How Billie Eilish is transforming women’s fashion

Billie Eilish is one of the most interesting characters on the music scene right now. If you have ever listened to her lyrics or watched one of her bizarre music videos, you’ll know she is never afraid to be h...

The history of the charity single

Comic Relief is a cornerstone of British culture and this week, Ireland is getting in on the act. The cast of Derry Girls and Normal People will be taking part, comedy will be provided by the likes of The Two ...

How Big Brother rang in the reality TV revolution

It’s something our readers may find hard to imagine, but there was an era where the concept of sticking cameras in someone’s house and filming their every move was an alien concept. That all changed with the l...

How Pop-Punk endured

Have you listened to the radio or the top 40 on Spotify recently? There’s nary a guitar or drum to be found on a track. Yet the biggest cause of concert FOMO this summer appears to be the cancellation of My Ch...