Author: Josh Watts

Book Review: The Descent of Man by Grayson Perry

Once in a while we encounter an idea that changes everything in our world. And sometimes, all we need to do is open our eyes and read. The renowned linguist and political commentator/critic, Noam Chomsky, wrote in 1985: “We live entangled in webs of endless deceit, often self-deceit, but with …

James Bond: Spy, Misogynist, Alpha Male?

When Daniel Craig criticised the character of James Bond in 2015, labelling him a ‘misogynist’ from whom audiences could learn ‘nothing’, he offered an opportunity to reflect upon a character who is at once a British icon and doubtless the world’s most beloved (fictional) spy. Craig elsewhere told Esquire that he …