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Book Review: A Beginner’s Guide to Being Mental by Natasha Devon

“If climate change or capitalism doesn’t cause the apocalypse first, it might very well be heralded by the collective loss of our minds,” Natasha Devon states in the introduction to ‘A Beginner’s Guide to Being Mental’. “This book is therefore my attempt to save the world. No pressure then…” This …

Americanising Moana: The Accent Problem in Children’s Films

What do the children’s films Kung Fu Panda, Moana, and How To Train Your Dragon have in common? If you guessed that they’re all fantastic films, then you’d be right. However, there is also another weird similarity. Have you noticed anything strange about the accents of the characters? I’ve noticed …

Outcry From Fans Saves the Nine Nine! – NBC Renews for Season 6

NBC has confirmed that Brooklyn Nine Nine will move to the network after Fox announced on 10 May that it would not be renewing the show for a sixth season – and despite a loud online campaign from fans. The hashtag #RenewB99 trended on Twitter worldwide following the announcement, as fans …

#Next100Years: A Woman’s Place is in the Gallery

Gender segregation in art schools, barring from life drawing classes, and no elected women in the Royal Academy of the Arts (RA): by the time a proportion of women won the right to vote, they had emerged from a century of discrimination and underrepresentation in the arts world.  And they …