The Weekend Specials

TV Shows & Starters Jane the Virgin (2014-) Jane the Virgin is a great show, full of over the top drama, comedy, romance, and even mystery. But really the show is much more than what it first appears to be. While it follows the tropes of the soap opera genre (fun fact: the show is…

Urban Poverty: We May Have Missed The Point

There’s been one article that’s been trending on many of our newsfeeds over the past couple of days. Buzzfeed published an article about “Millennials” (God, I hate this term) being the urban poor that we don’t notice. ICYMI, the article talks about how “millennials” have internalised societal pressure to keep up appearances, even at the…

Moral Absolutism

“It is a truth universally acknowledged, that a single man in possession of an Internet connection, must be in want of a fight online”  – Jane Austen So this article has been a long time coming. With DiCaprio being in the press for his Oscar win, his recent speech about climate change at the UN…

The Problem With The ‘Hashtag Revolution’

A few weeks back, a friend and I engaged in one of those good old-fashioned, all-too-rare-in-this-day-and-age things called a conversation. It was good to put my phone, laptop, iPad and other assorted technology down for a few minutes to get the 21st century equivalent of exercise: talking to other people. However, the subtle effects of…