Image by Petra Eriksson

Feminism is a topic that I’m constantly writing or reading about, and both as a movement and as a literary genre, it has become a primary focus of my day-to-day life. However, ironically, it remains a topic that I don’t think is taught about nea...

 Image by Laura Berger

The spotlight on sexual harassment has indeed gotten brighter with the onset of the ‘Me Too’ movement, including media coverage and more open public dialogue on the issue. However, the extent of casual forms of sexual harassment and assault,...

 Image via razum/Shutterstock.

The first AI-written screenplay is promised to appear within five years. That’s sooner than most national pledges of net zero greenhouse gas emissions. It’s quicker than becoming a doctor. It’s closer than the prospect of eradicating pover...

January 18, 2020

A commitment-deficient generation wakes in a world where instant gratification is possible and endless options are available in every aspect of life; from what we want to eat to where we want to live to who we want to be when we grow up. With touch-screen-accustomed fi...

January 14, 2020

Photo of a ceiling in Hasht Behesht, Isfahan, Iran by Diego Delso (via WikiCommons)

When a certain Twitter-savvy president took to the internet, threatening an attack on 52 Iranian sites in attempt to deter Tehran retaliation to the killing of general Qassim Soleimani,...

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As our lives begin to plough into 2020, we begin to ponder how we would like this year to unfold... achieving grades, graduating, securing a first job, getting that work promotion, more money, more travelling, more socialising, more friends,...

October 15, 2019

Photos via Wikimedia Commons: Mummified hand from the Musée des beaux-arts de Lyon

When I visited the Pompeii exhibition during its temporary feature at the Royal Ontario Museum in Toronto, I remember holding my breath. I wasn’t convinced that I was prepared t...

“Maybe sorry is the closest I ever got to expressing love.” 

Jenny Hval, via Tom Øverlie (Flickr)

Ruminations on love; the ecosystem of a human narrative, and one’s place in it; ‘of corpse’ and other gems; blossoming into awareness. In Jenny Hval’s latest album...

November 23, 2018

You can find the original version of this article on the Funzel

Iain Sinclair, one could say, is obsessed with London. The Last London, one of his most recent publications is, if we want to give credit to Guardian writer John Day, and depending on how we count, Sinclair...

October 1, 2018

Didn’t you hear it? The planet’s ominous cry? A summer raided by record fires, heat waves and floods. Didn’t you sense a certain anxiety? A summer in which the pleasures of beach volley and late-night parties were partly darkened with a guilty feeling that our future p...

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