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Misogynoir: Special Treatment For Black Beauty

Misogynoir was first coined by black queer feminist Moya Bailey to address the specific misogyny black women are subjected to due to their race, female gender and sex. As black women do not experience misogyny on its own, there is often an undertone of racism as opposed to the misogyny experienced by other races. Misogynoir specifically targets black women and more often black women of … Continue reading Misogynoir: Special Treatment For Black Beauty

World Comedy Clash brings a united front

Kane Brown hosts a comedy palooza night at Hackney Empire like nothing before. With 9 comedians from 9 different countries, battling head-to-head on 1 stage to take the World Comedy Clash Crown. Being their first show since 2019, I knew the comedians would come out swinging. With a mixture of content spanning from racism to the infamous Oscar Slap, to growing up in a Caribbean … Continue reading World Comedy Clash brings a united front

To Catch A Dick – An ode to sexual empowerment

London Hughes is the comedian we all need during lockdown. British Comedian London Hughes is taking the US by storm. Her debut Netflix special ‘To Catch A Dick’ is the feel-good, self-empowering stand-up show you need to watch. Having dominated the British comedy scene and a successful tour at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival, Hughes is now ready to spread her wings under Kevin Hart’s guidance … Continue reading To Catch A Dick – An ode to sexual empowerment

Rebooting Reboots

The film and television industry’s obsessive need to make reboots out of everything stunts creativity and originality. The industry is a business; artistry generates profit. Reboots give an excuse to guarantee commercial success overtaking a risk that might not pay off. The global COVID-19 pandemic has shaken how films and shows are made. The industry is still healing, making successful productions are vital in keeping … Continue reading Rebooting Reboots

Michaela Coel as Arabella, I May Destroy You

I May Destroy You will leave you stronger than ever

How do you do pick up the pieces of your world when it has been shattered? In the pilot episode of Michaela Coel’s twelve-episode dramedy series ‘I May Destroy You’ which was written, produced, directed and starred in by Coel. We follow Arabella (Coel) a strong-willed millennial icon and Writer based in London, who is suffering from writer’s block. Arabella is struggling to meet her … Continue reading I May Destroy You will leave you stronger than ever