I’m sure that after being bombarded with Will Smith memes for a week straight, reading an article on it is probably at the end of your fun list, but hear me out. There are really only two questions that matter; did Chris Rock deserve to be slapped for his comments on Jada Pinkett Smith? And should Will Smith be reprimanded for resorting to violence? Yes, and yes. I do … [Read more...] about Did Chris Rock deserve to get rocked?
As it stands, we’ve had three different actors portray Batman in the past decade; Christian Bale, Ben Affleck and the new kid on the block Robert Pattinson, and that’s not even mentioning the TV appearances. Is it time for the caped crusader to hang up his cape, at least temporarily? Or are there still mysteries for the world’s greatest detective to unravel? We as an … [Read more...] about Let Batman rest in his Bat-Bed in the Bat-Cave with his Bat-Teddy bear
The European Commission has recently announced their intent to give €500m worth of weaponry and other aid to the Ukrainian military in response to Russian invasion. This marks the first time the European Union has used their budget for a military operation. While normally, EU treaties prevent it from using any portion of its budget to finance military or defence spending, an … [Read more...] about How involved is the EU in the Ukrainian conflict?
Why does my vote matter in a pool of thousands? How can my opinion sway the tide of an already popular or unpopular topic? I’ll be the first in accepting that those same thoughts swam across my head at one point. But I can tell you the exact day that I stopped thinking them; January 20, 2017. For those of you well versed in American politics, that should be an easy date to … [Read more...] about Why Voting Matters
The Carrie ensemble.Photo courtesy of @gumsagram Instagram Is it unprofessional of me to admit that what got me to buy a ticket to Carrie: the Musical was not to support the local arts, but the prospect of a musical filled with blood and a murderous rampage? Even if, I won’t let you all shame me. I hadn’t been this excited to watch a musical since Little Shop of Horrors … [Read more...] about Bloody Brilliant – Carrie: the Musical GUMS Review