By Michelle McClair Do you like super powers? Epic fight scenes? Highly dysfunctional families? Catchy 80s soundtracks? Well boy do I have a show for you. Netflix’s Umbrella Academy has it all. Umbrella Academy follows the lives of seven adopted siblings, who were all born on the same day to mothers who were not pregnant the morning before they gave birth, as they try to … [Read more...] about Netflix’s Umbrella Academy: the perfect excuse to procrastinate those essays
PETA shamed for criticising Steve Irwin
By Michelle McClair This year we celebrated Steve Irwin’s 57th birthday on the 22 February and Google celebrated with us, honouring Steve’s life and all of his work by customising the Google Doodle. However, PETA (People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals) had other ideas. Typical for organisations like PETA, they decided that instead of celebrating Irwin’s life and the … [Read more...] about PETA shamed for criticising Steve Irwin
The Ted Bundy Tapes: do we glorify serial killers?
By Michelle McClair With the emergence of The Ted Bundy Tapes, along with the release of the trailer for the latest movie about Bundy’s life featuring Zac Efron, we can’t help but ask, is the new material released about Bundy insensitive? Do we glorify serial killers for our own entertainment? Serial killers have always fascinated our society, whether it's Theodore Bundy, … [Read more...] about The Ted Bundy Tapes: do we glorify serial killers?
How to dress for spring when it still feels like winter
By Michelle McClair As brands unveil to us their spring collections, and models walk the catwalk in airy, bright spring clothing, we can’t help but glare out our windows at the sub-zero weather conditions. One question comes to all of our minds: “How can I dress for spring when it still feels like winter?” With Irish weather being predictably cold, its important to stay … [Read more...] about How to dress for spring when it still feels like winter