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  • The war of art

    Enough time doom-scrolling social media, and you might think human endeavour amounts to little more than killing time between wars. Because really, what do the memes, music, artwork, tweets – what does any of it matter in the face of the conflict currently engulfing Ukraine? The Putin regime is clearly the aggressor here, both in […]

  • Frank Grimes’ Enemy: Precarious Labour and Realism in The Simpsons

    The Simpsons has seen better days. As far back as 2004, Harry Shearer, voice actor of Mr. Burns, Waylon Smithers Jr. and over a dozen other major characters, was stating publicly that he could not watch recent episodes since they compared so poorly to earlier ones (Legett, 2004). In 2014, he was asked if he thought […]