From left to right: Courtney Love, Taylor Swift, Fiona Apple

Earlier this month, Courtney Love definitively ruled out a reunion of her band ‘Hole’; responsible for 1994’s classic ‘Live Through This’ and most recently, 2010’s ‘Nobody’s Daughter’. The collective response to the news seemed to be a shrug. In response to the announcement, Twitter users responded with remarks of “who…


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As of writing, the winner of the New York City mayoral race has not been declared, and likely still won’t have been by time of publishing, as complete results are not expected until next month. …


Still from the music video for Billie Eilish’s ‘NDA’

It’s no secret that mainstream music has become darker and mellower in recent years; the most significant, and hugely popular, debut album of the 2010s — Billie Eilish’s ‘When We All Fall Asleep…’ — was filled with tales of toxic relationships, drug addiction, death and suicidal ideation. Meanwhile, the hoards…


‘The Purge’ franchise — for as much as I have admittedly enjoyed it through the years — has never felt as profound as it purports to be. The films all revolve around an America ruled by the “New Founding Fathers” who have instituted an annual one-day holiday where all crimes…


The ‘Regressive Left’ have built a large online following

So-called ‘identity politics’ — the oft-maligned, rarely clearly defined school of thought — once predominantly critiqued by conservatives, has increasingly drawn the ire of leftists in recent years. It’s understandable as to why; as important as representation is, it’s also true that establishment politicians can and do use the guise…


source: Getty Images // Close-up picture of Andrew Yang standing outside

This time next week we will effectively know who the next mayor of New York City will be. The general election isn’t until November, but the winner of the Democratic Primary — which takes place on June 22nd — is all but guaranteed to win in November, given the heavy…


Left: Chrissy Teigen, Right: Courtney Stodden

Even by Twitter standards - a site known for it’s near-constant feuds, Chrissy Teigen has been involved in a *lot* of Twitter fights; sometimes the agitator, other times, the rebutter. …


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The 2020 election was presented by Democrats as nothing less than a fight for the survival of democracy. Joe Biden ran on the slogan “battle for the soul of our nation”. Anything other than a decisive Democrat victory was presented as a fundamental threat to the very fabric of democracy…


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Pride Month, at it’s core, is a commemoration of rebellion; a period to honour and remember the 1969 Stonewall riots; where predominantly POC members of the LGBT+ community rioted in response to the police raid of the Stonewall Inn. The riot was a turning point in LGBT+ activism, which beforehand…


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CW: This post briefly talks about sexual misconduct allegations against Cuomo and the response to them

In December of last year, former Andrew Cuomo aide Lindsay Boylan came forward to accuse her old boss of sexual harassment. In the months since, several more women have come forward to make more…

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