Five shocking days in the life of an alcoholic While Wilder’s 1945 Oscar winner, The Lost Weekend, was not the first big-screen look at alcoholism, it was one of the earliest to take such an honest and unrelenting approach. Though ...Read More »
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Sexism in UK porn laws
Everyone has been talking about the new pornography laws in the UK being untenable for the industry, which I agree, it is. However, I’ve not seen anyone up in arms about the sexism inherent in the laws – male ejaculation ...Read More »
Is it art or is it pornography?
Recently, Leena McCall’s Portrait of Ms Ruby May, Standing was removed from the Mall Galleries after being deemed ‘disgusting’ and pornographic’. It’s certainly not the first time an artistic work has been removed from the public eye for similar reasons ...Read More »
Censorship, privacy, and freedom in popular culture
I took a break from my illness-induced comatose existence on the sofa on Friday evening to feel outraged by an article on The Guardian discussing our complete lack of privacy in this day and age. Since the US Government passed ...Read More »