• The Paradoxical Progressiveness Of The New ‘Gossip Girl’ Reboot

    It should have been no surprise to anyone that the new 'Gossip Girl' reboot would have a focus on updating its social politics. Its predecessor debuted in 2007 to a very different social and political culture. However, is the show's 'woke' rebranding well-intentioned and something we want to see...
  • Gossip Girl Reboot – Is A Return To The Upper East Side Necessary?

    Amrit Virdi ‘’Hey Upper East Siders, Gossip Girl here, your one and only source into the scandalous lives of Manhattan’s elite’’, may be one of the most iconic phrases in teen drama history. Based on the novels by Cecily von Ziegesar, Gossip Girl took the world by storm from...
  • From High Society To Lockdown Life: Are Bridgerton’s Gossip Columns Mirrored In Today’s Social Media?

    Talia Krais What’s on everyone’s lips at the moment. Well of course the new Netflix smash hit Bridgerton alongside the never-ending excitement of lockdown! Jealous of the social interactions taking place in groups bigger than six, viewers of Bridgerton live vicariously through the promenades and parties, royals and rakes,...
  • TV Review: Elite

    English Spanish show ‘Elite’ has hit the screens, and it has emerged to gain an elite status out of the newly added shows. Eight forty-five-minute episodes of highly executed thriller, but are there some familiar clichés? Like Riverdale, Elite is one of those shows that would grab our attention...
  • My life in phones: a brief history of technological memories

    Motorola clamshell, Nokia 1600 and Sony Ericsson k700 – a long lost generation of mobile phones that first introduced us to the technological world. Do you remember the initial excitement that pierced your heart when your fingers impatiently ripped the wrapping paper apart to reveal the one little piece...
  • And The Best-Dressed TV Show goes to…

    As the nights are getting colder and longer, exam session peaks its cruel head over our social lives. Student loans are getting exhausted, those wild nights out, with their 3am kebabs and 2pm ‘mornings’ are becoming a thing of the past. Cosy nights in with plentiful blankets, tea, and our...
  • Interview: The Pretty Reckless

    We were lucky enough to have a sit down with Taylor Momsen and Ben Phillips from The Pretty Reckless, who after just arriving from New York that day  were set to play a sold out Rock City. Is it good to be back in the U.K? Taylor: It’s awesome, I f***ing...