Never underestimate the power of memory. After COVID shutdowns, nostalgia for the big screen helped bring struggling movie theatres back from the brink, with a slew of retreads topping the box office in 2022. Hollywood’s trip down memory lane took audiences back to Jurassic World, Gotham and Wakanda, with a stop in Pandora coming soon. The nostalgia factory reached right back to 1986, elevating a Top Gun sequel to the top-grossing film worldwide. Read More
Sean Mccusker, Northumbria University, Newcastle A recent Labour party campaign mocked short-lived British prime minister Liz Truss and current chancellor Jeremy Hunt as clowns, complete with photoshopped red noses, colourful wigs and oversize bowties. This advertisement echoed years of similar criticisms of former prime minister Boris Johnson and former U.S. president Donald Trump. These are […]
So much in our collective life has changed in the era of COVID. The guideposts of modern life have shifted, altering how we see our world and one another.
“Oh, my God. I can hardly buy groceries for my family anymore. They’re out of reach.” Bernice Rink, a mother of three, said to a U.S. national public radio station in 2021, in the midst of the pandemic.
The death of professional ice hockey player Adam Johnson from a freak injury has renewed debates about protective hockey equipment.
It seems to me we’ve reached a weird and unfamiliar place in the pandemic journey.
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