Identity and Societal Issues in Zootopia: Disney Doing It Right

  I like the direction Disney is heading into lately. While caucasian princesses and male superheroes singing jolly songs and going on quirky adventures are as popular as ever, Disney’s Studios show that they are also capable of addressing more serious issues – in a non-threatening, more cuddly way. An example of this is the … More Identity and Societal Issues in Zootopia: Disney Doing It Right

Hitchens and Titus – Gravitas and Levity

I once read that stand-up comedians nowadays fulfil a similar job as journalists, as a result of journalism becoming more concerned with commentary and opinion than with reporting. Both crafts, in any case, serve a public goal. Two of my favourite public servants in those crafts are Christopher Hitchens and Christopher Titus. I can read … More Hitchens and Titus – Gravitas and Levity

Forever Alone, or Not, And Everybody Is Pretty Fucking Fine With That

Do you have a favourite love story? You probably do, as we all are spoon-fed love stories from the moment we first saw the outside world. Romantic love, differing from other ‘kinds’ of love, such as platonic love, is a major theme in a great amount of songs, books and movies. Not to mention commercials, … More Forever Alone, or Not, And Everybody Is Pretty Fucking Fine With That