Category Archives: media

Thw World Health Organization Wants To Classify Video Game Addiction A Disease. These Academics Object

Last week, a group called the Higher Education Video Game Alliance, which describes itself as a platform for higher education leaders to “underscore the cultural, scientific and economic importance of video game programs in colleges and universities,” published a statement that strongly objected to the WHO classification. The alliance described the proposal as “premature” and said it […]

Thw World Health Organization Wants To Classify Video Game Addiction A Disease. These Academics Object

Last week, a group called the Higher Education Video Game Alliance, which describes itself as a platform for higher education leaders to “underscore the cultural, scientific and economic importance of video game programs in colleges and universities,” published a statement that strongly objected to the WHO classification. The alliance described the proposal as “premature” and said it […]

Egyptian Pop Singers Arrested For ‘Inciting Debauchery’ In Their Music Videos

“Leila Amer will detained for four days, according to reports, while authorities investigate her video for the song ‘Boss Oumek’ (‘Look At Your Mother’), which includes ‘suggestive’ dancing and gestures.” (The complaining attorney called it a “moral disaster” and “an attack on society and the destruction of the state.”) “Ms Amer’s case occurs less than […]

‘The Shape Of Water’ Leads 2018 BAFTA Nominations

“Guillermo Del Toro’s fantasy epic about a woman who falls in love with a sea monster … picked up 12 nominations, including best film and best director, as well as a best actress pick for Sally Hawkins and best supporting actress for Octavia Spencer. Darkest Hour and Three Billboards [Outside Ebbing, Missouri] each received nine […]

Why The American Western Looms Larger In Times Like These

“The western really tells you where the world is,” says Antoine Fuqua, director of the remake of The Magnificent Seven, which, released nearly 18 months ago, tells a fairly prescient story of where the US is currently heading. “We’re still dealing with people who are terrorising other people. We’re still dealing with people abusing other people, […]

The Biggest Moments At The Golden Globes

Sure, Lady Bird won two big awards, Get Out was wildly snubbed, and Laura Dern gave a great speech (here’s a list of the winners from The New York Times). But all eyes and ears were on Oprah, who wound up a rousing speech after winning the Cecil B. DeMille award like this: “For too […]

The Biggest Moments At The Golden Globes

Sure, Lady Bird won two big awards, Get Out was wildly snubbed, and Laura Dern gave a great speech (here’s a list of the winners from The New York Times). But all eyes and ears were on Oprah, who wound up a rousing speech after winning the Cecil B. DeMille award like this: “For too […]