On the 25th February 1942, the city of Los Angeles was plunged into darkness at approximately 3:00am with the haunting explosions of anti-aircraft guns going wild in the night sky. It seemed that the fears of U.S intelligence had come to fruition, with an assumed raid by the IJAAS (Imperial Japanese Army Air Service). The streets of L.A were pitch black, only illuminated by the shells and overhead searchlights aiming for this seemingly invisible threat.
Billy Hayes - My Story. "As everyone knows, I’ve been through a lot over the last few years, and after doing a mental health YouTube video and a charity football match for mental health, I decided to go to the next level... Here is my official documentary, I...
Premiering in 2016, This Is Us is an American drama series which has received praise and awards for its detailed plots and hard-hitting, truthful stories. Big in the USA; This Is Us has picked up a few Emmys in its 6-years of run time. However, this show somehow isn’t as popular in England… and it should be. Lead image by Cottonbro on Pexels.
Whether intentional or not, the media tends to villainise celebrities who suffer with mental health conditions. As you can imagine, Kanye West is struggling with his divorce, yet the media paints him as ‘psychotic and ‘unhinged’. Is this a safe way to be talking about someone with bipolar disorder?
A terrible event occurred on Wednesday the 16th of February 2022. British man 35-year-old Simon Nellist was training for a charity swim (that raised money for children with disabilities) in Little Bay, a beach in Sydney, Australia.
As of recent, there has been a progressive development in the rise of various vigilante groups, especially within our local community – more specifically, targeted towards capturing and exposing paedophiles through an assortment of means.
Many of you may have heard by now about the rising conflict along the Russian and Ukrainian border which could amass into a full-scale war with many countries protecting each other due to allyship and previous agreements. Lead photo from Pexels user: Kris Moklebust.
Vastly popular amongst the cosplay community, London Anime & Gaming Convention is an event aiming to, according to their official website, bring anime fans, gaming fans and general geeks together, through means such as online forums, social media, real-life meetups and recognisably, conventions; running official conventions across the United Kingdom as early as 2015, the organisation known as Animeleague has faced its fair share of controversy throughout the years, which still remains prominent to this day.
This franchise, like few others in the league, has accomplished a lot in the last few decades. With seventeen NBA (1949, 2020) championships, the Lakers are one of the most successful teams in the league. Only one other team could say they’ve won the same (Boston Celtics). Like every other team in the world of sports, the Lakers struggled to make it to the playoffs and were not considered title contenders after the late Kobe Bryant retired from basketball.
Music videos are the visual representation of a song. For me personally, they have the power to change my opinion and views on a body of work. It gives the artist a chance to express their creativity and give deeper meanings to their music; it’s like when a book becomes a show.